Hurricane season is in full effect Puerto Rico, within a two week span the island has already been hit by two severe storms. Puerto Rico was first hit by Hurricane Irma on September 7th the storm left over a million people without power. Still feeling the effects from Irma the island was hit with another severe Hurricane almost two weeks later. The damage caused by the storm has now left many homeless, without transportation and without electricity (http://news.sky.com/story/money-shop-owners-us-boss-quits-as-payday-lenders-sale-looms-10723086). Efforts have been made by several organizations including Red Cross, to assist those in need. Red Cross organization provides volunteers, medical equipment, food and other necessities to victims of natural disasters. The organization relies heavily on donations from various organizations and the community Glen Wakeman entrepreneurs and CEO calls upon his clients and other business associates to donate. Glen Wakeman is a huge advocate for charitable donations, he donated one thousand dollars to Red Cross to assist in relief efforts of victims affected by the current storms in Puerto Rico.
Glen Wakeman isn’t new to the business world, his career path begins over two decades ago. He is now CEO of Launchpad Holdings, a SAAS company he co-founded in 2015 his company designs software that provides online business planning services for new entrepreneurs (BlogWebPedia). With a BS in Economics and Finance from the University of Scranton in 1981, in 1993 he received a MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. Glen also blogs about the global market as well as other financial crisis and news in the world. While he is big on business he also believes in giving back to the community and often encourages his clients to give back to the community. According to Affiliate Dork, Gleman believes giving back to the community is a way to stay connected and involved.