January 5 – Ted Beaman and Blake Woodall

On the January 5th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:

Ted Beaman – President, Bone Daddy’s House of Smoke

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Blake Woodall – General Partner/VP of Sales, Vent-A-Hood

Ted Beaman, President, Bone Daddy’s House of Smoke

With more than 24 years in the restaurant industry, Ted Beaman is President of Bone Daddy’s House of Smoke, a funky Texas BBQ joint.

As President, Ted has developed strategic plans for selecting new markets and expansion, and is currently working to open Bone Daddy’s second Houston location.

Prior to joining the Bone Daddy’s team, Ted honed his restaurant experience with Boston Pizza Restaurants and Metromedia Restaurant Group. Ted worked as Vice President of Business Development at Boston Pizza where he was essential in the company’s growth from 15 locations to more than 50 by streamlining building costs and development timelines.

During his time at Metromedia Restaurant Group, Ted was Vice President of Finance for Bennigan’s and served on the leadership team responsible for five consecutive years of increases in sales and revenue.



Blake Woodall, General Partner/VP of Sales, Vent-A-Hood

BLAKE__017Blake Woodall is a general partner and the vice president of sales for Vent-A-Hood.  Founded in 1933, Vent-A-Hood is based in Richardson and is the oldest manufacturer of residential range hoods in America.  This third-generation family-owned business just celebrated its 80th anniversary.

Blake oversees the advertising and marketing programs for the Vent-A-Hood brand and its products across North America. He actively serves on the boards of Vent-A-Hood, Vent-A-Hood Realty and Milestone Distributors — all family-owned businesses based in North Texas.

Vent-A-Hood products are sold in all 50 states as well as Canada. And each range hood is individually engineered for performance in addition to style.


2013-12-07 16.33.30Blake Woodall, Host Steve A Klein, Ted Beaman