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April 25, 2017

Celebrating Our 82nd Anniversary 1935 - 2017

DEA Meeting: Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and Richard Bernstein Advisors' Market View

DEA Meeting: Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and Richard Bernstein Advisors' Market View

Kevin Taylor shared how his team at Merrill Lynch helps clients make good, sound financial decisions to meet their goals. Branson Butler explained Merrill Lynch's discount brokerage arm, Merrill Lynch Edge. Tim Kuhn, a portfolio specialist with Richard Bernstein Advisors, shared why they are globally bullish about the markets!

Kevin Taylor is a Senior Vice President with Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and has been with Merrill Lynch for 37 years.  In 1997, Registered Representative Magazine honored ten advisors nationally, including Kevin, as Outstanding Advisors and several years later, he was one of three nationally selected for their 25-year silver anniversary issue.  Kevin has been on D Magazine’s list …

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There will be no Open House this week. 

Kevin will invite us all out after their offices move this August to the Star in Frisco.

DEA Meeting: Next Step Coaching

President Ron Schulz welcomed everyone to meeting #4,573 of the DEA, in our 82nd year!

Results reported to date for 2017 are $276,858 and Money Spent is $265,518!

Thanks to Bud Terrell for a great program and Open House last week!


Good News!

Darren Gardner, TEKSInc.: they received the first check on the new business they have been working on for 1 1/2 years; it will expand their company by 25%!


30-Second Commercials!

Heather Wood, Staff One: with the office shooting yesterday, consider Active Shooter Training for your company!  If you pick up your gun to defend yourself and the police see you, they will shoot you!  It is important to know what to do!  Staff One can provide that training.

Mark McDaniel, Remarkable Affairs Catering, remind Mom: "I can't stand how you cook, so I've invited Remarkable Affairs Catering to cook Mother's Day dinner for you!"


It's Almost Time!

Join us at Cowboy's Golf Club on June 13th for a 1:30 shot-gun start!  For golfers, the fees include lunch, dinner and a great afternoon of golfing in between!  Prizes and raffle drawings at dinner!

$135.00 (if registered before 5/11)
$145.00 (registered after 5/11)
Hole Sponsor - $150.00
Lunch only - $37.50
Dinner only - $37.50
Lunch & Dinner - $62.50

Our hole sponsors include: Art That Grows, Audio Video Innovations, Thomas O. Bailey CPA, CNC Home Care, Complete Mailing Partners, Emerald Business Solutions, Frost Bank, Guaranteed Express Courier Service, Innovative Roofing, Keller Williams Residential, Onin Staffing, Pilot's Building Maintenance, ProActive Leadership Group, Remarkable Painting, Safe Haven Pest Control, Sewell Cadillac, Sewell Infiniti, Supreme Lending, TopGolf.  Our lunch sponsor is Remarkable Painting and our dinner sponsor is Supreme Lending.

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Membership Proposals

The following firms have been approved for publication by the Board of Directors.  If you have an objection to either firm it must be submitted in writing to the DEA office no later than May 9, 2017.

A-Star Heating & Air

Alex Esparza

418 Forest Gate Dr., Garland, TX  75042
Classification:  Heating & Air Conditioning


A-Star Plumbing

Steve Wilson

10528 Garland Rd., Dallas, TX  75218
Classification:  Plumbing


Keith Brown, Audio Video Innovations, introduced our guests today:

• Steve Patterson, XO Communications, guest of Darren Gardner

• Steve Wilson, A-Star Plumbing, guest of Mark Kinser

• Branson Butler, Merrill Lynch Edge, guest of Kevin Taylor

• Tim Kuhn, Richard Bernstein Advisors, guest of Kevin Taylor

•  Paul Golden, Golden's Keys, guest of Mike Moore


Happy Birthday wishes to:


Denise Koval (Art That Grows) - 28th


Board Report

Chris Boots, Halo Branded Solutions, presented the Board Report for the week of April 18, 2017, which advised there was a total of 39 members in attendance (with 2 guests) recording:

• 33 “A” leads

• 25 “B” leads

• 38 “C” leads  

• 25 leads received

• $22,780 results

• $10,468 spent with members 

The Big Result Getter was Keller Williams Residential.  The Big Spender was Remarkable Affairs Catering.  The Big "A" Lead givers:  Remarkable Painting.  The Big "C" Lead givers:  Keller Williams Residential, Moore InsuranceGuaranteed Express Couriers, Dr. Janell Kenny.



• The $50.00 raffle drawing was won by Paul Golden, guest of Michael Moore!

• Bud Terrell, My House Fitness, held a drawing from those who attended his Open House!  Harper Brown, daughter of Kevin Brown, Audio Video Innovations, won a gift certificate for 2 hours of personal training!  Dad is looking forward to using it!


• May 2, Next Step Coaching

• May 3, Board Meeting

• May 4, Next Step Coaching Open House/Booksigning

• May 9, Your Web Guys.Net

• May 9, Nominating Committee Announced