November 14 – Nancy Schachtner, JPG North America and Randy Haran, Texas Air Composities

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

Nancy Schachtner – Managing Director, JPG North America

Randy Haran – CEO, Texas Air Composites

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Nancy Schachtner, Managing Director, JPG North America

Screen Shot 2014-11-07 at 10.59.08 AMNancy Schachtner has over 17 years experience in the retail private-label packaging industry. In 1997, she founded The Jupiter Group Ltd. in Hong Kong, a company focused on the Asia manufacturing community and their retail packaging development.

Now as Managing Director of JPG North America, her team gets product, packaged and onto the shelves of some of the world’s largest retailers. She has turned her own start-up into a multinational business, which provides smart and efficient creative service offerings.

Jupiter Prestige Group (JPG) is focused on delivering packaging graphics services to Brand Owners to ensure their campaigns are delivered accurately, on time and at best possible value.

Phone: (972) 573-6800


Randy Haran, CEO, Texas Air Composites

EO_Dallas_RandyHaran_0002Randy Haran is President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Air Composites (TAC); one of the nation’s leading FAA authorized repair centers for composite structures. Haran co-founded TAC in 2000 along with his brother Michael.

TAC’s capabilities include the repair or overhaul of composite, metallic, and welded aircraft parts for Regional (Turboprop & Jet) and Commercial (Jet) Aircraft worldwide. TAC works with the United States Military and aircraft operators around the world.

Texas Air Composites prides itself on industry leading turn-times, outstanding customer service and extremely competitive pricing that is based on their unique approach of turning previously expendable components into cost efficient repair solutions. TAC currently retains 100 full time employees, services the commercial & regional airlines around the world, and is achieving revenues of $19 million in 2013, with an expectation to see $22 million for 2014.

Phone: (972) 709-2866

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November 7 – Jim Kirk, Corporate Magic and Paul V. Bonarrigo & Paul M. Bonarrigo, Messina Hof Wine Cellars

On the November 7th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:

Jim Kirk – CEO, Corporate Magic

Paul V. Bonarrigo – Founder & Paul M. Bonarrigo – CEO, Messina Hof Wine Cellars

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Jim Kirk, CEO, Corporate Magic

kirk_jimMusic composer, Lyricist, Film & Video Director, Stage Designer, Musician, Singer, Commercial Producer, Special Effects designer, Meeting Planner…Jim has done it all.

Jim Kirk is the owner, CEO and founder of Corporate Magic. He has been a leader in the production industry since 1974 and continues to perform at the top of the industry with his professional team of event producers and directors. Corporate Magic, Inc., based in Dallas, is a world-class event production and message development company that specializes in one-of-a-kind projects.

From a successful radio jingle-writing career in the 1970s to 1980s, which saw him hit the Billboard Hot 100 and the American Top 40, to the successful 80,000-person Boy Scouts 100th Jamboree in 2010, Jim has truly “been there and done that. Since it’s founding in 1986, Corporate Magic has orchestrated some of the highest-profile events in the United States.


Paul V. Bonarrigo, Founder and Paul M. Bonarrigo, CEO, Messina Hof Wine Cellars

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Paul V.  Bonarrigo is Founder and Paul M. Bonarrigo is CEO of Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc. Messina Hof is a leader in the establishment of the Texas wine industry and one the fastest-growing and most award-winning wineries in the state.

Established in Texas in 1977, the rich winemaking heritage of the Bonarrigo family dates back six generations to Messina, Sicily. The Messina Hof Winery & Resort® in Bryan, the Messina Hof Hill Country® and Manor Haus® in Fredericksburg and the soon-to-open Messina Hof Grapevine® are dedicated to producing premier, award-winning wines and offering tourism destinations based on tradition, romance and family.

The urban winery will be located in the Wallis Hotel at the corner of Main and Texas Streets in the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine and is expected to open in late 2014. The urban winery joins a collection of wineries and tasting rooms throughout the city of Grapevine.

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Paul M. Bonarrigo, Paul V. Bonarrigo, Jim Kirk

Host Steve A Klein