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Pariveda Solutions Taps Company Veteran to Succeed Outgoing CEO

by | Feb 2, 2023

Dallas-based Pariveda Solutions Inc. announced that Margaret Rogers has been appointed chief executive officer by the company’s board of directors.

Pariveda is a consulting firm that specializes in solving complex business and technology problems.

In her new role, Rogers will report directly to Pariveda’s board of directors. Her appointment immediately activates the company’s succession transition plan and Rogers’ effective start date as CEO will be mid-2023....

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New CEO Takes Command at Dallas-based Jacobs
by | Jan 24, 2023

Bob Pragada took the reins of leadership Tuesday as CEO of Dallas-based Jacobs, one of the largest professional services companies in the world. 

Following its leadership succession plan announced in September, Pragada also is expected to join the company’s board of directors upon certification of the results of its annual meeting....

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League of Railway Women Names Trinity Industries CEO Railway Woman of the Year
by | Jan 11, 2023

Trinity Industries Inc. CEO and President Jean Savage has been named as the League of Railway Women 2022 Railway Woman of the Year, the company announced....

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iiPay Taps New Chief Executive Officer

by | Nov 30, 2022

T. Curtis Holmes has been appointed chief executive officer and board member of Dallas-based Integrated International Payroll (iiPay), a market leader in cloud-based global payroll solutions.

He succeeds Bob Foster who previously served as CEO.

“This transition promises an exciting future for iiPay and its employees. The combination of extraordinary talent, innovative technology, and focus on exceptional client journey highlights its increasing leadership in the global payroll market,” Ed Olkkola, managing director, Teakwood Capital, and chairman of iiPay, said in a statement....

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DI People: Techstars, Critical Start, VolunteerNow, Corganics, and More Make Moves
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from the Richardson Chamber, PICKUP, BPS Technology, the Frontiers of Flight Museum, UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, and Giving DNA. Plus, Governor Abbott appoints three North Texans to the Governor's Commission for Women.
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Last-Mile Delivery Startup Names New CEO After Being Founder-Led Since 2014
by | Feb 24, 2022
Plano-based PICKUP has named Brian Kava, who joined the company in September of last year, as its new CEO. He takes over from Brenda Stoner, who founded the company and has led it since 2014. One of his goals is to continue to grow PICKUP, which serves 80 U.S. markets with a more than 200-person team.
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Long-Time Tech Titans, Richardson Chamber Leader Resigns
by | Feb 4, 2022
Bill Sproull, president and CEO of the Richardson Chamber of Commerce and industry trade group Tech Titans, has resigned, saying he is leaving to “pursue other opportunities.” The move is effective immediately.

As he departs with praise from the Richardson Chamber board, the two organizations say they will appoint interim leaders while they make decisions about new leadership.
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DI People: Downtown Dallas Inc., Six Flags, Southwest Airlines, CASPR Group, and More Make Moves

by | Nov 19, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from INTRUSION, Enseo, ParkHub, Capital Alliance Corp., UNT, Stream Data Centers, OneDay, Caris Life Sciences, and more.
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How L. Michelle Smith is Empowering Women of Color in the Workplace
by | Aug 5, 2021
L. Michelle Smith—CEO and founder of no silos communications, a local tech-enabled media, content, talent development and strategic communications firm—believes women of color have been left out because they have not had access to the tools that most people inside of corporations have been afforded. She's here to offer them, for free, in her new book: “No Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I’ll Just Include Myself.”
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DI People: Charter and Go, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, Powerhouse Make Moves
by | Dec 18, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Martin UAV, Infolob, BPS Oil & Gas, Bowman, and more.
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DI People: Catalyze Dallas, Mavenir, and Munck Wilson Mandala Make Moves
by | Nov 20, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Medecision, COMSovereign, DHG, and Caliber.
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Navigating a Prolonged COVID-19: 6 Tips For Your Small Business to Survive a Masked Economy

by | Oct 28, 2020
COVID-19 cases have continued to rise, causing many to suggest that another shutdown is looming. Small businesses should be preparing for how to survive—and thrive—if that's the case, experts say. Here's six tips from Dallas-based Vista Bank on what small business owners can start doing, which includes information on a potential new PPP program and new guidelines for PPP forgiveness.
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Health Wildcatters Co-Founder and CEO Hubert Zajicek To Receive 2020 Dennis K. Stone Award
by | Oct 27, 2020
The Dallas-based leader will receive the award from BionorthTX for his contributions to the field of life sciences.
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Tech Titans 2020 Award Winners
Here’s a Roundup of Winners From Tech Titans’ 20th Annual Awards Gala
by | Oct 26, 2020
North Texas companies, organizations, and individuals won awards in 11 categories for significant contributions at the Roaring Twenties-themed virtual gala.
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Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim to Star on ‘Undercover Boss’ This Friday
by | Oct 20, 2020
Coppell-based Smoothie King is the latest North Texas brand to send its top executive undercover to see what truly happens on the front lines. Tune in Oct. 23 on CBS (and get an early sneak peek with our photo gallery).
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