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 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.
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.
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.
Look inside the Perot Museum of Nature and Science with CEO Colleen Walker. She details the discovery of a mammoth’s skeletal remains in Ellis County and the preparations being made to make a permanent home for the creature at the museum.
Rick Edwards details Lockheed Martin’s JLTV – a new generation military vehicle currently in the running for a multi-billion government contract.
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.
On the March episode of CEO, fashion designer Lela Rose tells host Lee Cullum why she is committed to manufacture her clothing line in the U.S.
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