Dorothea E. de Zafra-Atwell, MPIA

de-zafra-atwell-dorothea-740950Title: Director of Science Education, Senior Program Analyst (Retired)

Company: United States Department of Health and Human Services

Location: Silver Spring, MD


SILVER SPRING, MD, January 9, 2017, Dorothea E. de Zafra-Atwell, MPIA, Retired Director of Science Education and Senior Program Analyst of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in her professional endeavors.

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Douglas Samuels

samuels-douglas-1738553Title: President

Company: Young’s Appliances

Location: Glen Ellyn, IL


Glen Ellyn, Illinois, December 1, 2016, Douglas D. Samuels, President of Young’s Appliances, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in business management.

Mr. Samuels has 33 years of professional experience, with 16 years as the president of Young’s Appliances. As an expert in sales, he is fairly involved in marketing, merchandising and administrative duties, and he also handles financial responsibilities and retail sales.

Thirty years ago, Mr. Samuels was asked by his father-in-law to leave coaching and teaching, and become involved in the family business. Young’s Appliances has been operating since 1931, and he has progressed through the business, currently serving as the president, as well as the only family member still involved. Mr. Samuels’ biggest accomplishment to date is keeping the business running and competitive during the current economic turmoil. Young’s Appliances has earned numerous awards for service and performance within the industry, and is recognized for great customer service and business integrity.

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Lily Vega

Title: Senior Trader

Company: Huntleigh Securities Corporation

Location: Guaynabo, PR

Guaynabo, PR, November 22, 2016, Lily Vega, Senior Trader with Huntleigh Securities Corporation, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in securities trading.

At the start of her career, Ms. Vega was working in New York when she decided to move to Puerto Rico to accept a position with Merrill Lynch. Once she established herself with that firm, many organizations began to reach out to her to seek out her expertise, which eventually led to her present position.

Ms. Vega has been in the securities industry since the early 1980s, and she has occupied positions such as senior trader, vice president and senior vice president of portfolio analysis and compliance support for such firms as Prudential Bache, A.G. Becker, E. F. Hutton, Dean Witter, Credit Suisse First Boston, Bankers Trust, Doral Securities and Consultiva Securities Inc.

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John Powley

Title: Senior Director of Enterprise Services

Company: Elevate, Inc.

Location: Fort Worth, TX

 Fort Worth, TX, November 3, 2016, John Powley, Senior Director of Enterprise Services with Elevate, Inc., has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in business operations management.

As the senior director of enterprise services for Elevate, Inc., John Powley works to create platforms and drive teams to introduce new products. Each day, he is responsible for managing end-to-end integration of software solutions to support the delivery of services, including directing the development and deployment of secured and high availability information systems to mitigate risks, maintain continuity of operations and safeguard information assets acquisitions, architecture and business process enterprise services.

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Dr. Boris Farber, CEO, M.Eng., M.Sci., Ph.D., Dr.Sci., Professor, Academician


Title: President, Chief Executive Officer

Company: Noigel LLC., Farber’s Center for Academic Success, Inc., American Medical Technologies, Inc

Location: New York, NY





New York, NY, November 1, 2016, Dr. Boris Farber, President and Chief Executive Officer of Noigel, LLC, and Farber’s Center for Academic Success, Inc has been recognized by Elite American Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in  Bio and Nanotechnologies, Applied Mathematics, Education, Bioengineering, Prosthetics and Orthotics.

Dr. Farber is an internationally known and respected professional with more than 40 years of experience. A top professional, Dr. Farber devoted himself to creating a new approach in education based on a strong scientific-mathematical foundation: a unique proprietary patenting teaching object oriented method, based on patterns and images; a unified physics education system and decision algorithms for solving logic problems. Students who took his classes and digested these methods drastically improved their analytical-thinking skills and reached top elite schools and universities as a result. He has trained 37 Ph.D.s and Dr. Sci students in biomedical sciences, as well as thousands of students worldwide in mathematics and science. Many of his former students work all over the world as scientists, heads of laboratories, heads of departments and entrepreneurs, using advanced methods and algorithms of thinking.

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Greg Moore

Moore, Greg 1688534Title: President (Immediate Past)

Company: Greater Dallas Advisory Board, Texas Diversity Council

Location: Holiday Island, AR

Dallas, TX, October 11, 2016, Greg Moore, Immediate Past President (Retired) of the Greater Dallas Advisory Board/ Texas Diversity Council, has been recognized by Elite American Executives, for dedication, achievement and leadership in diversity and inclusion.

Mr. Moore’s first experience in the concept of diversity came at the beginning of his career when he witnessed women and minorities receiving significantly less praise, engagement and compensation than his male counterparts for equal work. Inspired to make an impact, he dedicated the next three decades to working in diversity leadership and nonprofit management, with a focus on diversity and inclusion. In his career, he served as chair and co-chair of Raytheon Company North Texas diversity council for more than 20 years. During this time, he worked directly with employee resource groups and local business leaders and served as a facilitator for diversity action plans throughout the community. Notably, Mr. Moore served for three terms as president of the Greater Dallas Advisory Board for the Texas Diversity Council, where he was incredibly involved. Due to Mr. Moore’s expertise, he was selected to join the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the University of Texas at Dallas Community Diversity Advisory Council; both community diversity groups thrived during this period. Additionally, Mr. Moore was asked to join the North Texas Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Leadership Council after participating for five seasons in the Team Challenge Endurance Training Program.

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Jeff Jones

 President, Chief Executive Officer

Company: Ascend Surgical Sales, LLC

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, NV, October 11, 2016, Jeff Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ascend Surgical Sales, LLC, has been recognized by Elite American Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in biologics.

Over the course of a career that has spanned more than two decades, Mr. Jones has built on an ever-expansive skill set, honing versatile proficiencies that have allowed him to shine in his chosen capacity. As CEO of the medical company and provider of specialty procedure accessories and clinical education services for physicians and professionals throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, Mr. Jones oversees all business operations, develops management plans, and reviews new hires, human resources department initiatives, and quality control of products.

In addition to the operational oversight duties that he undertakes on-site, Mr. Jones is responsible for supervising 58 distributors, a warehouse, and offices in Dallas and Las Vegas. He also coordinates trade shows and oversees various distributors and finances of the company. Ever committed to stepping outside of the box and finding new, cutting-edge and innovative solutions for his customers, Mr. Jones makes every effort to remain ahead of the curve as a reliable and assiduous businessman. Continue reading

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