UNT Dallas Gets $651K TI Foundation Grant to Fund STEM School Principals Master’s Program

by | May 23, 2023
Beginning this fall, the grant will cover tuition and fees for candidates entering the rigorous, two-year Master of Educational Leadership program with a STEM concentration. Candidates will be drawn from Cedar Hill, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville and Lancaster independent school districts.
How UT Southwestern Medical Center Nurtures Next-Gen Health Care Leaders
by | Dec 30, 2022
As one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers, nurturing employees for management and leadership roles is mission critical. The medical center, with its workforce of nearly 23,000, received the 2022 BOLD award for its leadership development. “As we do with our scientific, medical, and training missions, we apply data-driven strategies to nurture leaders who contribute to our institution’s culture of integrity, inclusiveness, and collaboration, and extend those qualities throughout the organization,” Holly Crawford said.
Runway Growth Capital Adds to Life Science Team With New Dallas Managing Director
by | Aug 20, 2022
Brannon Morisoli will join the team at a time when life science is booming in North Texas. Most recently, Dallas-Fort Worth ranked for the first time in the "Top 20 U.S. metros for life science" 2022 report by CommercialEdge. 
DI People: Kimberly-Clark, Fossil Group, Care Continuity, and More Make Moves
by | Dec 10, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Thryv Holdings, Ryan, Texas Capital Bancshares, Populus Financial Group, Bedrock Manufacturing Company, TearLab Corporation, Texas Instruments, KIS Technologies, Ventra Health, and more.

Jorge Baldor, Latino Center for Leadership Development: ‘As an Entrepreneur, My Focus Is More on the End Product’

by | Nov 9, 2021
Baldor wants "every young Latino to learn to look in the mirror each morning and recite to themselves the phrase 'Why not me?' until it becomes their own mantra and belief system."

The successful entrepreneur and co-founder of the Latino Center for Leadership Development reflects on empowering future leaders, the role of education on career trajectory, and the changing workforce.
DI People: Masterplan, MediaKind, Neurolens, and More Make Executive Moves
by | Sep 17, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from GivingDNA, Hospice Source, Simmons Bank, Kimberly-Clark, Salesmanship Club of Dallas, Improving, Vinli, Independent Bank Group, and more.
DI People: Match Group, KDC, BenefitMall, and More Make Moves
by | Sep 10, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from IOMAXIS, Lux Amber, Propelled Brands, Weitzman, and Priority Power.
DI People: Wingstop, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Robin Autopilot, and More Make Moves
by | Aug 20, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from RumbleOn, Valify, Kibo, Duane Morris, Credera, Safe Conversations, Employer Direct Healthcare, Elevate Credit, Unitek, Ryan, and ReCode Therapeutics.

Brinks Home Refreshes its Brand to Continue Revolutionizing the Smart Home Security Industry

by | Mar 8, 2021
Dallas-based Brinks Home Security is dropping the "security" from its moniker, releasing a new logo, and implementing a total brand overhaul to "set a new standard for the smart security industry."
Dallas Innovates 2021 Thought Leaders: Deloitte
by | Jan 25, 2021
As Deloitte's Kevin Knowles puts it, "Organizations face a choice between returning to a post-COVID world that is simply an enhanced version of yesterday OR building one that is a sustainable version of tomorrow. The risk is more than that of falling behind—it’s the possibility of never catching up at all."
Bishop T.D. Jakes Shares Insights on Embracing Gratitude and Flexibility Amid 2020’s Challenges
by | Dec 9, 2020
“One of the problems that we tend to do when we are faced with challenges and changes is to remain normal. I believe that one of the solutions to stress is to restructure,” Bishop Jakes said during the Leadership Dallas Alumni Association's Annual Leadership Luncheon.
Register Now For Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurship Leadership Institute’s Summit
by | Nov 10, 2020
Designed to empower female entrepreneurs, the virtual event boasts a stacked line-up of participants, including the founder of Dallas-based Enseo Vanessa Ogle.

The First Black Woman to Head Community Relations at Dallas Police Department is Joining Dallas Habitat for Humanity

by | Oct 8, 2020
Joli Robinson—the former director of Community Affairs and Youth Outreach for the Dallas Police Department and current co-chair of Dallas Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation—is bringing her breadth of experience to Dallas Habitat as its new VP of Government Affairs and Public Policy.
DI People: Match Group, DRC, Poo~Pourri, Interlock Partners, Exxon Mobil Make Moves
by | Oct 2, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Pizza Hut, Revint, HealthMine, Suffolk, OneDay, and more.
Frisco Fintech Payrix Extends Its Series A Financing, Surpasses $50M in Investments
by | Oct 1, 2020
Payrix, a one-stop-shop for accepting and sending payments, is backed by Jerry Jones-founded Blue Star Innovation Partners and Boston-based Providence Strategic Growth.
Dallas Cowboys Legend Turned Entrepreneur Darren Woodson Has Four Cs He Lives By
by | Sep 2, 2020
Darren Woodson is a former Dallas Cowboys safety and today a successful entrepreneur. Though his two careers have looked different, here are his words of wisdom that have gotten him through every major moment, from sitting in the locker room at the Super Bowl to founding his own company.