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PMG hired Stacey martin as Senior Director of Human Resources, a newly created position to support the accelerated growth of the company and the award-winning people-centered culture. Martin will oversee PMG’s human resources operations, learning and development, culture and talent acquisition teams, and will be responsible for advancing the company’s investment and commitment to diversity. , equity and inclusion. She joins the management team, reporting directly to the CEO of PMG George popstefanov.
Vikki phy joined Balcom Agency as program supervisor. With over 30 years in the industry, Phy’s experience in customer relations and project management has supported advertising giants like TracyLocke, Loomis and Schaefer Advertising Co. for brands such as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo , Frito-Lay, Golden Chick and Dell. At Balcom, Phy will keep projects on track for Kubota Tractor Corporation.
Quick and casual burger franchise MOOYAH announced a partnership with Fort Worth’s Habitat Agency. The agency will combine both strategy and analytics with content creation to transform MOOYAH’s four main social accounts: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok.
KAI design announced the hiring of a senior project manager Clint ashworth, NCARB, AIA, CSI, LEED Green Associate, at its Dallas-Fort Worth office.
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Maggie M. Tuschinski has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at First Financial Bankshares Inc. .
Raise Credit Inc. announced on August 18 the addition of two members to the board of directors of the company and several appointments to management positions.
Michael pugh and Manuel “Manolo” Sánchez will join the board of directors with immediate effect. Pugh is the CEO and board member of Carver Federal Savings Bank, one of the largest African-American operated banks in the United States. Sanchez currently serves on the board of directors of Fannie Mae and Stewart Information Services. Previously, Sanchez was president and chairman of BBVA Compass.
Chris Lute will move to the position of Director of Strategy. Lutes had served as CFO at Elevate and its predecessor company since 2007.
Chad Bradford, Elevate’s chief accounting officer will act as the interim chief financial officer while an internal and external search is conducted for the position. Bradford has been Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer at Elevate and its predecessor company since 2012.
Scott Greever was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Greever had previously served as Elevate’s Chief Product Officer since 2019.
Eddie Combs joins the company and will hold the position of Director of Marketing. Combs was previously CMO for Conn’s HomePlus, where he led brand and digital transformation efforts and boosted online traffic and credit applications.
Larry Browder was promoted to Chief Information Officer. Browder previously served as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Technology, since joining Elevate in 2018.
Ron Smith, Director of Growth Texas Trust Credit Union, was named the Small Business Champion by the Arlington Black Chamber of Commerce.
The inaugural award was presented to Smith for his “unwavering support of the black-owned business community” through his various leadership roles in the community and the chamber.
Washima Huq an engagement partner of the business community in Texas Trust Credit Union was appointed on Young Professional of the Year 2021 speak Cornerstone League.
Independent financier announced that Brett walker joined financial services firm McKinney as senior vice president, director of commercial real estate relations for the Dallas-Fort Worth market.
Whitley penn Co-founders Jim penn and Glen whitley were recently inducted into the Texas DeMolay Hall of Fame.
DeMolay is the largest fellowship for young men that helps define character under the mentorship of qualified counselors, selected from the local community.
Whitley and Penn both ran Texas DeMolay as a youngster and have been recognized for their many contributions to both the organization and the community during their careers.
Texas Blue Cross and Blue Shield announcement Marc Chassay, MD, MBA, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer. Chassay joined BCBSTX since University of North Texas Health Sciences Center where he oversaw the university’s clinical practice group (HSC Health) encompassing 12 unique clinics.
Texas First Campfire hired Jasmine lewis as the Council’s new Vice President of Youth Development, responsible for overseeing Camp Fire First Texas after-school programs, school-based summer day camps and the Teens in Action program.
Prior to joining Camp Fire, Lewis was Program Manager and Interim CEO at Trinity River Mission in Dallas, where she built and oversaw the implementation of several programs designed to improve youth engagement in the community. , self-awareness and completion of studies.
Helene mosely, Th.D., joined Childcare associates (CCA) as Executive Director of An advance. Mosely has about three decades of experience in education, 23 years as a school district administrator and four years in the classroom.
Head Start is America’s first national preschool education program and the CCA has run both Head Start and Early Head Start in Tarrant County since its inception over 50 years ago. Today, CCA serves approximately 1,800 infants, toddlers and preschoolers at 20 CCA campuses and partner elementary schools with nearly 300 campus employees.
Wing stop announced the promotion of Michael skipworth to the President and Chief Operating Officer, and Alex kaleida to the CFO. Skipworth succeeds Mahesh Sadarangani, the COO of the company who resigned after being recruited to become CEO of a privately funded company.
Earlier Wingstop announced Stacy peterson will now be EVP, Chief Digital and Technology Officer and the promotion of Marisa Carona to SVP, Chief Growth Officer and Benjamin stevie at SVP of digital marketing.