18208 Preston Road, Suite D-9317, Dallas, Texas 75252
Telephone: 214-528-1082; www.dallasexecutives.com
January 17, 2017

Celebrating Our 82nd Anniversary 1935 - 2017

DEA Meeting; Ad A Staff

DEA Meeting; Ad A Staff

David Ballard loves his family, Texas Hold'em, the outdoors, and travel!  He has worked at Ad A Staff for 5 years and is their Business Development Manager and launched their Dallas branch.  They provide single-source staffing services:  direct hire, temp-to-hire, temporary/contract, and payroll services.  Their motto is "Whatever it takes!"...

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There is no Open House/ Book Signing this week.

See you next Tuesday morning!


Next DEA Meeting:

January 24th

Art That Grows


Good News!

Jennifer Blakeney, Guaranteed Express:  was excited that the Packers are going to Atlanta.  Others in the room did not share her enthusiasm!


30-Second Commercials

Dr. Paul Chafetz:  CODOP (Children of Difficult Older Parents) 2017 Liberation Speaking Tour is underway!  If you know of people, typically aged 30-60, who might be interested, have them check out his website or give Dr. Paul a call!  He has recently spoken at Presbyterian Hospital and Silverado Memory Care and will be speaking soon at Dallas Area Gerontological Society and the Unity Church on Forest Lane.

Mark McDaniel, Remarkable Affairs Catering:  Leslie is picky and particular about her haircut; she went to Remarkable Looks Salon and Staci hit a home run!  Mark assured us his New Year's Eve was great because of Remarkable Looks Salon!

Mark McDaniel, Remarkable Affairs Catering:  Order by 2/1 and get a gourmet dinner for 2 with wine and dessert for $125; after that, prices are $149.  There are three different menus and meals can be delivered between the 10th and 14th!  Or, they are taking reservations now for their Valentine's Day 3-course cooking demo and dinner on Friday, February 10th at 6:30pm, for $139/couple+tax!


President Ron Schulz welcomed everyone to meeting #4,560 of the DEA, in our 82nd year!

Thanks to Cynthia Oliver, Preferred Business Solutions, for a great presentation and Book Signing last week!


Six-Month Report from Chairman Keith Horniman

Chairman Keith Horniman presented the Six-Month Report for the July 1 - December 31, 2016 term.  Some of the highlights included:

• Dianna Bass completed her first full term.

• 20 regular breakfast meetings were held with an average attendance of 40 per meeting.

• The meeting format was changed to provide "45 minute" meetings, which was well received!

• Results reported of $639,429 for an average of $31,971 per meeting.

• Money spent reported of $543,507 for an average of $27,175 per meeting.

• 3 new members joined: TIG Real Estate Services, My House Fitness, and Remarkable Looks Salon.

• Total membership now stands at 51.

• First Annual Topgolf Event was held in October with 58 members and guests participating!

• Annual Christmas Party was held at Oak Highlands Brewery with 74 members and guests in attendance!

• We had two guest speakers:  Dustin Marshall from DISD, guest of Ron Schulz and Pam Boyd, guest of Jennifer Blakeney.

• The new directors elected were:  Ted Biggers, Michael Bosco, Keith Brown, Chris Clausen, Dr. Janell Kenny, Mark Kinser, Denise Koval, Adrian Richardson, and David Smith.

• Adrian Richardson was elected Secretary of the Board.

• Financial Results: actions taken this 6-months will provide over $10,000 in Savings for this year ending June 2017!

• We also have an updated Website (Richard Kinney), updated Facebook page (Jennifer Blakeney) and DEA Business Cards (designed by Darryl Galen, printed by John Anderson).

Thanks to all of you for support of myself and the board over the last 6 months!


Dallas Executives Association

18208 Preston Road, Suite D-9317

Dallas, Texas  75252

You can find our address on the website under "Contact us".  Our phone number is the same!


Happy Birthday Wishes!

20th - Dr. Bob Consor (Eye Doctor's Office)


Welcome Visitors!

Cynthia Oliver, Preferred Business Solutions, introduced our guests:

• Heather Wood with Staffone, guest of Joy Simar

• Carol Galindo and Byron Young with Community Waste Disposal, guests of Mike Moore


Membership Proposal

The following firm has been approved for publication by the Board of Directors.  If you have an objection to this firm it must be submitted in writing to the DEA office no later than January 31st, 2017.


Charles Musech

2150 S. Central Expressway #200, McKinney, TX  75070
Classification:  Reputation Management
Sponsor: Joy Simar


Board Report

Cooper Bibb, Sewell Lexus, presented the Board Report for the week of January 10, 2017, which advised there was a total of 39 members in attendance (with one guest) recording:

• 76 “A” leads

• 53 “B” leads

• 33 “C” leads  

• 36 leads received

• $20,115 results

• $19,195 spent with members 

The Big Result Getter was CNC Home Care.  The Big Spender was TEKS, Inc..  The Big "A" Lead giver:  Take Time To Travel.  The Big “B” Lead givers:  CMC Rebar and Dr. Janell Kenny.  The Big "C" Lead giver:  Guaranteed Express.


Quarterly Report:

Adrian Richardson, Topgolf, reported those with 100% attendance in the last quarter:

• Ad A Staff

• Biggers Law Firm

• Call-Hold Marketing!

• d.galen graphics

• Frost Bank

• Halo Branded Solutions

• Julie Grant Interiors

• Keller Williams

• Dr. Janell Kenny

• Dr. Maude Cejudo

• New York Life

• Pilot's Building Maintenance

• Remarkable Painting

• Supreme Lending

And, for 100% attendance at the Book Signings:  Complete Mailing Partners!


The $46.00 raffle drawing was won by Keith Horniman, Pilot's Building Maintenance! Congratulations!

Cynthia Oliver, Preferred Business Solutions, held a raffle for the attendees of her Open House/ Book Signing!  The winners were:

• Chris Clausen, CNC Home Care, won a shredder!

• Vinnie Kiedrowski, Guaranteed Express, won a huge package of pens!

• Randy Herman, Cornerstone Chem-Dry, won a label maker!


Join us February 28th, 7am, for a special, fun program:  Ask the Pro's!  It will be a great opportunity to benefit from the professional knowledge in the DEA!  Think about questions you could ask members in the room, which would benefit you and others.  More importantly, think:  what is your answer?


DEA Spring Golf Outing:  June 13th!

Let Barbara or Dianna know if you would like to be a hole sponsor ($150) or if you would like to sign up for you or a foursome!


• January 24, Art That Grows

• January 25, Past President's Lunch 12-2pm

• January 26, Book Signing for Art That Grows, 5447 Boca Raton, Dallas 75229 from 4:00-6:30pm.

• January 31, ProActive Leadership Group

• February 1, Indoctrination Meeting 12pm - 1pm, ProActive Leadership Office

• February 2, ProActive Leadership Open House/Booksigining, 5 - 7:30pm