November 12, 2021- Evan Beattie, Chairman & CEO, GFF Architects

Our Guest for the November 12th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show: Evan Beattie, Chairman & CEO, GFF Architects

Evan joined GFF as an architect in 2005 and was named Chairman and CEO in 2020. He has over 18 years of experience in architecture and planning including managing complex residential, retail and mixed-use projects through design and construction phases, as well as planning for large-scale placemaking projects with retail, restaurant office and institutional components.

Evan takes a collaborative approach to design with an emphasis on meeting project goals and exceeding client expectations. He has a strong interest in sustainable design, density, smart growth, and New Urbanist principles.

Evan’s high level of community engagement allows him to contribute meaningfully to zoning change efforts in the Dallas area, where land use regulations are often not aligned with best practices in walkable urban design and quality placemaking.

Phone: (214) 303-1500

Guest Evan Beattie, Host Steve A Klein

October 22 – Crayton Webb, CEO, Sunwest Communications

Our Guest for the October 22nd edition of PlayMakers Talk Show: Crayton Webb, CEO, Sunwest Communications

Crayton Webb is the owner and CEO of Sunwest Communications, a Dallas, Texas based public relations and public affairs firm.

Founded in Dallas in 1982, Sunwest Communications helps companies and brands build trust, increase visibility and reach business goals through strategic marketing and public relations initiatives.

Previously, Crayton was the Vice President of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for Mary Kay Inc. From 2002 until 2005, Crayton was chief of staff for Dallas Mayor Laura Miller.

Crayton was a broadcast journalist for nearly ten years covering politics for television stations including the CBS affiliate in Dallas from 1998 to 2001.

One of Texas’ leading public relations and public affairs firms, Sunwest develops tailored, strategic solutions that drive audience behavior for clients spanning industries and geography.

Phone: (214) 373-1601

Host Steve A Klein, Guest Crayton Webb