Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed Assembly Bill AB 109 a historic legislation that will enable California to close the revolving door of low-level inmates cycling in and out of state prisons. It is the cornerstone of California’s solution for reducing the number of inmates in the state’s 33 prisons to 137.5 percent design capacity as ordered by the U.S. Supreme Court. Jobs / Entrepreneurship are key to reducing recidivism.
Los Angeles has the highest incarceration rate of every city in the state of California. California has the highest incarceration rate of every state in America. America has the highest incarceration rate of every country in the world.
Bryan is a Visionary, Entrepreneur, Technologist and Author. He founded 1iMALL.COM an internet MALL collaborative to create WEALTH for a finite number of Visionaries in 1998 via his 1 internet MALL. He also created a franchise like model for profit sharing for the internet called The 800 Club™.
Bryan was identified as "Gifted" at an early age as per the criteria of CAG. He attended Alain Leroy Locke High School, class of 1979. Bryan is a proud alumnus of Control Data Institute, class of 1984. He is a capital development strategist for the Council of Black Political Organizations, (COBPO.ORG). He is an author for Business & Economics for Citizendium.org which was created by the co-founder of Wikipedia.com. Bryan is a member-at-large of California African American Political and Economic Institute, (CAAPEI.ORG) at California State University Dominguez Hills.
Bryan has two beautiful daughters, Mrs. Danielle Edwards, M. Ed., a proud Spelman College and UCLA alumna and Ryan Franklin is a gifted High School Artist.
Joe Rogers is a global capital markets banker trained at Harvard University, MIT’s Sloan School of Management and the Citicorp Institute for Global Finance. After several years in a Structured FX Product group on the Citibank NY trading floor, Joe joined Bank of America to turnaround their 24-hour FX sales desk. He traveled extensively and developed liquidity relationships with trading rooms and capital market banks throughout Europe and Asia. He turned a loss leader into a multi-million dollar profit center in Los Angeles before leaving BOA to launch his own capital markets advisory firm in 1999. His clients have included the largest corporate treasuries as well as money managers at the leading hedge funds and institutional investment companies. At AmBIZ.BIZ, Joe Rogers has been best able to further his FX product structuring by migrating into currency overlay management for large clients and small businesses with foreign currency exposures. His goal remains to leverage his broad capital market relationships on behalf of an emerging client segment with non-USD dollar-denominated assets in force throughout the market.