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Paula Ramos Joins Kimberly-Clark As Chief Strategy Officer

Shortly after announcing its first chief R&D officer, Kimberly-Clark has named Paula Ramos its new chief strategy officer. Effective March 15, Ramos will lead the company’s global enterprise strategy. She was most recently a partner at McKinsey, where she worked with a range of large consumer goods companies. She also led its global consumer health […]

State Bank of Texas to Build New Headquarters in Las Colinas

State Bank of Texas (SBT)—a $1-billion asset full-service commercial bank currently headquartered in Dallas, TX—announced today that it has finalized plans to build a new headquarters building in the Las Colinas Urban Center. Construction on the new headquarters should commence by the end of 2021 and is expected to be completed mid-2023. The building project […]

$50 Billion for Small Business as Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion Stimulus

Lawmakers on Wednesday approved a massive $1.9 trillion relief bill, extending unemployment benefits through September 6, dispatching $1,400 checks for many Americans, and greenlighting $50 billion in new small-business aid. The House passed the measure in a vote of 220 to 211, with no Republicans voting to approve. President Joe Biden is expected to sign […]

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas Kicks Off New Season With Dark Comedy

A repairman falls in love with a washing machine. A friendship nearly fails over a gift gone unappreciated. Two women preparing a funeral breakfast in a church basement ponder life, death and the meaning of Polish jokes. These are among the comedic scenarios explored in Lives of the Saints: A Collection Six Short Plays by […]

Irving-Based Avocados From Mexico Make Fast Company’s Top 50 World’s Most Innovative

A number of Dallas-Fort Worth-based entrepreneurs and their companies have made Fast Company’s newly released 2021 World’s Most Innovative Companies. But two local companies topped the list, finding their way into the top 50: Get Shift Done and Avocados From Mexico. For Fast Company’s 14th annual rendition of the innovative rankings, the business publication honored […]

Vizient Announces New Executive Vice President

Headquartered in Irving, Vizient, the nation’s leading healthcare performance improvement company, has named Simrit Sandhu as the company’s executive vice president of strategic transformation and clinical-supply solutions. Prior to joining Vizient, Sandhu spent 14 years with Cleveland Clinic where she served as its chief supply chain and support services officer. Her leadership allowed Cleveland Clinic […]

Irving-based RumbleOn Agrees to Buy Powersports Dealership Valued at $850 Million

Irving-based RumbleOn Inc., an e-commerce platform for new and used motorcycles, has agreed to acquire motor-sports dealership chain RideNow Powersports, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The combined entity would have an enterprise value of about $850 million in the transaction, which could be announced as soon as next week, said one of […]

CareNow® Opens Convenient Urgent Care Clinic in Irving

CareNow opened its 44th North Texas urgent care clinic in Irving on March 16. The expansion creates an additional resource for reliable, convenient and expert healthcare during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The new Irving CareNow, the third CareNow clinic in Irving, is located at the intersection of N. Belt Line Road and Grande […]