D CEO December 2022
D CEO December 2022 Digital Edition
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Why Allyn Media’s Mari Woodlief Never Gets Tired of Going to Jackson Hole, Wyoming
This mountainous nature, wildlife, and adventure haven is where PR leader Mari Woodlief has a second home.
Executive Book Club: Seven Reads That Are Making an Impact on North Texas C-Suiters
Area leaders tell us the one book they think everyone should read—and why.
Dr. Philip Huang and the Healing Power of Music
The Dallas County Health Director on his passion for the trumpet, medicine, and bringing the two together.
What’s Next for Crypto: North Texas Market Leaders Weigh In
Some North Texas companies are embracing the brave new world of these alternative assets, even in the midst of an industry-shifting crash.
By Ben Swanger and Kelsey Vanderschoot
Daniela Bell’s Personal Style Is Casual Cool
The beauty exec emphasizes elevated athleisure and comfort in her day-to-day fashion choices.
Dallas Execs: One Thing I Would Change About My Industry and Why
Justin Kenna of Gamesqure Esports, Evan Beattie of GFF, and Michelle Jordan of AT&T on the one thing that would improve their industry.
By Ben Swanger
North Texas Experts on How Alternative Assets May Perform in 2023
As investors turn to alternatives in anticipation of an upcoming recession, leaders are optimistic for innovation and hopeful for economic stability.
How Healthcare Is Fighting the Burnout Battle in North Texas
Worker shortages are forcing local employers to get creative. Healthcare provider solutions may serve as a model for all industries.
Steven Williams is D CEO’s 2022 CEO of the Year
By all measures, he has exceeded expectations since taking the helm of PepsiCo Foods North America in 2019. Here’s how he’s driving growth at the $21 billion enterprise.
The Dallas Bourbon Club Is One of DFW’s Most Exclusive Private Groups
The club gets access to distilleries that others don’t–often because of its charitable impact.
Yvette Ostolaza Is Breaking Legal Leadership Barriers
The Sidley litigator and management committee chair is one of the most sought-after lawyers in the country.
Lily Weiss Is a Changemaker at the Intersection of Art and Commerce
Dallas Arts District’s executive director unifies a neighborhood around a shared vision.
Meet the 500: Chris Kleinert
The CEO of Hunt Investment Holdings on his under-the-radar favorite restaurant and why he is learning Turkish.
Restaurateur Khanh Nguyen Serves Up a Slice of Ambition at Zalat Pizza
The pizza joint that began in 2015 now has 18 locations across DFW.
Alvaro Luque Brings Costa Rica and Texas Together
The Avocados From Mexico president describes his Costa Rican upbringing and why America has been key to his career.
By As told to Chris Goodwin
Pearl C. Anderson Was Dallas’ Patron Saint
The entrepreneur and philanthropist left an indelible and generous mark on North Texas.