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CEO: Episode Archives


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    Robert Kaplan, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    In part one of a two-part series, Rob Kaplan discusses the role of The Federal Reserve and the decision to raise interest rates last December. Kaplan says Wall Street firms are working to rebuild public trust that was broken during the banking crisis.

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    Garrett Boone, TreeHouse

    Garrett Boone, Chairman of TreeHouse, wants to change the paradigm of home building and home remodeling. Learn what skills he developed hitch hiking across the country that he would later use in launching The Container Store with his partners.

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    Arcilia Acosta, CARCON Industries & STL Engineers

    CARCON Industries specializes in large-scale transportation construction, helping keep passengers moving on North Texas rail and highways. CEO Arcilia Acosta tells how she paved her way in a male dominated industry and details the strategy behind launching sister company STL Engineers.

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    Doug Parker, American Airlines

    Doug Parker details the behind-the-scenes dealings that led to the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. Learn how American emerged from bankruptcy and is now reporting record profits. Parker talks unions, passenger safety and what improvements the carrier has in store to stay competitive.

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    Jody Grant, BankCap Partners & Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc.

    Jody Grant shares lessons learned from the banking collapse of the late 1980s and why he thinks regulation in the industry is needed. Learn how BankCap Partners is expanding the Texas Capital Bank model through other banking ventures in the U.S.

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    David Cush, Virgin America

    Virgin America CEO David Cush explains why there is such a fight for access to gates at Love Field and how fierce competition in the Dallas market is driving fare wars. Learn how Virgin survived a turbulent start after launching the airline in 2007 and how the company built a niche business enticing passengers with creature comforts and competitive prices.

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    Scott Sheffield, Pioneer Natural Resources

    Scott Sheffield shares how Pioneer Natural Resources is positioned to ride the roller coaster oil and gas industry. Sheffield addresses environmental concerns associated with fracking and tells how advances in technology have led to efficiencies in drilling.

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    Richard H. Edwards, Lockheed Martin

    Rick Edwards details Lockheed Martin’s JLTV – a new generation military vehicle currently in the running for a multi-billion government contract.

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    Mark Layman, Balfour Beatty Construction

    On the April episode of CEO, Mark Layman joins host Lee Cullum to discuss the building boom and opportunities for Balfour Beatty Construction in a thriving market. Learn why the industry is facing a talent shortage and how advancing technology is reducing inefficiencies.