Wisdom of the Crowd: Schwab Commemorates its 50th Anniversary with Investor Survey

by | Nov 21, 2023

To commemorate its 50th anniversary, Westlake-based Charles Schwab has released results of a comprehensive survey of investors that the company said provides insights into the habits and experiences of its clients as well as what the clients see as critical to their satisfaction and successful outcomes.

“I hear regularly from clients, many who started with us at the beginning — 40, even 50 years ago — and they tell me that, more than anything, discipline, patience and learning from the occasional mistake pay off and have brought them a financial freedom they could only have dreamed of,” Schwab founder and co-Chairman Charles Schwab, said in a statement....

Fidelity's 337-acre campus in Westlake, TX. [Courtesy: Fidelity Investments]
Fidelity to Hire 4,000 in First Half of 2023, with 502 of Them in Texas
by | Feb 16, 2023
The new jobs will be 37% client-facing hires and 26% technology hires, Fidelity said. The company's headcount in Texas at the end of 2022 was 9,044 employees, with more than 6,000 working at its two-building campus in Westlake, home to more than 30 Fidelity business units. “We take a long-term view to investing in our overall workforce and our people, just as we do in our businesses,” Fidelity's Kirsten Kuykendoll said.
Solera Integrates AutoPoint Journey and Lojack, Boosting Auto Dealer Capabilities
by | Jan 24, 2023

Westlake-based Solera, a global leader in vehicle lifecycle management, said it has completed an integration between two industry-leading vehicle solutions, AutoPoint Journey and LoJack, to create new capabilities that help auto dealers better reach customers....

Charles Schwab Corp. Acquires The Family Wealth Alliance
by | Jan 24, 2023
Westlake-based Schwab said that Schwab Advisor Services and The Family Wealth Alliance will deliver the collective capabilities of industrywide relationships, thought leadership resources, and connections—along with technology—to drive growth and success for professionals and organizations focused on ultra-high net worth clients.

Ispira Enterprise Hires 3 Executives for Leadership Team

by | Nov 18, 2022
The new hires are Munish Gupta as president and cybersecurity advisory head, Divya Acharya as chief human resources officer, and Kumar Mynampati as chief delivery and growth officer.
Deloitte’s New DEI Institute Announced at Westlake’s Deloitte University
by | May 17, 2022
Deloitte University—the financial services and consulting giant's 'cultural home' in the Fort Worth suburb of Westlake—will be a key site for impactful events of Deloitte's new DEI Institute.

Launched with a goal of pursuing "sustained equity and belonging for all," the institute will "convene and collaborate with organizations and thought leaders to share resources and accelerate impact," says Dan Berner, Deloitte's North Texas managing partner.
Westlake’s Virbac Announces Availability of New Dog Cancer Treatment Across the U.S.
by | Aug 16, 2021
Stelfonta received FDA approval last November to treat dogs with non-metastatic, skin-based mast cell tumors (MCTs)—the most common malignant skin tumor in dogs. The injection is now available at vet clinics across the U.S., with an 88% "satisfactory experience" rate to date.
AT&T and Deloitte are Partnering on 5G to Transform the Future of Digital Corporate Learning
by | Dec 18, 2019
By next summer, AT&T plans to bring 5G network connectivity, edge computing, and immersive mixed reality to Deloitte University in Westlake.
relocation site selection

How a Deal Gets Done: Dallas-Fort Worth Works Hard to Attract Major Companies

by | Nov 1, 2019
By making contact and staying engaged, Chamber and economic development officials lure important relocations to North Texas.
DI People: Pearson Partners, January Digital, Solera Holdings, DoctorLogic Make Exec Moves
by | Jun 11, 2019
You'll also find news about OneSource Virtual, Tarrant County College District, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Mutual of Omaha Bank, Catholic Charities Fort Worth, Cantey Hanger, Mass Luminosity, and Tucker Powersports in this roundup of leadership and executive moves by companies and organizations in North Texas.
HeartSciences Putting Cardiac
Testing Tool into Production
by | Jun 2, 2017
The medical device startup also announced a headquarters move this week from Westlake to Southlake Town Square.
The Epic Will Revive

Historic Deep Ellum Building
by | Mar 23, 2017
New Urbanism | The Union Bankers Building — vacant for 20 years — will be the core of a new boutique hotel at The Epic development.

Solera’s Success Leads to $6.5B Acquisition

by | Nov 18, 2016
Vista Holdings bought the Westlake-based software company that helped transform the insurance industry's use of technology.