May 27/28 – Dan O’Neal, MosquitoNix and Roger Gardner, Learfield Sports

Our Guests for the May 27th/28th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

F. Dan O’Neal, Chairman & CEO, MosquitoNix

Roger Gardner, Chief Culture and Communications Officer, Learfield Sports

Join us Friday afternoon at 3:00 and Saturday afternoon at 2:00 for an Encore Presentation on 770 KAAM (KAAMRadio.com)

F. Dan O’Neal, Chairman & CEO, MosquitoNix

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Before he became the chairman and CEO of MosquitoNix, the nation’s leading mosquito misting company, F. Dan O’Neal had a series of successful ventures, including the sale of several insurance companies and the formation of a private equity business.

In February 2006, Dan and several partners founded FEMO Holdings LP and purchased the assets of Dallas-based MosquitoNix with the intent of turning the company into a household name nationwide.

MosquitoNix is now the nation’s leader in mosquito misting systems, servicing tens of thousands of customers in more than 500 U.S. cities and nine countries. MosquitoNix products & services employ a mist system that uses a natural solution to kill and repel spiders, fleas, gnats, and other pests, including West Nile & Zika – carrying mosquitoes.

MosquitoNix.com

Phone: (972) 934-3131

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Roger Gardner, Chief Culture and Communications Officer, Learfield Sports

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Roger Gardner is the Chief Culture and Communications Officer for Learfield Communications and is recognized as a national leader in sports media communications and marketing. He has been a key member of what began as the Missouri Network and the Brownfield Network, today known as Learfield Communications, an international leader in agricultural media and collegiate sports marketing.

Learfield empowers businesses and universities by connecting big brands to the excitement, passion, tradition, fans and FUN of college sports, through customized marketing solutions and experiences. Learfield Sports is the owner of athletic multi-media rights to more than 120 major collegiate programs, including the University of Missouri, the company’s first sports client.

Roger has served in a number of management roles, including COO, helped negotiate multi-million dollar contracts with major universities and was integral in the purchase of complementary companies that have been incorporated into Learfield.

LearfieldSports.com

Phone: (469) 241-9191

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May 20/21 – Alan S. Rubin, Lane and McClain Distributors and Matt Combs, YourCause

Our Guests for the May 20th/21st edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Alan S. Rubin, President & CEO, Lane and McClain Distributors, Inc.

Matt Combs, Founder & CEO, YourCause

Join us Friday afternoon at 3:00 and Saturday afternoon at 2:00 for an Encore Presentation on 770 KAAM (KAAMRadio.com)

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Alan S. Rubin, President & CEO, Lane and McClain Distributors, Inc.

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Alan Rubin is President and CEO of Lane and McClain Distributors, the North Texas distributor for the Taylor Company since 1946. He began his career in the restaurant business in 1972 as a dishwasher and continued through the ranks, which led him to the position of multi-unit supervisor.

Since 1926, the Taylor Company has been the worldwide leader in foodservice equipment innovation. Taylor manufactures the highest quality frozen treat machines and commercial grills in the industry.

Alan transitioned to restaurant equipment sales in 1990 and joined Lane and McClain Distributors as a partner in January of 1999. During his career with Lane and McClain, Alan has overseen the ice machine sales department, and led the National Account team as the division’s sales manager. In 2015, Alan successfully purchased the company and now proudly serves as President and CEO.

LaneAndMcClain.com

Dallas Phone: (214) 748-7669

El Paso Phone: (915) 843-4600

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Matt Combs, Founder & CEO, YourCause

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Matt Combs is Founder and CEO of YourCause a Dallas-based Software provider for employees and nonprofits to more effectively manage their philanthropic, volunteering, sustainability, employee engagement, and overall donor relations programs. YourCause connects companies and their employees with the causes impacting our world.

Matt is an entrepreneur and has been doing start-ups since graduating from Cornell in 1999. He has spent the last 10+ years finding great people, convincing them to join his efforts, and then becoming a team member with those who see value in his ideas

Ranked #927 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list, and #11 for best places to work in Dallas, YourCause is rapidly expanding its operations through the ongoing deployment of end-to-end solutions for enterprises, nonprofits, and general users.

YourCause.com

Phone: (972) 755-3950

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