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Ben Swanger

Ben Swanger

Assistant Editor, D CEO

Ben Swanger is the assistant editor for D CEO, the business title for D Magazine. Ben manages the Dallas 500 and has covered everything from robot quarterbacks to the coworking boom. He adores his departed college baseball career, and his .159 batting average, more than he should.

Stories by Ben Swanger

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Business Briefs

DFW Execs Launch NIL Initiative to Pay SMU Athletes

Plus: ECI Software Solutions acquires two Pennsylvania companies; Texas Capital Bank funds real estate lender Lendistry's Texas expansion; and more.
By and Suzanne Crow
Rob Holmes
Dallas 500

Meet the Dallas 500: Rob C. Holmes

The president and CEO of Texas Capital Bank talks about fintech innovation, Texas' banking market, and more.
Jonathan Grammar
Dallas 500

Meet the Dallas 500: Jonathan Grammer

The trial lawyer and landman shares how he sees the future of the energy sector taking shape, his passion for music, and more.
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Business

C-Suiters Share their Best Business Advice

Chris Crosby of Compass Data Centers, Sue Ansel of Gables Residential, and Shridhar Mittal of Zimperium share the words that have helped shape their careers.
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Business

Welcome to Dan Hunt’s $1 Billion Soccer Empire

How the professional sports exec came to lead FC Dallas—and chair region’s bid for the 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup.

Stories by Ben Swanger

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Business Briefs

Real Estate Startup Nada Closes $8.1 Million Seed Round

Plus: Integrity Marketing Group acquires insurance provider Annexus; Salad and Go expands DFW footprint; and more.
By and Suzanne Crow
Dupree Scovell
Dallas 500

Meet the Dallas 500: Dupree Scovell

In his extended 2022 Dallas 500 Q&A, the managing partner and chief investment officer for Woodbine Development shares why he got into hospitality, his passion for long boarding, and more.
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Business

New Friends New Life CEO Bianca Davis Has Survived Six Hurricanes

The CEO of New Friends New Life, who was born amidst a hurricane in The Bahamas, shares her upbringing story.
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Business Briefs

Flix North America Launches With Dallas Headquarters, Will Operate Greyhound

Plus: Greyhound's Dave Leach set to retire at year's end; Mark Cuban to appear in the podcast industry's largest trade show; and more.
By and Suzanne Crow
Hana Khouri Portrait
Business

Inside Hana Khouri’s Rise From Topgolf Exec to Drive Shack CEO

The innovative leader is working her magic at the $282 million company behind Puttery—a Rory McIlroy-backed mini-golf brand. She’s also the reason designers made the debut Puttery location in The Colony “knock-the-shit-out-of-it-proof.”