July 3 – Nick Shepherd, TGI Fridays and Beth Goff, workspacevision

Our Guests for the July 3rd edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Nick Shepherd, CEO, TGI Fridays

Beth Goff, Founder, workplacevision

Join us every Friday afternoon at 3:00 on 770 KAAM (KAAMRadio.com)

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Nick Shepherd, CEO, TGI Fridays

Nick+Shepherd-2012_RSNick Shepherd was named President and CEO of TGI Fridays℠ in February 2009. Fridays owns, operates franchises and licenses more than 900 restaurants in more than 61 countries.

TGI Fridays is the original casual dining bar and grill with the first TGI Fridays opened 50 years ago in New York City. TGI Fridays opened in Dallas in the spring of 1972. Fridays took Dallas by storm with a record-setting $2 million in revenues its first year continuing today with the brand promise, “In Here, It’s Always Friday®.”

As a seasoned international executive, Nick began his career in restaurant operations and has since held leadership positions in a variety of disciplines bringing more than 25 years of global operations, development, franchise, marketing and brand management experience to his role.



Beth Goff, Founder, workspacevision

GOFF_B 117 medium 300dpi fileIn 2011, Beth Goff blended her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the workplace and founded workspacevision, a workplace strategies consulting group.

This research-based
 approach helps workspacevision successfully translate
organizational goals and connects those goals to the real estate model through the furniture…where work happens.

Beth and her team work closely with industry leading real estate firms, architects, designers and Fortune 500 executives on understanding workplace and workforce trends. She focuses on translating the customer’s needs and accommodating the shifting nature of work.


Phone: (214) 498-5477

workspace_vision_logoDSC_0015 copyHost, Steve a Klein, Beth Goff, Nick Shepherd

June 26 – Dr. James Pinckney, Diamond Physicians and James Stroud, Stroud Companies

Our Guests for the June 26th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Dr. James Pinckney, CEO – Diamond Physicians

James Stroud, President, Stroud Companies

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Dr. James Pinckney, CEO – Diamond Physicians

05264f3Dr. James Pinckney is the founder and CEO of Diamond Physicians located in Dallas and now Frisco. Dr. James opened his concierge medical practice in 2012 with the mission to improve the client’s experience by focusing on the patient-physician relationship.

Diamond is a leader in affordable Concierge Medicine, also known as Direct Medicine, in which clients are guaranteed access to healthcare 24 hours a day.

Dr. James is among a growing number of doctors who no longer accept insurance due to increased costs. Instead, his practice charges clients a monthly fee for unlimited visits and procedures with no co-pay. This health care model has gained momentum in response to waste and frustrations with health care delivery systems. In the last year alone, his patient numbers have tripled.


Phone: (214) 395-3491Diamond logo

James Stroud, President, Stroud Companies

James StroudJames Stroud is the Founder and President of the Stroud Companies, a privately held senior living and real estate company headquartered in Dallas with related activities in Texas and the southwest.

Stroud Companies and its subsidiaries currently own and operate multiple assisted living and memory care communities including Sonoma House Assisted Living and Orchard Park Assisted Living throughout Texas.

James was a founder and Chairman of Capital Senior Living (NYSE), which is the largest owner and operator in the Southwest. He now develops and operates through Stroud Companies, a new community design that features “Person-Centered Care.”


SonomaHouseAL.com                TheOrchardKaty.com

Phone: (214) 463-2600

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2015-06-23 10.59.08Host Steve A Klein, Jim Stroud, Dr. James