Category Archives: DRC Member
Kelle Marsalis, Director of Member Services & Small Business Programs at the Chamber, recently sat down with Dickson Perry, Founder, Chairman and CEO of new Chamber member Excentus to learn more about the company and get to the bottom of the question everyone wants answered: Cowboys, Rangers or Mavericks.
What is one thing most do not know about Excentus?
That we were started right here in Dallas and since our start, we have saved American consumers more than $500 million on their fuel purchases.
Tell us about the Fuel Rewards Network program.
It’s about saving people money on their fuel purchases. All consumers need to do is register for the program at fuelrewards.com to start earning free gas by simply buying what they normal buy – groceries, food, even clothes or electronics – through the Fuel Rewards Network™ program and redeeming their rewards at participating Shell locations in their area. It’s free to join and there are no gimmicks. We just want to help people save money on fuel. Continue reading
By Diana Rivas, Membership Consultant
Diana Rivas recently spoke with Larry Romine to learn more about Atkins of North America and the projects they work on. Read more about the behind-the-scenes work that Atkins does to complete its projects and learn more about this “one-stop-shop.”
Tell me a little bit about Atkins. What does the firm do exactly?
I’m proud to be a part of a full-service architecture, engineering, and design provider with a worldwide presence. To better explain what we do, let me provide an example. Let’s say you’re drinking your morning coffee and reading the Dallas Morning News, and you notice an article about a new community center being built-in your area.
Migrate to the Trinity River Audubon Center on Thursday, Oct. 18 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. to celebrate all things owl during the center’s monthly free Third Thursday programming.
By Tiffany Bryan, Director of Development
Tiffany recently chatted with John Greenwood, Regional Vice President and General Manager for ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center companies in North America. He leads their Texas Region, which includes 8 data centers, including their flagship site in Richardson, which was launched in June of 2011. John has been in the data center industry for the better part of 10 years having held previous management positions with both CyrusOne and AT&T. John’s background is primarily in sales and marketing, but he’s also had the opportunity to work in both finance and operations over his technology career. John is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. He also has a MBA from the University of Dallas and a MS in Telecommunications from SMU. Continue reading
By: Langston Adair, Assistant Ticket Sales Manager, UNT
North Texas will be on the national stage on Tuesday, October 16, when the Mean Green hosts Louisiana-Lafayette at Apogee Stadium on the campus of the University of North Texas in Denton. The game will be televised on ESPN2, the first nationally-telecast game from Apogee. Game time is 8:00 p.m.
ESPN2 is giving significant coverage to a pivotal stretch in the Sun Belt Conference schedule, nationally televising league games on consecutive weeks. Continue reading