Coming Up On This Week's Show

April 17 – Paul Carolan, Bruegger’s Bagels and Paul Van Deventer, MPI

Our Guests for the April 17th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Paul Carolan – President – Bruegger’s Bagels

Paul Van Deventer – CEO – Meeting Professionals International

Join us every Friday afternoon at 3:00 on 770 KAAM (KAAMRadio.com)

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Paul Carolan, President – Bruegger’s Bagels

Paul Carolan, Chief Development Officier, La Madeleine, January 2013Paul Carolan was named president of Bruegger’s Bagels in January, which includes more than 300 bakeries and cafés.

Bruegger’s Bagels is known for its freshly baked, authentic New York-style bagels and signature coffees. Bruegger’s Bagels leadership team has joined management from Le Duff America, Inc. and its sister brands, la Madeleine and Brioche Dorée, at the Dallas offices. They have also just opened their first bakery in Dallas in over 10 years at Love Field.

Paul most recently served as chief development officer for Le Duff America’s Bruegger’s Bagels, la Madeleine, Brioche Dorée and Timothy Coffee brands.

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Paul Van Deventer, CEO – Meeting Professionals International

Paul Van Deventer HeadshotPaul Van Deventer joined Meeting Professionals International in April 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer. He most recently served as divisional vice president of the Health & Wellness Division at Walgreens, the largest drug store chain in the United States.

Prior to Walgreens, Paul was the senior vice president of Sales and Field Services at Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of information, software and business solutions for the automotive insurance and collision repair markets. Earlier in his career, Paul spent 22 years with American Express where he gained experience with the business travel and meeting and event industries.

Meeting Professionals International is the largest global meeting and event industry association with approximately 18,500 members belonging to 70 chapters and clubs worldwide.

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Phone: (972) 720-3000

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Paul Van Deventer, Host Steve A Klein, Paul Carolan

April 10 – Ken Copeland & Scott Wiggins, ASI Business Solutions and Shawntel Landry, American College of Education

Our Guests for the April 10th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Ken Copeland – President/Owner and Scott Wiggins – Executive Vice-President/Owner, ASI Business Solutions

Shawntel Landry – Provost & Interim President, American College of Education

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Ken Copeland, President/Owner and Scott Wiggins, Executive Vice-President/Owner, ASI Business Solutions

Ken leadership_photo1Wiggins leadership_photo2Founded in 1989, ASI provides DFW companies with hardware and software for Managed Print Services, Managed Network Services, Mailing Solutions, Document Management and Workflow.

Ken Copeland brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his role as President and co-owner of the company. His primary focus is building ASI into the premier provider of office technology in the region, placing a high priority on customer service and satisfaction.

Scott Wiggins also brings more than 25 years of industry experience to ASI in his role as Executive Vice President and co-owner. He’s responsible for administration, finance, purchasing, leasing, sales support and business planning.

ASI is a privately owned business whose sole focus is delivering strategies for better office technology. ASI recognizes that when your technology operates in alignment with your business objectives, you are better positioned to achieve your goals.

ASIbiz.com

Phone: (972) 888-1500

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Shawntel Landry, Provost & Interim President, American College of Education

Dr Shawntel LandryDr. Shawntel Landry is the provost and interim president of American College of Education. She has spent more than 20 years in Education at both the classroom and administrative levels working with elementary and gifted students, developing curriculum and content for Voyager Expanded Learning in Dallas, and serving as a curriculum development consultant for online schools.

Founded in the digital age, American College of Education strives to improve upon education across the U.S. through online graduate degree programs and professional development programs for educators.

Shawntel accepted her first role at ACE as assistant provost for program development and coordination, and has been provost and interim president of the College since August 2013.

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Phone: (800) 280-0307

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Scott Wiggins, Shawntel Landry, Ken Copeland

Host Steve A Klein