Palm Harbor, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2009
Affluence Corporation (Pink Sheets: AFFU) (http://www.Affluence.org the "Company"), the leading integrated multimedia hub of the world's wealthiest people, is pleased to announce that Nicholas Taldone has joined the organization as its General Counsel and Secretary. Taldone has been providing legal advice and representation to businesses ranging from local merchants to multinational conglomerates for almost thirty years.
Taldone began his career in New York City working for a national law firm that emphasized employment law. In 1984, he became Senior Attorney at the U.S. headquarters of the predecessor to distilled spirits maker and brewer Diageo, PLC. In that position, he worked on a variety of transactions and litigations throughout the U.S. and United Kingdom involving many Fortune 500 companies. In 1990, Taldone returned to private practice in New Jersey as a business litigator. In 1995, he moved to Clearwater, Fla. to establish his own firm serving the business community.
"We are extremely excited to have Nick joining our team," said Scott Mitchell, CEO of Affluence Corporation. "Nick has a proven track record of success. His background in business law and litigation, as well as his ability to understand and relate to our marketplace, makes him the ideal person to fill this role on our team."
"This is a unique opportunity for me," said Taldone. "I believe the rapid growth of Affluence.org and its membership base is laying the groundwork for the development of an amazing company. Becoming a part of this organization in the early stages of its development is truly exciting."
Taldone has authored over a dozen articles in legal and business publications and has been a contributing author to treatises published by the American Bar Association. He is a frequent lecturer on business law topics. He is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, California and Florida.
Taldone is also active in the community. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Free Enterprise, First Call for Help and was a founding member of SPHERE, an organization devoted to preserving wetlands in Pinellas County, Fla. He is also a long-time member of the Seven Springs Rotary Club.
About Affluence Corporation:
Affluence Corporation is an integrated global multimedia company that uniquely joins a valuable group of verified affluent trendsetting individuals who share unique peer groups, interests, and lifestyles. Affluence Corporation is ideally suited to advertising partners who seek to gain mindshare among the world's wealthiest and most influential people. The company operates an online social network (http://www.Affluence.org), a print magazine (Affluence Magazine), a membership organization, a concierge service, and regularly scheduled exclusive events around the world.
Membership to Affluence.org is free, and applications can be accepted at http://www.Affluence.org. Members must meet the minimum requirements of a verified net-worth of U.S. $3 million or annual household income of at least U.S. $300,000 to be accepted.
Having a strong sense of philanthropic responsibility, Affluence Corporation dedicates at least 20% of its overall media to worthy and select non-profit and charitable organizations each year.
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