Why Innovation Department Looks For The Overlooked Pockets Of Opportunities In Consumer Brands

The founders of Innovation Department believe that in the search for the next billion-dollar exit, there are pockets of opportunities being overlooked in consumer brands. Through a unique application of linear commerce, they have built brands like Wellpath by following a different approach to brand building. I sat down with Colin Darretta, the co-founder of the Innovation Department, and James Shalhoub, the CEO and founder of their newest brand Finn, to learn about this approach and how they are applying it with their newest launch.

Dave Knox: What is the background of starting the Innovation Department?

Colin Darretta: My co- founder, Alex, and I started Innovation Department several years ago with the belief that many of the core competencies integral to building digitally native brands could be scaled across several brands if you house them under one

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Department Of Insurance And Financial Services Prohibits Discrimination Based On Sex Or Gender

The Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) issued a bulletin Tuesday to health insurers prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Equality Michigan Executive Director Erin Knott said that equitable access to health care is essential while the state continues its ongoing battle with COVID-19.

“Every person deserves fair and equal access to healthcare,” said in a statement. “In the middle of our current health crisis, it’s scary to think that people could be denied the medical care they need when they need it. LGBTQ+ Michiganders live with this fear even in the best of times, and that’s why we need to make sure no Michigander faces discrimination or is denied care simply because of who they are and whom they love.”

The bulletin ensures that all financial service and insurance entities regulated by DIFS, including health insurance plans, cannot deny access, limit benefits, impose

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Roles and Responsibilities of a Finance Department

December 8, 2014

The activities expected from a finance department cover a wide range from basic bookkeeping  to providing information to assisting managers in making strategic decisions.  What to expect from your finance department will depend largely on factors such as how much involvement the owner/manager has in the organization.

At the base level, your bookkeeper will be responsible for all the day-to-day transactional accounting for the business.  This will include the tracking of all transactions and the management of any government reporting. In very small owner-managed businesses, this role is often filled by a family member with accounting experience. An outside accounting firm is usually used for annual financial statements and returns. In larger organizations this role will extend right through to preparing the financial statements with an external auditor engaged for assurance purposes.

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Washington State Military Department, Citizens Serving Citizens with Pride & Tradition

You may need to survive on your own after a disaster. This means having your own food, water and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for as long as two weeks. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in hours or it might take days. We’re encouraging you to be two weeks ready for anything.

Basic services such as electricity, gas, water, sewage treatment, internet or even your cell phones may be cut off for many days. You may even have to evacuate at a moment’s notice and take essentials with you. You probably will not have the opportunity to shop or search for the supplies you need.

Prepare Your Family

When a disaster happens, will you know how to reconnect with your family?  Planning ahead can reduce your anxiety following a disaster.

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Department of Finance – State of Delaware

Department of Finance – State of Delaware

URGENT: Please read here for our COVID-19 updates. More Info

Finance Divisions

Office of Unclaimed Property

Reunites owners with lost or abandoned property such as bank accounts, securities and uncashed checks. Works with businesses to ensure compliance with the State’s holder reporting laws.

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Division of Accounting

Promotes financial efficiency, transparency and accountability by preparing State financial reports, reviewing internal controls, managing statewide accounting systems, and providing a secure e-Supplier Portal for State vendors.

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State Lottery Office

The Delaware State Lottery operates and ensures the integrity of legal gaming activities in Delaware including traditional lottery games sold by retailers, sports wagering, and casino and internet-based video lottery and table games.

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View our latest financial reports
and forecasts (DEFAC)

Download revenue and expenditure forecasts by the Delaware Economic and Financial
Advisory Council, and other financial reports.

DEFAC Reports  


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Business Services Department | Official website of the City of Tucson

The Business Services Department provides financial services and controls in support of a complex governmental organization and maintains the financial integrity of the City.

Independent Registered Municipal Advisor (IRMA) Exemption

IRMA Exemption Notice

Financial Information

Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR)

The image below links to current year report (pdf), or select the CAFR link above for prior year reports.
For questions, please call Accounting at (520) 791-4561.


Annual Expenditure Limitation Report

For questions, please call Accounting at (520) 791-4561.

Tucson Supplemental Retirement System (TSRS) CAFR June 30, 2018

For questions, please call the Pension Section at (520) 791-4598.


Key to reading the Monthly Financial Statements


Monthly Financial Reports

Access the Monthly Financial Reports for the fiscal year. For questions, please call Accounting at (520) 791-4561.

Single Audits

Access the Single Audit Reports.  This report covers our Federal Expenditures by agency for the fiscal year indicated.

Bond Rating

Access the

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Finance Department of Montserrat


Welcome to the Ministry of Finance & Economic Management  (MoFEM)

The Ministry of Finance & Economic Management is responsible for managing the financial resources of Government and to ensure that a proper legal framework and supporting systems are in place for that purpose. The Ministry in delivering its mandate seeks to promote government’s fiscal policy framework; coordinate macroeconomic policy and intergovernmental and external financial relations; manage the budget preparation process; secure and allocate funding for approved public policies and programmes; and to monitor the implementation of departmental budgets.

The Public Finance (Management and Accountability) Act mandates the Minister of Finance to develop and implement a national macro-economic and fiscal policy framework for Montserrat for a period of not less than 3 years and for this purpose must —

(a) advise Government on the total of resources to be allocated to the public sector and the appropriate level of resources

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York University | Finance Department

Mission Statement

To facilitate and enhance innovative and effective business decisions and the
attainment, utilization, and allocation of financial resources for academic,
administrative, and research units by providing relevant and responsive
financial and administrative services. Through our management practices we
strive to create a working environment that enables us to use our skills and
talents to best serve our customers.

The mission shall be accomplished within the standards of good business
practices and compliance with policies and rules governing the University, and
through a partnership between the academic and administrative personnel and the
staff of Financial Services.

Vision and Objectives

As a valued member of the University community, our vision is to work to
advance the University’s commitment to excellence in the scholarly activities of
teaching, discovering, preserving, and applying knowledge. We will strive

  • improve the management of the Finance Department in order to achieve our
  • review and
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United States Department of State

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