Sawyer Howitt Proves Entrepreneurship Is Possible With the Right Mentorship

Even though Sawyer Howitt is finalizing his high school studies at Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, he’s already carving out a name for himself in the world of business. As the project manager over at The Meriwether Group, he takes on a wide range of decisions and implementations that have brought out the very best in him.

To young Mr. Howitt, nothing is ever too complex or impossible. He takes it all, from those complex spreadsheets to the important and grueling presentations that are key in convincing and winning people over during crucial team meetings.

Sawyer Howitt has directed a wide range of philanthropic organizations collecting funds to support causes like women right campaigns and educational funding . He currently helps mentor troubled youth and has already been part of a good number of administrative internships.

He intents to cement his position and skills by pursuing a degree in Entrepreneurial Finance at the Columbia University in order to progress in his purpose of helping entrepreneurs and their business grow faster.

Meriwether Group is a strategic advisory group that focuses on helping upcoming entrepreneurs make the right strategic decisions for their businesses. They play that important mentor who will help you in your journey to success and will never let you make a little too many mistakes for your liking.

Keep Reading:

Sawyer Howitt’s achievements at such a tender age are proof that an entrepreneur or business person can succeed as long as they have they right mentors and mentality. It’s all about recognizing your defining moment when it comes and having the audacity or skill to seize it before it is too late. Meriwether Group’s dedication to helping you make informed decisions and navigate the entrepreneurial murk with improved precision is your sure way to succeeding in your business faster.

Click here to learn more about Sawyer Howitt.

Jason Halpern – Real Estate Developer and Philanthropist

Jason Halpern is the Principal of JMH Development, a leading real estate development company in the U.S. The company creates luxury properties primarily in the residential marketplace, with a few in hospitality and mixed uses. They have been mainly involved with properties in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Miami Beach. Jason and his team are involved in all stages of development, from due diligence and developing a strategy to building design and construction. They are committed to delivering high quality and luxurious properties to the communities they serve. The firm is heavily involved with projects with historic preservation as a primary focal point.


Jason is a real estate developer, who learned the tricks of the trade from his father who, spent many years in the business. Jason work with his family until starting JMH Development in 2010/. They currently have over $500 million invested in the state of New York, including a project at 184 Kent. This historic building, constructed in 1913, was once the Austin Nichols Company, the largest grocer in the U.S. at the time. This was for many years, an old warehouse that has been turned into 340 luxury apartments. The historic integrity of the building was preserved. It is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. JMH Development added nine luxury town-homes to the Brooklyn area, with the Cobble Hill Project. It has four renovated historic units and five newly constructed units.


Recently, the Aloft South Beach, a 235-room hotel was finished in Miami Beach. The hotel is the first new hotel in the area since 2009. The rooms in the hotel average over 360 square feet, quite a bit larger than most other hotel rooms in the region. The hotel offers a prime, waterfront location, with access to the Collins Canal. It is a block from Miami Beach. It is surrounded by nightclubs, restaurants and boutiques. It has an outdoor pool, roof deck lounge and a 24-hour fitness center available to guests.


In addition to his work projects, Jason is involved in charitable work also. He supports the Joe; A. Halpern Trauma Center at Westchester Medical Center. It is a Level I Center. He is involved with Habitat for Humanity also. He is a devoted father to his eleven-year-old son as well. He hopes to pass on to his son, the experience and knowledge his father passed to him.


Adam Milstein Named One of the most Influential Jews Globally

Jewish philanthropist and businessman, Adam Milstein, was honored by the Jerusalem Post as one of the top 50 influential Jewish figures in the world in October 2016. This recognition was made thanks to Adam’s philanthropic endeavors in the past one year and his ability to effect change for many more years to come.

In a tweet, Adam reiterated that his family foundation would continue to embrace effective philanthropy and fund projects with a positive impact on the lives of the Jewish community globally. He added that his family foundation has continued to build strong synergies with other like-minded organizations, his home country of Israel as well as the Jewish community. Learn more about Adam Milstein:

Adam Milsteins’ was the 39th name in the list largely thanks to his role as the co-founder and chair of Israel American Council (AIC). He is also involved with other organizations including Stand By Me, AIPAC National Council, Hasbara Fellowships, StandWithUs, Birthright Israel, and Israel on Campus Coalition.

Other Jewish leaders on the list include Benjamin Netanyahu (current Prime Minister of Israel), Sen. Sheldon Schumer, Elena Kagan and Ruth Nader Ginsburg (Supreme Court justices), and other philanthropists.

Adam said that he was humbled and honored by the nomination. He added that he was grateful to his wife, the AIC, and the entire Jewish community.

Adam Milstein

Adam Milstein was born and raised in Israel. His mother, Eva Milshtein, was a homemaker while his father, Hillel Milshtein, was a successful real estate developer. After finishing his high school, Adam was recruited into the military before joining Technion to study business and economics. He married Gila Elgrably and had two daughters with her. The family moved to the United States of America in 1981.

Before moving to the US, Adam helped run his father’s real estate development business. After graduating from college, he became a real estate sales agent. In the US, he secured a job at Hager Pacific Properties. Today, Adam is an active philanthropist who pioneers the issues of the Jewish community. He runs the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation that sponsors needy Jewish students and allows them to understand and appreciate their rich heritage.