D CEO January/February 2023 Digital Edition
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Women Leading Tech and Innovation
Dallas’ female STEM leaders are paving the way for more women to enter this growing field.
Meet Vipin Nambiar, Dallas’ Next Major Placemaker
The HN Capital Partners founder is a driving force behind some of the buzziest hotels in Dallas.
Meet the Dallas 500: Warren Tranquada
The president and CEO AT&T Performing Arts Center on being a hockey fanatic and a hard-to-believe fun fact.
The North Texas Rancher Making Sustainability Profitable
Meredith Ellis and the Integrity Beef Alliance are teaming up to value the landscape in a new way.
By Will Maddox Photography Courtesy of Meredith Ellis
Meet Texas Motor Speedway General Manager Mark Faber
The former Dallas Cowboys exec has big plans for the state’s largest venue, which hosts about 300 events a year.
DFW Innovators on the Power of Resiliency
When faced with overwhelming challenges, these four North Texas executives refused to give up. Here’s how their ingenuity and resolve helped them beat the odds.
Sulman Ahmed Is Building An Ideal Dental Dynasty
From his home base in Dallas, the Zimbabwean-American entrepreneur aims to create the Starbucks of dentistry.
Outlook: What’s Next for DFW’s Multifamily Market?
Here’s a rundown of the good, the bad, and the ugly trends to watch in 2023.
DFW Leaders Share Key Leadership Strategies They Value Most
Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages’ Jean Claude Tissot, Urban Land Institutes’ Tamela Thornton, and Big Game USA’s Chris Calandro share the key leadership strategies they value most.
Charles Schwab Executive Christian Rodriguez Found Stability Just in Time
The current president and COO, and former Texas A&M and Indianapolis Colts linebacker, was adopted by his high school football coach after his sophomore year. It changed everything.
How Vari CEO Jason McCann Explores Creativity on Canvas
The real estate and flex office furniture company leader says his Pollock-esque paintings convey the energy he feels and help spark entrepreneurial innovation.
Well-Traveled: A Fishing Escape to Waterfall Resort in Alaska
Reconnect with the great outdoors in the Last Frontier, one of M&A lawyer Melissa Stewart’s most memorable destinations.
How Serial Entrepreneur Farzad Vahid Escaped Iran With His Family
The founder of enterprise hardware companies Fornida and ZaynTek and Plano-based coworking space Habitat Commons was smuggled into Pakistan in 1982, as his family fled the turmoil that followed the Iranian revolution.
Karl Hoblitzelle: Dallas’ Theater Magnate
The vaudeville exec ran a company that owned 160 theaters across Texas and the Southeast, including The Majestic in downtown Dallas.