February 2 – Brian Schultz and Charlie Brewer

On the February 2nd edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:

Brian Schultz – CEO & Founder, Studio Movie Grill

Charlie Brewer – President & CEO, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation

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Brian Schultz, CEO & Founder, Studio Movie Grill

SMG Wheaton-8359Brian Schultz is the founder/owner and CEO of Studio Movie Grill, a modern in-theater cinema-dining concept combining first-run movies with table service restaurants. He championed and won the ability to show first run movies for his Movie Grill concept 15 years ago, opening the original Studio Movie Grill in 2000, and allowing for the cinema-dining segment of the movie exhibition industry to see enormous growth in recent years.

Currently, Studio Movie Grill has theaters in Texas, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina and Indianapolis.  Columbus, Ohio will open in January 2014 with more expansion on the way including SMG Northwest Highway @ 35 opening in late 2013.

Studio Movie Grill offering state-of-the-art sound and projection capabilities, 100% reserved seating and an eclectic menu featuring it’s own signature STUDIO wines plus a varied slate of alternate programing (SMG With A Twist) annually attracting more than 7 million patrons and hosting thousands of special events.


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Charlie Brewer, President & CEO, Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation

Charlie BrewerCharlie Brewer serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation, a non-profit corporation that operates upscale retirement and assisted living communities in Dallas, Houston, Austin and Corpus Christi, Texas and one in Carmel, Indiana.

Charlie serves on the board and as chairman of each of the non-profit boards for these communities and has served as a director since 2004.  As an attorney, he has also served as a director of a number of publicly traded companies and has spent most of his career restructuring financially troubled companies on behalf of various creditor groups. Charlie brings legal expertise to the Board and has served as counsel for other publicly traded companies.

Charlie holds both a B.A. and J.D. degrees from Southern Methodist University.


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Charlie Brewer, Host Steve A Klein, Brian Schultz