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Comerica Names SVP, Retail Regional Director for North Texas, Arizona, Florida

by | Nov 14, 2022

Dallas-based banking giant Comerica Bank announced that Andrew Raines has been named its senior vice president, retail regional director for the North Texas, Arizona, and Florida Region.

Raines joined Comerica in 2007. In his new role, Raines will be responsible for the development and effective leadership of the banking center network, which includes delivering exceptional customer experiences and achieving established business growth goals and operational efficiencies, the bank said....

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North Texas lands in the Top 10 of CBRE’s Annual Scoring Tech Talent Report
by | Jul 14, 2022
According to Dallas-based CBRE’s most recent annual Scoring Tech Talent report, Dallas-Fort Worth now stands in the No. 9 spot, jumping up four places from last year’s report—one of the biggest gains seen by any metro area. The region also ranks No. 5 for women in the tech workforce.

Over the past five years, DFW’s talent pool has grown by nearly 15%, with close to 188,000 residents employed in the industry.
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Meet the Fastest-Growing Local Companies in the Southwest, According to Inc.
by | Mar 15, 2022
Out of 141 companies in the Southwest who made the list, 39 were from the Dallas-Fort Worth region and 106 were from Texas overall. Two local companies cracked the Southwest Top 10: Fort Worth's TimelyMD (No. 7) and Frisco's Premier Health Solutions (No. 9).
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Dallas Metro Retains No. 3 Spot with the Most Tech Job Openings in U.S.
by | Mar 7, 2022
The Dallas region added nearly 3,800 new tech job postings last month, bringing its total postings to around 18,600 and ranking it No. 3 among metro areas with the highest amount of job openings in the sector, according to CompTIA. Dallas has held the No. 3 spot since August 2021.
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How North Texas Can Become a Top‑Ranked National Technology Innovation Hub

by | Jun 22, 2021
The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, which passed in May, has the power to develop 20 tech hubs throughout the United States. According to Tech Titans' CEO Bill Sproull, Dallas-Fort Worth could be a strong contender for one of those spots.
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Symposium Highlights North Texas’ Black Tech Talent, Potential
by | May 11, 2021
Nonprofit BUiLT is hosting the event to highlight the success and possibilities of Black tech talent in the region. “There is no talent pipeline problem,” says Peter Beasley, co-founder of the Blacks United in Leading Technology International. “Black tech talent is widely available, especially in North Texas.”
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Community Toolbox: A Winter Storm and a Pandemic. Here’s a Round Up of Resources to Help North Texans
by | Feb 19, 2021
Here's a round up of resources that can help in North Texas' unprecedented winter storm.

You'll also find updates on funding, grants, and assistance for navigating the COVID-19 crisis in Dallas-Fort Worth.
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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."
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Southern Dallas County’s IPTMA Appoints an Executive Director

by | Jan 19, 2021
Laura Freeland will lead the membership organization that works to address transportation issues affecting employers and employees in the Southern Dallas County Inland Port.
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Dallas Jewelry Brand Grows $100 Investment to $1M+ Revenue—In About a Year
by | Jan 19, 2021
The co-founders behind Dallas-based Allie + Bess have announced their first collaboration with a fellow Texas-based female entrepreneur, despite operating mainly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Meet the Future 50: Dallas-Fort Worth Innovators and Disruptors You Need to Know in 2021
These standouts—entrepreneurs, leaders, inventors, creatives, and educators—are disrupting industries, solving challenges, and making Dallas-Fort Worth (and beyond) a better place in a year like no other.
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S.M. Wright Project in South Dallas
Dallas’ First Test Bed for Smart‑City Transit Tech Receives Funding Through $4M Federal Grant
by | Jan 12, 2021
Dallas' S.M. Wright Highway is being rebuilt into a pedestrian-friendly boulevard, complete with advanced smart-traffic capabilities. The U.S. Department of Transportation grant was key in getting the tech added to the highway.
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UT Dallas Computer Scientists Create Video Game Mechanism To Detect Cheating

by | Dec 22, 2020
Using popular video game Counter-Strike, researchers have created a cheat detection mechanism that can be used in a variety of games. The research is especially important as it has the potential to affect the near $1 billion esports industry.
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Hypergiant Industries Adds Former WiPro CEO Abidali Neemuchwala to its Executive Advisory Board
by | Dec 21, 2020
Neemuchwala will be joining an all-star advisory team that includes Bill Nye, a former astronaut, and a retired four star general among its ranks.
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Music to Your Ears: The Beauty of Art, Innovation During a Pandemic
by | Dec 21, 2020
In the fourth installment of a five-part series, Capital One shines a spotlight on nonprofit innovation in 2020.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Expects Economic Recovery To Accelerate as Texas Receives More Vaccines and Treatment Options
Gov. Abbott foresees an increase in business activity by the early part of next year. With recent corporate headquarters moves to Texas, including Charles Schwab and CBRE, he believes that there has never been a more exciting time for economic development.
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