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Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Dec 05 2017

Q&A: Designer Rachel Roy learned to bend so she will not break

NEW YORK Going from a California teen working in a clothing store to making dresses for Michelle Obama has been quite the trajectory for fashion designer Rachel Roy.

Apr 18 2017

Grapes fed Mathilde Thomas' inspiration for skin care company

NEW YORK Chance encounters can lead to entirely new career paths. Just ask Mathilde Thomas, who co-founded the Caudalie luxury skin care and spa company after meeting a doctor in 1993 at her family vineyard in the French city of Bordeaux.

Apr 13 2017

Lessons on empire-building from real estate developer Rick Caruso

NEW YORK Billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso learned about entrepreneurship and money at an early age.

Apr 12 2017

Star realtor Sally Forster Jones values solid foundations

NEW YORK Sally Forster Jones has sold about $4 billion of luxury real estate in Southern California in her nearly 40-year career, but she credits her success to hard work and thrift rather than an opulent lifestyle.

Mar 30 2017

Money and makeup: Beauty expert Bobbi Brown's life tips

NEW YORK Need a master class on how to succeed as an entrepreneur? Just follow the career of Bobbi Brown, who went from waitress to makeup artist to the founder of a now-ubiquitous cosmetics line.

Mar 28 2017

Bacardi family spirit: Remember your roots and be frugal

NEW YORK Facundo L. Bacardi had little interest in joining the family business, which happens to be the largest privately held spirits company in the world, with a portfolio of more than 200 brands, including Bombay Sapphire, Grey Goose and Dewar’s.

Mar 21 2017

Aristocracy aside, India Hicks has designs on business

NEW YORK India Hicks - goddaughter to the Prince of Wales, granddaughter of Britain’s last viceroy in India and bridesmaid of the late Princess Diana - may have been born into aristocracy, but she has not rested on her laurels.

Mar 16 2017

Cooking up financial success with chef Marcus Samuelsson

NEW YORK As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelsson’s is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come.

Mar 09 2017

Life lessons from the 'first lady of nails'

NEW YORK OPI's nail polish is ubiquitous around the world, but the beauty products company had humble beginnings as a dental supply operation in the 1980s.

Dec 01 2016

Q&A: How José Andrés grew from apprentice to top chef

NEW YORK Award-winning chef and restaurateur José Andrés got his start the old-fashioned way - as a teenage apprentice.


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