FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2013
DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the February episode of CEO, Heritage Auctions CEO, Steve Ivy, talks with host Lee Cullum about the business of buying and selling collectibles. Ivy shares how his passion for collecting coins as a boy led to heading the third-largest auction house in the world. Also, learn how the company’s online presence dominates competitors Sotheby’s and Christie’s.
KERA’s CEO features insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. The February episode featuring Steve Ivy airs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2013, on KERA TV with rebroadcasts at noon Sunday, February 3, and at 10:30 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2013. CEO also can be heard at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2013, on KERA 90.1 FM. Following the initial on-air broadcast, the half-hour program will be available on www.kera.org/ceo. Previous CEO episodes are available on demand at www.kera.org/ceo.
CEO is sponsored by Executive Education at the Naveen School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas, Hodges Capital Management and Sewell Automotive Companies. More information about Steve Ivy and Heritage Auctions can be on the Heritage Auctions website.
ABOUT STEVE IVY
Steve Ivy started his business in 1964, at the age of 14, advertising rare coins for sale in national publications. Six years later, at the age of 20, he incorporated and opened his business in a downtown Dallas high rise. In 1982, Steve and James Halperin merged companies to form Heritage Auctions. Steve’s primary responsibilities now include management of the marketing and selling efforts of the company, the formation of corporate policy for long-term growth and corporate relations with financial institutions. Steve previously served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Professional Numismatists Guild; Chairman of The Industry Council for Tangible Assets; and as a Board Chair of Dallas Challenge. Mr. Ivy currently serves on the Board of the NationalCenter for Policy Analysis, and as the Finance Chair of the Phoenix House of Texas.
Host Lee Cullum conducts insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. CEO episodes are available on-demand at www.kera.org/ceo.
KERA is a not-for-profit public media organization that serves the people of North Texas. The station broadcasts to the fourth-largest population area in the United States. KERA produces original multimedia content, carries the best in national and international public television and radio programs, and provides online resources at www.kera.org. The station’s extensive coverage of the arts can be found at www.artandseek.org. KERA-TV broadcasts on Channel 13.1. KERA WORLD broadcasts on 13.2. KERA-FM broadcasts on 90.1 in Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton, 88.3 in Wichita Falls, 100.1 in Tyler and 99.3 in Sherman. The music station KXT 91.7 FM is also streamed online at www.kxt.org.