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    Cary Evert, Hilti

    Hilti, known for tools and other construction hardware, is expanding its software products used by architects and engineers.

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    Heather Kreager, Sammons Enterprises

    Learn what types of companies Heather Kreager says Sammons Enterprises looks for to diversify the holding company’s investments. With over $75 billion in assets, Sammons is one of the largest privately held companies in the country. Kreager traces the firm’s roots back to 1938 when founder Charles Sammons started his life insurance business.

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    Sarah Palisi Chapin, Hail Merry

    Sarah Chapin discusses Hail Merry’s passion to promote higher health by making plant-based, refrigerated snack foods that are vegan, non-GMO and gluten-free. Learn how founder, Susan O’Brien, cooked up the concept by testing recipes in her Dallas home and how the team continues to grow the brand – now available in 3,500 stores across the country.

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    Jack Matthews, Matthews Southwest

    Canadian real estate developer Jack Matthews tells why he decided to relocate his business to North Texas in the late 1980s. With projects from Calgary to Dubai, Matthews Southwest is best known for Dallas’ Southside redevelopment – an area many once avoided, now in high demand.

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    Keith Cerny, The Dallas Opera

    Keith Cerny says offering artistically diverse productions and programs like the Institute for Women Conductors draws talent from around the world.

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    Jim Lentz, Toyota Motor North America

    Jim Lentz tells how the world’s top automaker is consolidating operations to Toyota’s new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas – scheduled for completion in early 2017. Learn how the design of the campus aims to promote social interaction with a focus on collaborative work. Lentz shares lessons learned when Toyota faced critical safety concerns with cars suddenly accelerating.

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    Robert Kaplan, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    In part two of a two-part series, Rob Kaplan discusses the role of The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and how it helps shape the nation’s monetary policy. Kaplan says that while big banks have rebounded, smaller community banks continue to face challenges

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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.