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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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    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.

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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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    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.