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D CEO’s May 2020 Digital Edition Now Available

Produced entirely remotely, the issue includes in-depth features on Nexstar Media Group’s Perry Sook and SMU’s century-old business school.
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As readers continue to shelter in place, D CEO is once again making its entire current issue available online.

From the magazine’s start 14 years ago, the mission has been to connect business leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth. And in these days of working from home, staying connected has never been more important.

Produced entirely remotely, the May issue begins with a “Meeting the Moment” package that pulls together resources for businesses as we battle challenges sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. It includes leadership advice from Mark Cuban, investment advice from Debra Brennan Tagg, and a lead story on the remarkable way Dallas-Fort Worth businesses have jumped in to help.

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You’ll also find:

  • A cover story by Tom Stephenson on Perry Sook of Irving-based Nexstar Media Group, the country’s largest owner of television stations, and his plans to reinvent local news.
  • A six-page, photo-rich feature by Barry Shlachter on 100 years of Southern Methodist University’s business school, a detailed timeline of milestones, plus vignettes from notable graduates and Bobby Lyle, who served as acting dean during the school’s transformative years.
  • A feature that showcases all 21 finalists in our annual Financial Executives Awards program, including Lifetime Achievement Award winner Paul Willey. The winners will be revealed at a special event in August.
  • A look at mergers and acquisitions activity in 2019 and 2020 and profiles of the winners of D CEO’s M&A Awards, including Deals of the Year and Dealmakers of the Year.
  • An update from Managing Editor Will Maddox on the consolidation wave in healthcare, with health systems and private equity firms snapping up physician practices.
  • Real Estate Editor Bianca R. Montes’ conversation with Jerry Merriman, the architect behind some of the region’s most notable historic preservation and redevelopment projects.
  • Associate Editor Kelsey J. Vanderschoot’s report on successful post-merger combination strategies from NTT Data’s Bob Pryor, Cushman & Wakefield’s Ran Holman, and Veritex Bank’s Malcolm Holland.
  • And, just for fun, a story about how Dallas attorney David Coale became a tarot card reader.

Read all of these stories and many more. Enjoy!