D CEO April 2023 Issue
D CEO April 2023 Issue
D CEO April 2023 Digital Edition
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By D CEO
Dr. Karen Duncan Is Taking JPS Health Network Into the Future
The hospital system leader is leveraging technology and lessons learned from the pandemic to enhance operations.
By Will Maddox
Meet the Dallas 500: Mike McGowan
The region head and CEO of Hilti North America talks about accelerating the rate at which technology is adopted, Hilti’s latest innovations, and more.
By D CEO Staff
Kim Noltemy Is Building a 21st Century Orchestra in Dallas
The president and CEO of the DSO believes orchestras should be as enmeshed in their communities as professional sports teams.
Wondry Wine, a Mark Cuban Shark Tank Investment, is Expanding its Retail Presence Beyond Texas
After signing a 10-year distribution deal with Southern Glazer’s in January, the Carrollton-based startup is also in talks with Sam’s and H-E-B to carry its cocktail-infused wines.
Innovator John Green Is Breaking Into the $27 Trillion Home Equity Market With Nada
The former punk rock singer co-founded the company as a mortgage service provider in 2019, and has since launched two products focused on fractional homeowner equity.
Amet Hotel and Spa’s Deve Sanford is Bringing Luxury Custom Hotel Amenities to Dallas and Beyond
The entrepreneur scours the world for the perfect finishing touches and amenities—from eye masks and robes, to furniture and fixtures.
Commercial Real Estate
See the Winners of D CEO’s 2023 Commercial Real Estate Awards
Big deals from financial services firms are driving the North Texas office market, and other sectors are active, too. Here are the projects, transactions, and industry professionals leading the way.
By Brandon J. Call and Christine Perez
Why Jonas Woods Is Betting Big on Downtown Dallas
The founder and CEO of Woods Capital is bringing luxury residential and hotels to downtown office towers—and a renewed sense of vibrancy to Dallas’ urban core.
How Airbus Helicopters North America President and Regional Head Romain Trapp Has Piloted Through Economic Storms
Each C-Suite role Trapp has held began with economic chaos, but he forged ahead and now runs North American operations for helicopter powerhouse Airbus.
Why North Texas Housing Is Still a Bargain
Buyers can find what they want in a market where housing prices vary widely by size and location.
By W. Michael Cox and Richard Alm
North Texas Innovators Share How They Define Innovation
Plus: Insights into how the technology industry is growing in Dallas.
How Tech Consulting Leader Curtis Hite Preserves Pieces of History
The chairman and CEO of Improving has collected more than 100,000 coins from around the globe.
Megha Tolia’s Family is Making Education More Accessible Through their Ashram in India
The Shondaland executive grew up visiting the spiritual school her aunt and uncle once ran. Now, as the next generation assumes leadership, she hopes to take on a bigger role in curriculum development.
Well Traveled: A Magical Bermuda Sojourn at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club
The British territory offers many adventures to discover, says banking executive Jody Grant.
Hite Creative Founder Tatiana Chamorro Continues a Legacy of Fierce Determination
The niece of former Nicaraguan president Violeta Chamorro says her family’s commitment to democracy and entrepreneurship has fueled her interest in education and philanthropy.
Elsie Faye Heggins: A Dallas Council Pioneer
She was the first Black city councilperson elected in Dallas without the support of the White power brokers.