Desiree Jacqueline Guerzon is the lovely wife of billionaire, Kevin Plank. Her hubby is none other than the founder and CEO of apparel company Under Armour.
Lenise Stephenson is the lovely corporate wife of AT&T Inc. chairman and CEO, Randall Stephenson. Lenise and her husband have been married for over three decades, keep reading to know her top facts.
Meet Rebecca Muilenburg, she is the lovely wife of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg.
Rebecca Muilenburg who also goes by Rebecca Kickert-Muilenburg is a Licensed Veterinarian licensed to practice in Illinois. She obtained her license in back in 1990 but according to online info, she is currently inactive.
Ricky Van Veen
Ricky Van Veen is the husband of actress, Allison Williams. His lovely wife is known for her work on the HBO series Girls. Ricky apparently annoyed Vogue’s honcho, Anna Wintour at last year’s met gala, that is according to a new documentary called The First Monday in May.
Allison, who is also a singer and comedian, was born on April 13, 1988, she is the daughter of of former NBC Nightly News anchor and managing editor Brian Williams and Jane Gillan Stoddard, a TV producer. Allison Williams graduated from Yale University in 2010. While at Yale, Williams was a member of the improv comedy troupe Just Add Water for four years, well as being a part of the YouTube series College Musical.
Allison was casted in the HBO series Girls in 2012. The daughter of former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams postponed her wedding plans when her father was suspended in February for his false statements regarding his coverage of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.
But enough on his lovely wife, who is in reality techie Ricky Van Veen 35, the co-founder of the website College Humor? –which has grown to become a leading source of comedy content on the Internet, attracting more than 12 million unique users every month.
Allison and her entrepreneur husband tied the knot in 2015. According to People, the wedding took place at Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming, and among the 150-200 guests included Williams’Girls co-stars Lena Dunham,Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, as well as pals Katy Perry, John Mayer, Barry Diller, Diane Von Furstenberg, Bruce Springsteen and Late Night’s Seth Meyers.
Read below interesting facts about him.
1. The native of Baltimore, MD.; is the son of Helen and Richard Van Veen.
2. Ricky Van Veen graduated from Wake Forest in 2003.
3. The couple met a Bachelor viewing party and he later proposed at one of the viewing parties.
4. They began dating in 2011, got engaged in 2014 and were married last year.
5. Ricky Van Veen launched his website from his Wake Forest University dorm room in 1999.
6. Van Veen has co-authored two CollegeHumor-branded books.
7. He was Executive Producer/Actor/Writer on MTV’s The CollegeHumor Show.
8. He served as Producer on Coffee Town, CollegeHumor’s first feature film, which is set for release in 2013.
9. He also launched the websites BustedTees.com and Vimeo.com under the umbrella company Connected Ventures.
10. Van Veen has helped launch multiple projects at IAC, including the 2009 launch of Notional and the 2013 release of Bout, a mobile photo game.
Find Ricky Van Veen on Twitter here.
Mina Malik, is the CCRB director and has filed a lawsuit after she was called a “p—y” by Chairman Richard Emery.
Reports say she is suing the male chairman after she reported him for making the gender-based slur. The lawsuit against Chairman Richard Emery was filed in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday. The incident goes back to last September when, according to the NY Post, Emery had a disagreement with a female CCRB attorney over how to discipline two cops who were accused of punching a man in the face while he was on a gurney.
The suit claims, the female attorney called on Malik for support. When Malik did back the woman, Emery allegedly said, “I don’t know why everyone is acting like a bunch of p—–s.”
He said the claims are “absolutely nonsense.” So, who exactly is Mina Malik and Richard Emery?
Mina Malik was born Mina Quinto Malik, she is a career prosecutor who was most recently Special Counsel to Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson. According to her LinkedIn, she also worked as a Special Counsel to the District Attorney at Kings County District Attorney. While at Ken Thompson, she advised him on how to revamp operations. She was also senior assistant district attorney in the Queens DA’s Special Victims Bureau where she oversaw the investigation and prosecution of child homicides and sex abuse cases.
In January of 2015, she was named The Civilian Complaint Review Board, new executive director. At the time, CCRB Chair Richard Emery spoke greatly of Mina Malik and told media: During her 20-year legal career, Ms. Malik has been a superb prosecutor and supervising assistant district attorney,”He added: “She’s a smart, creative and practical innovator with a reputation and track record as a leader and as a dedicated public servant.”
Malik replaced Tracey Catapano-Fox –who filed a lawsuit alleging wrongful termination. Tracey sounded the alarm on Emery’s “decision to collude” with the NYPD, and accused him of turning a blind eye to rampant sexual harassment within the CCRB itself. At the time of her new position, Mina Malik promised to advance the CCRB’s reform agenda and help build “a stronger more effective agency.”
Richard Emery is a high-profile civil rights attorney and has been the CCRB chief since 2014 after he was appointed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Richard D. Emery, is also, a founding partner of Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, civil rights, election law and litigation challenging governmental actions.
While a partner at Lankenau Kovner & Bickford, he successfully challenged the structure of the New York City Board of Estimate under the one-person, one-vote doctrine, resulting in the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous invalidation of the Board on constitutional grounds. Prior to Lankenau Kovner & Bickford, he was a staff attorney at the New York Civil Liberties Union and director of the Institutional Legal Services Project in Washington state, which represented persons held in juvenile, prison, and mental health facilities. He was also a law clerk for the Honorable Gus J. Solomon of the U.S. District Court for the district of Washington. He has taught as an adjunct at the New York University and University of Washington schools of law.
Richard enjoys a national reputation as a litigator, trying and handling cases at all levels, from the U.S. Supreme Court to federal and state appellate and trial courts. He has been the recipient of a wide range of honors, but scandal has follow more than once, Emery was accused of calling cops, “pigs,” back in February.
Raj Nooyi is the husband of one Fortune’s most powerful women out there, Indra Nooyi, Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo.
While attending Tina Brown’s Women in the World Summit last week, the Cola giant CEO discussed the struggles she’s had to face as a female in charge, revealing despite she’s been the PepsiCo CEO for nearly a decade, colleagues still refereed to her as “sweety” and “honey.”
Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi was born October 28, 1955 in Chennai, India. She went to school in India and worked in her country as product manager at Johnson & Johnson and textile firm Mettur Beardsell. She attended Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Madras. She received bachelor’s degrees in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from Madras Christian College in 1974 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in 1976. Thanks to the support of her father, Indra followed her dream of studying in America, after being admitted to Yale School of Management in 1978. At the same time she completed an internship with Booz Allen Hamilton. Following her 1980 Yale graduation, Indra Nooyi worked for major companies including the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Motorola and Asea Brown Boveri. It was in 1994 Indra joined PepsiCo as Chief Strategist, all while balancing a young family.
Over the next decade, Indra was responsible for the acquisition o f Tropicana and a 14 billion dollar take over of Quaker Oats, maker of Gatorade. On October 2006, she was named president and CEO of PepsiCo. During her years at PepsiCo Indra has been a true believer that gender diversity has to be embraced for a company to be successful.
Mr. Raj K. Nooyi has been President at AmSoft Systems since 2002. Mr. Nooyi was Manager at Hewlett-Packard Company from 1983 to 1990, Employed by Eaton Corporation from 1978 to 1983 in its manufacturing operations. Accoridng to his profile, he serves as Vice Chairman at Plan International USA, Inc.; also as Director of PRTM Management Consultants, Inc. Raj Nooyi also served as Director of Innovex Inc. from 2002 to July 27, 2006. He was Director at Pittiglio Rabin Todd & McGrath from 1991 to 2001.
Raj Nooyi is also a certified CIRM by the American Production and Inventory Control Society.He earned an MBA from University of Chicago and holds an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas and a B.E. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Mysore.
Raj Nooyi and Indra have been married since 1980 and are the proud parents of two daughters, Preetha and Tara.
New york native, Alexis Ohanian is an entrepreneur, activist and investor; he rose to prominence after co-founding the social news website, Reddit.
He along, Steve Huffman, whom he met back in 2001 in their University of Virginia dormitory, when they were both incoming freshmen; founded Reddit in 2005 upon graduation, when they were admitted to the now-prestigious–though then-fledgling–startup incubator Y Combinator. Both Huffman and Ohanian left Reddit three years into the site’s 2006 acquisition by Conde Nast.
Though Alexis Ohanian remained in the Board of Directors. it wasn’t until 2014 that he returned to a full-time capacity the company he co-founded with Steve Huffman. He and Huffman were reunited at Reddit in 2015, after Steve made a return just months after Alexis.
For the years in between, Alexis focused his time and energy to founding and investing in companies that fit his model of making something people love and making the world suck less. Alexis helped launch hipmunk and ran marketing/pr/community before becoming an advisor and joining the fight against SOPA & PIPA.
Below you can read Alexis’ top ten facts:
1. Alexis Ohanian was born April 24, 1983, to father Chris Ohanian and German mother, Anke.
2. Alexis Ohanian has been invited to speak at TED.
3. He invests and advises over one hundred tech startups.
4. He owns a black cat named Karma.
5. He created & hosted a show on The Verge called Small Empires about tech startups & their communities
6. In 2013, he wrote a national bestselling book, Without Their Permission.
7. He was named on Forbes 30 Under 30 list two years in a row.
8. Alexis Ohanian volunteered in Armenia as a Kiva Fellow
9. He has been romantically linked to tennis star, Serena Williams since last October.
10. Before becoming a startup founder he worked as a waiter at Pizza Hut.
You can follow Alexis Ohanian on Twitter here.
Kelly Pelletz is the lovely wife of newly social entrepreneur, Michael Pelletz. Her hubby a former Uber driver has come up with his own idea of a star-up called, Chariot for Women –a cab service that caters only to women and by women.
Chariot for women its set to launch next week in Boston Massachusetts, and Kelly Pelletz is also a key component in the business. Michael got the idea of launching this service when he used to be a driver for the Mega cab company uber. Kelly’s hubby was prompted to offer a service that women could feel safe using due to one unsafe ride experience and the increasing number of rapes and assaults by Uber drivers. Many passengers have reported feeling threatened and there’s the Kalamazoo incident that turned into a shooting spree killing about 6 people.
All this is what further deterred his wife from becoming Uber driver herself, Kelly a registered nurse, was too scared. Kelly, Michael’s wife is now the president for Chariot for women and has come up with unique ideas to ensure the safety of women in Cabs.The Pelletzs know first hand Uber does not really care about the driver’s identity and doing a background check before hiring them, having had to pay millions in settlements. Michael and Kelly Pelletz have said they will make sure their service does all the necessary background check before hiring their drivers.
According to his LinkedIn, Michael studied Culinary Arts/Chef Training at the Johnson and Wales University, Miami, Florida. He served as the Chief Operating Officer at Raven Products, position he held for 17-years. Since 2012 he has been the President and CEO at Solprox, LLC.
Kelly Pelletz on the other hand, is a Granby, Mass.; native who currently resides with her husband and family in Charlton, Massachusetts. She also goes by Kelly L. Miller Pelletz. However, the couple and their company could face legal trouble. According to experts, a Boston firm told outlets, there’s nothing wrong with advertising particularly to a female customer base. But if a company goes further and refuses to pick up a man, then they could be accused of discrimination.
While billed as a woman-only service, Pelletz added that the service would pick up children under 13 regardless of gender, as well as transwomen. Michael confirmed that transwomen are allowed to drive for the company.
Kelly Pelletz is the mother of one daughter and is the step-mother to Michael’s two children from a previous marriage. Below you can read more interesting facts about Kelly Pelletz:
1. Kelly Pelletz is a 1999 graduate from Baystate School of Nursing.
2. Before becoming a mom in 2001, she worked at Baystate Medical’s neuro/surgical department
3. She also worked as a home care manager
4. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Our Lady of the Elms College in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree
5. In 2010 she traveled to Haiti on a medical mission
6. She arrived back home 48-hours before the 7.0 earthquake hit on January 12th.
7. She and Michael have been married since 2012.
Meet Gabi Holzwarth
Gabi Holzwarth is the violinist girlfriend of Travis Kalanick, the CEO and co-founder of ride-hailing and controversial service Uber.
Her boyfriend has been called a visionary, a disrupter, a genius and a jerk. One thing is certain: his company is unlike anything the world has seen before. Uber is likely the fastest-growing startup in history and definitely the most valuable at $62.5 billion.
Kalanick was born in Los Angeles, he lived in Northridge, California where he graduated from Granada Hills High School and studied engineering at UCLA before dropping out in 1998 to help found his first company, Scour. The file-sharing service not unlike Napster, ended in disaster when some of the world’s biggest media companies sued it for $250 billion in damages, forcing Kalanick to filed for bankruptcy. According to the Times, following the disaster of Scour, he slept in his childhood bedroom while starting Red Swoosh –an enterprise content delivery company that he sold to Akamai Technologies in 2007 for $18.7 million. Uber came next.
Uber, an on-demand black car service, seeks to be “Everyone’s Private Driver” by bringing disruptive technology and business innovation to urban transportation challenges. Uber is competing with taxi services in the United States and 59 other countries around the world. The company has been tearing across the globe, pledging to pour $1 billion each into China and India. In addition, Kalanick has been an active angel investor.
But why don’t we get to the good stuff. Gabi Holzwarth, the prominent violinist has said in the past how her romance with the billionaire helped her overcome an eating disorder that almost killed her. The couple met over a year ago at a Shervin Pishevar party, where she was invited to play. Read more interesting facts about Gabi Holzwarth, below:
1. The 26-year-old is from Redwood City, Calif. She has been playing since age 3.
2. Gabi Holzwarth suffered through serious violence as a child, including one incident at age 13 in which she was dragged by her hair.
3. The trauma she suffered as a child led her to struggled with eating disorders for a decade
4. As a result from her bulimia she suffers from osteoporosis.
5. Gabi Holzwarth began playing her violin in the streets of Palo Alto for tips
6. Gabi Holzwarth made friends with the titans of Silicon Valley that began hiring her for events and parties
7. Now a regular performer at Silicon Valley tech parties, she worked in sales for the San Jose Earthquakes soccer team.
8. She attended University of California, Davis and holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History.
9. She played a duet with Snoop Dogg at a Munchery party.
10. Gabi Holzwarth has played for BitTorrent, NetApp, Samsung, LinkedIn and Google.
You can find the lovely Gabi Holzwarth on Twitter here.