May 1 – Paul Mangiamele, Bennigan’s and Craig Hodges, Hodges Capital Management

Our Guests for the May 1st edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Paul Mangiamele, CEO – Bennigan’s & Steak and Ale

Craig Hodges, CEO – Hodges Capital Management

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Paul Mangiamele, CEO – Bennigan’s & Steak and Ale

Paul in SC at door-8669Since taking the helm at Bennigan’s in 2011, Paul Mangiamele has championed several game-changing initiatives aimed at revolutionizing the casual dining category and bringing the iconic brand back to its Legendary status.

Paul has helped transform the organization through a focus on chef-driven food, innovative drinks and a commitment to delivering memorable dining experiences to every guest, every meal, every day. With more than 150 restaurants open or under contract worldwide, Bennigan’s is experiencing strong growth while simultaneously redefining casual dining.

In February 2015, Paul turned his passion into ownership when he and his wife, Gwen, purchased the company. Legendary Restaurant Brands, LLC, is now 100% owner of Bennigan’s, its new fast-casual concept Bennigan’s On the Fly and sister company Steak and Ale.


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Paul & Gwen Mangiamele, Host Steve A Klein

Craig Hodges, CEO – Hodges Capital Management

Hodges, Craig #6371Craig Hodges is co-founder and principal at Dallas based money management firm Hodges Capital Management. Craig and his team manage the seven Hodges investment strategies, including the nationally recognized Hodges Small Cap Strategy, as well as portfolios for high net worth individuals, family offices, and foundations.

Hodges Capital is an investment advisory firm managing assets for institutions, endowments, family offices, and individuals. The late Don Hodges and his son, Craig founded Hodges Capital in Dallas in 1989.  The Hodges Family has been involved in assisting Clients with their investment needs for over 55 years.

After he began his investment career with Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, Inc., now RBC Wealth Management, in 1986, Craig co-founded Hodges Capital Management to better serve his clients by utilizing proprietary, in-house research.

Phone: (214) 954-1177 or (888) 878-4426

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Craig Hodges, Host Steve A Klein

April 24 – Aaron Shelby, LegacyTexas Bank & Mark Sinatra, Staff One

Our Guests for the April 24th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Aaron Shelby, Executive Vice-President – LegacyTexas Bank

Mark Sinatra, CEO – Staff One

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Aaron Shelby, Executive Vice-President – LegacyTexas Bank

Shelby_Aaron_2x3 (2)Aaron Shelby joined LegacyTexas Bank in 2003 and is Executive Vice President over Commercial Lending as Subsidiary Manager, in addition to LegacyTexas Insurance, LegacyTexas Title and the LegacyTexas Mortgage Division.

LegacyTexas Bank has been serving North Texas since 1952. With more than $6 billion in assets and 47 locations in 19 North Texas cities, LegacyTexas Bank is one of the largest locally based banks in the area.

Aaron began his career at Inwood National Bank. He then owned and operated Mr. Bracket, a distribution business that sold to automotive aftermarket retailers from 1999 – 2003. After selling Mr. Bracket, Aaron got involved with LegacyTexas in order to represent the family’s interest in the bank on a day-to-day basis.

Phone: (972) 578-5000

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Mark Sinatra, CEO – Staff One

MarkMark Sinatra joined Staff One in 2008 as chief executive officer. Staff One is a full-service professional employer organization (PEO), which enable its clients to focus on growing their businesses while outsourcing critical aspects of HR and employee administration.

Staff One provides strategic HR services, risk management, compliance management, premium employee benefits, payroll outsourcing and tax administration.  Staff One serves a variety of small to medium-sized businesses across the country, with clients in industries such as business services, manufacturing, distribution, retail, property management and dental/healthcare.

Before joining Staff One, Mark co-founded Gordian Capital, a private investment company that focuses on making long-term investments in lower middle market companies. He has worked in the private equity, investment banking, consulting, and business process outsourcing industries. He came to Staff One with some impressive roles under his belt at companies that included Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch, Andersen, RR Donnelley and also The Parthenon Group.

Phone: (214) 461-1124

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Aaron Shelby, Host Steve A Klein, Mark Sinatra