Irving Elementary School Teacher Named a Finalist for Texas Teacher of the Year

Shelley Jeoffroy, a fifth-grade math teacher at Otis Brown Elementary in Irving ISD, has been named a finalist for 2023 Texas Teacher of the Year. Jeoffroy is among six finalists — three elementary school and three secondary school teachers — selected for the Texas Association of School Administrators annual award. The six finalists will be […]

Vistra Names Stacey Doré As First Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer

Irving-based Vistra has appointed Stacey Doré as its first chief strategy and sustainability officer, effective today, the company announced in a news release this week. Doré will also serve as EVP of public affairs, reporting directly to Vistra’s president and CEO Jim Burke. “Stacey is a respected, proven leader who has a broad understanding of […]

Irving-Based RailPros Growing Fast, Plans to Hire 200 Employees This Year

Even a global pandemic couldn’t slow down the growth of RailPros. Ken Koff, CEO of the Irving company, fondly remembers when the executive team high-fived each other after crossing the 200-employee mark. Today, the company has more than 900 employees and intends to hire 200 by the end of this year. Koff declined to disclose […]

Texas CRE Firms Announce 5-Development Joint Venture for Multifamily Properties

Irving-based JPI today announced a joint venture with Lubbock-based Madera Residential and WayMaker on five new developments across North Texas, according to a news release. According to the release, those five developments will provide over 1,750 Class A multifamily units. When completed the portfolio will include nine total communities. The first five are named Jefferson […]

Irving Follow-Up to Veterans Day set at Porter’s Army Navy

After honoring Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Irving-Las Colinas residents can take part in a Unite For Troops Veterans Day Celebration the day after. Donations and volunteers are needed for the Nov. 12 event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Porter’s Army Navy Store, 600 E. Irving Blvd. The event returns after a three-year break, but […]