New Captains of Industry


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A “Captain of Industry" was a term originally used in the United Kingdom during the Industrial Revolution describing a business leader whose means of amassing a personal fortune contributes positively to the country in some way. This may have been through increased productivity, expansion of markets, providing more jobs, or acts of philanthropy.
Lead Host:
George Jarkesy, hedge fund manager, founder of several successful companies invites you to listen in as he talk to todays' and tomorrows' "Titans of Business". He will cover economics, global issues, politics and how they effect business and the markets themselves. George has a passion for building small businesses and promoting economic growth in America. Interview guests will be CEOs and experts in natural resources, economic trends and growth companies.
Guest Host: Dwayne Deslatte
A key member of the senior leadership team, Mr. Deslatte oversees NEAA’s core day-to-day activities, including, among many areas of critical importance, staff supervision; member recruitment and administration; advertising, public relations and marketing; project planning and scheduling; and event planning and coordination.
Over the past 15 years, Mr. Deslatte has earned distinction as a proven, detail-oriented manager in a diverse range of professional business and healthcare environments. He holds two Bachelors degrees and a Masters degree, having graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in History and from Texas Woman’s University, where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing and a Masters degree in Business Administration. On the business front, he served as Vice President of Research and Business Development at SH Celera Capital Corporation, an investment fund focused primarily on the oil and gas and biotech industries. He also was a member of the Board of Directors of PharmaFrontiers Corporation (now Opexa Therapeutics), to which he also provided strategi

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