North Texas’ RKD Group Announces Promotions, New VP

by | Apr 19, 2024
"Our culture is built on trust, teamwork and focus—and these individuals have been instrumental in our work to accelerate growth for our nonprofit partners," CEO Chris Pritcher said.
Richardson’s Service Experts Announces Acquisition, Now Has 98 ‘Home Comfort’ Centers in 31 States
by | Apr 7, 2024

Richardson-based Service Experts has acquired 19 local HVAC and plumbing service centers from Connecticut-based HomeServe USA Corp., an acquisition that brings its total number of local service centers to 98, serving homeowners across 31 states.

With this expansion, Service Experts said it is building on its leading position of delivering “worry-free comfort” to more homes and businesses across the nation....

Fossil Group Adds 2 Seasoned Turnaround Specialists to Its Board
by | Mar 29, 2024
Eugene I. Davis has been appointed to the board of directors and will serve as a member of the board’s audit committee. Pursuant to an investor agreement with The Buxton Helmsley Group Inc., BHG nominee Pamela B. Corrie will serve as a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee.
Celestica To Expand North Texas Operations with High-Tech Manufacturing, Adding Over 150 Jobs in Richardson
by | Mar 7, 2024
Toronto-based Celestica produces "groundbreaking, state-of-the-art equipment" based on artificial intelligence learning systems for its U.S.-based customers. Its newly announced expansion is being fueled by an economic redevelopment agreement with the city of Richardson.

DART Celebrates 40 Years of Service to North Texas, Elects New Board Leaders

by | Oct 20, 2023
The new DART board chair is CapitalSoft CEO and former Richardson mayor Gary Slagel. DART's other new board leaders include vice chair Rodney Schlosser, M. Nathan Barbera as new secretary, and Flora M. Hernandez as assistant secretary.
Fire Meets Ice: Solo Stove Family of Brands Brings Portable Air Conditioning Into Its Outdoor Lineup
by | Aug 10, 2023

Solo Brands, with its hallmark commitment to consumer passion and community engagement, is adding IcyBreeze Cooling to its outdoor lifestyle product portfolio. The deal was finalized on July 1, as announced by Generational Equity, a Richardson-based mergers and acquisitions adviser for privately held businesses....

Richardson-based Texans Credit Union Hires New VP of IT Systems
by | Jun 2, 2023

Richardson-based Texans Credit Union announced that Ian Beirnes has joined the organization as vice president of IT systems, a post in which he will be responsible for managing the credit union’s technology infrastructure and operations department.

“We are very pleased to welcome Ian to our leadership team,” CEO David Frazier said in a statement....


Texans Credit Union Promotes Longtime Employee to VP of Strategic Solutions

by | May 19, 2023

Richardson-based Texans Credit Union has promoted Tanya Patterson to vice president of strategic solutions, a role in which she will lead the newly formed Strategic Solutions department that will focus on identifying new growth opportunities for the credit union.

“We are excited to have Tanya leading our Strategic Solutions department. We believe her leadership skills will be instrumental in helping Texans achieve its strategic objectives,” Texans Credit Unioin CEO David Frazier said in a statement....

Report: Texas Instruments Is Spending $2.2B on Initial Phase of $30B Sherman Semiconductor Campus
Texas Instruments broke ground on the new 300-millimeter semiconductor wafer fabrication plants in May 2022, noting that the project could ultimately support as many as 3,000 direct jobs. The new "fabs" will manufacture tens of millions of analog and embedded processing chips daily that will go into electronics everywhere.
Plano, Richardson Named Among ‘Best Cities to Live in America’
by | Mar 23, 2023
Just north of Dallas, Plano and Richardson are nestled together—and they share at least one thing in common. Both have been named among the "2023 Best Cities to Live in America" by Niche, a leading platform that connects students and families with colleges and schools.
Aaron Lobliner is CataBoom's first chief client officer and a member of the executive team.
Gamification Startup CataBoom Hires Industry Veteran as Chief Client Officer
by | Feb 23, 2023

Aaron Lobliner has been named as the first chief client officer and a member of the executive team at Richardon-based Cataboom, a leader in gamification and incentivized engagements....


Frisco and McKinney Rank Among the Top 5 Cities in the U.S. to Rent New Apartments

by | Jan 20, 2023
The report by RentCafe—"Top 50 Cities for Finding New Apartments in 2023"—ranks Frisco and McKinney as the No. 4 and No. 5 cities in the U.S. for finding an apartment that only a limited number of people, or maybe even no people, have lived in before. Two other Dallas suburbs made the list as well: Richardson at No. 25 and Plano at No. 42.
McCarthy Building will move to CityLine in Richardson.
McCarthy Building Cos. Moves Dallas Office to CityLine in Richardson
by | Jan 11, 2023
Missouri-headquartered McCarthy Building Cos. moved its Dallas office to 3400 N. Central Expressway in the CityLine mixed-use development. The office also will serve as headquarters for McCarthy’s parent company, Genuine McCarthy Enterprises, and its associated subsidiaries.
Fossil Group Adds Beauty, Fashion Exec to Board of Directors
by | Dec 9, 2022

Fossil Group Inc. announced the addition of respected beauty and fashion executive Suzanne (Susie) Coulter to its board of directors, expanding the size of the board to eight members, including seven independent directors.

Richardson-based Fossil Group is a global design, marketing, distribution, and innovation company specializing in lifestyle accessories.

“Susie’s immense retail background, from corporate leadership and entrepreneurship to more specific expertise in retail strategy, operations, merchandising, and supply chain, will be invaluable to our Board of Directors,” Kosta N....

Lennox International Appoints Longtime Exec as President of Residential Business
by | Nov 18, 2022

Richardson-based Lennox International Inc. announced the appointment of Gary Bedard as president of the company’s residential business segment, effective January 1.

Lennox is a leader in energy-efficient climate control solutions....