March 14 – Rick Wright, CEO, YOUnique Partners & Chad Bruce, CEO, Adhesives Plus

On the March 14th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:

Rick Wright – Founder & Owner,  YOUnique Partners, LLC.

Chad Bruce – CEO, Adhesives Plus

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Rick Wright, Founder & Owner,  YOUnique Partners, LLC.

Rick Wright is Founder and CEO of YOUnique Partners, LLC. a Plano-based company that is the exclusive worldwide Sales and Distribution company for the enlyten® Strips.

The enlyten® Strips are thin-film, edible strips that provide THE most effective delivery system for vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.

In addition to being passionate about the enlyten® Strips (he quotes Victor Kiam of Remington Shaver, “I loved the products so much I bought the company!”), Rick is also passionate about baseball. He continues to play in the Men’s Senior Baseball League at age 61, and has won two World Championships in the over-45 and Father-Son divisions.

Rick is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and spent the early years of his career as a navigator in the U. S. Air Force. He then finished his military career with the Texas Air National Guard. Rick amassed over 3,500 hours of flight time, primarily in C-130s, including nearly 100 sorties during his activation for Operation Desert Storm in 1990-91.

Rick’s civilian career has spanned over thirty years of sales, sales management, and consulting to Fortune 500 companies while holding senior executive positions.

When you order the enlyten strips, enter the promo code WOKC to receive a $1.00 discount in addition to an additional $1.00 donation to WIpe Out Kid’s Cancer (

Phone: (972) 665-9877

Chad Bruce, CEO, Adhesives Plus

Chad 03Chad Bruce is the C.E.O. of Adhesives Plus, Inc., which was founded in 1981 by Diane and Ken Bruce, to be Texas’ premier distributor of industrial adhesives and adhesive dispensing equipment. Their vision was to provide tailored adhesive and dispensing solutions to manufacturers of any type of product, by asking questions and listening to the needs of their customers.

Working out of their home in Plano and using the garage as the warehouse, they quickly built a broad customer base that included all types of adhesive users from small flower shops to Fortune 500 companies.

Today, Adhesives Plus, Inc. is still headquartered in Plano and now sells adhesives and dispensing equipment all over the globe with customers in countries such as Australia, India, Turkey, and South Korea.

Adhesives Plus, Inc. was recognized by the Collin County Business Press as one of the fastest growing companies in Collin County in 2010 and 2011.  Chad was recognized by the Collin County Business Press “Forty under Forty” in 2012 and was also nominated for Vistage International’s Leadership Award in 2012.

Phone: (972) 422-2180