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

Join us every Friday afternoon at 3:00 on 770 KAAM (

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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