October 2/3 – Tip Housewright, OMNIPLAN, Laura Hill, Downey Publishing

Our Guests for the October 2nd/3rd edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Tipton Housewright., Principal, OMNIPLAN

Laura Hill, Co-Owner, Downey Publishing & Mayor, Southlake TX

Join us every Friday afternoon at 3:00 and Saturday at 2:00 on 770 KAAM (KAAMRadio.com)

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Tipton Housewright., Principal, OMNIPLAN

Tipton HousewrightTipton Housewright, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, joined OMNIPLAN more than 30 years ago. In his role as Principal, he leads a wide variety of project types including regional retail and mixed-use projects, innovative churches and higher education projects.

Founded 59 years ago, OMNIPLAN is a Dallas-based architecture firm committed to design excellence.  Their diverse portfolio includes work of all types and is based in the core commitment to enriching the built environment by creating projects that are known for planning and architecture that endures the test of time.

Tip brings to each project a commitment to client service and innovative, cost-effective solutions. His work is characterized by his passion for creating memorable spaces that connect with their communities.


Phone: (214) 826-7080


Laura Hill, Co-Owner, Downey Publishing & Mayor, Southlake TX

Laura Hill-MayorAfter spending 14 years in hotel food and beverage management, Laura Hill joined the family directory business in 1995. Founded in 1987 by Wallace Downey, Downey Publishing had 12 directories with 3,000 customers. During Laura’s 20 years with her family business the company has grown to $9 million in revenues and serves over 13,000 customers in 42 directories.

In 2011 Laura was elected to the Association of Directory Publisher’s board of directors. After just two years, she was elected chairman of the board in 2013, becoming the first female chair elected in the association’s 100-year history.

And in May of this year, Laura was elected as the first female mayor in the city of Southlake’s 50-year history.


Phone: (817) 416-6661

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