Despite the pandemic, business soldiers on in North Texas. This week’s edition of Personnel Moves includes new hires and promotions in the financial services, insurance, accounting, healthcare, real estate, and gaming industries.
Tolleson Wealth Management has promoted Royce Ramey to the newly created role of chief experience officer. Ramey’s expertise is in investment management and portfolio construction, tax planning, and wealth-transfer strategies. He will sit on the firm’s governing CEO council and will be responsible for the strategic integration of service lines, while ensuring team members have the training and tech tools they need. He also is responsible for the management of Tolleson’s multi-disciplinary client advisory team.
Dallas entrepreneur and investor Greg Alexander has opened a family office, Capital 54, and has appointed the former global president of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), Sean Magennis, to head operations. At YPO, Magennis led a globally distributed, diverse team serving CEOs with combined annual revenues of $9 trillion. Magennis was recruited to grow Capital 54’s portfolio of companies and support its CEOs. He will be responsible for investment sourcing, screening, and due diligence. Magennis will also work to implement Capital 54’s proprietary growth, scale, and exit process for the companies in the firm’s investment portfolio.
Envy Gaming has named Adam Rymer CEO. The film, digital media, and entertainment industry veteran will oversee all business operations for the company. Rymer will report to the company’s board, which is led by chairman Ken Hersh. Envy Gaming’s owner and former CEO, Mike Rufail, is transitioning to the newly created chief gaming officer post and will use his 15 years of esports experience to scout, recruit, and work with the organization’s competitive players and coaches, and also oversee team operations staff. Rufail also retains his board representation. Dallas-based Envy Gaming is the largest esports organization in Texas and ranked by Forbes as the eighth-most valuable esports organization in the world.
Access Healthcare Services USA, specialists in healthcare revenue cycle management and IT services, has appointed Harish Mysoré as its new chief investment and transformation officer. Mysoré will lead the company’s organic and inorganic investments, strategic partnerships, and joint ventures while identifying growth opportunities and driving transformation. Mysoré previously held executive management posts in several industries including tech, healthcare, customer experience, and government services. Most recently, he was senior vice president of corporate development at TTEC Inc.
Trademark Property Co., a Fort Worth-based retail and mixed-use development, investment, and institutional services firm, has hired Chuck Steelman as vice president of experience. He will specialize in event and VIP client experience management and lead Trademark’s experiential retail and guest experience platforms across the country. In the short term, Steelman will be relied on to use technology to engage with customers through virtual experiences. He will also work closely with Trademark’s concierge+ team, a program that is currently in place at Trademark’s Galleria Dallas and Watters Creek properties.
Thirty-Four Commercial, a full-service brokerage platform, has hired Ruth Griggs as senior vice president. Griggs has more than 15 years of experience in office leasing and investment sales. She began her career as a financial analyst in the capital markets division of Trammell Crow Co. and previously served as a vice president at JLL and as a leasing director at PegasusAblon.
Boyd, Shackelford, Barnett, and Dixon welcomes Wes Edison to its team of insurance specialists as senior vice president. Edison will be tasked with the deliverance of innovative risk management solutions for BSBD’s clients. He will work to strengthen relationships with the nation’s most trusted carriers, while also developing a framework for serving businesses. Previously, Edison was senior vice president at Marsh Wortham and a director at Wortham Insurance and Risk Management.
Felix J. Lozano III has been elected to chair the International Digital Committee for Nexia International, which focuses on the importance of information technology and digital matters. Lozano is partner in charge of Whitley Penn’s Dallas office and is director of the firm’s audit department and a member of its executive and compensation committees. His specific audit experience focuses on forensic accounting, fraud auditing, and special services related to internal control assessments. Lozano has been a member of the Nexia International network since 2005.