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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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    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. Grant details the challenges of creating an urban park over a Dallas highway and says spearheading the creation of Klyde Warren Park with his wife Sheila has been his most prized venture.

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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.


    This March on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the March episode of CEO, fashion designer Lela Rose tells host Lee Cullum why she is committed to manufacturing her clothing line in the United States. “We’ve got someone in the factories day in, day out, checking on things and seeing how they’re […]


    This February on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the February episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Mari Woodlief, president and CEO of Allyn Media, about how the public relations and political media firm helps clients deliver their message. “In a business where advertising and reaching people is important, we have to look […]

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    Emily Summers, Emily Summers Design Associates

    December 5, 2014

    On the December episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Emily Summers, president & CEO of Emily Summers Design Associates, who shares her approach to award-winning interior design.


    This November on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the November episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with filmmaker Ken Burns, who explains how Florentine Films was able to keep producing documentaries when government funding declined. “The normal three-legged stool of support that we’ve relied on for the last 30 years […]

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    Sunny Vanderbeck, Satori Capital

    October 3, 2014

    On the October episode of CEO, Satori Capital Managing Partner Sunny Vanderbeck tells host Lee Cullum how the private equity firm helps companies steer clear of common roadblocks to growth and explains why they look to invest in companies with a conscience.

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