November 6/7 – Dr. Joe May, DCCCD and Mike Barnett, Benchmark Bank

Our Guests for the November 6th/7th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Dr. Joe May, Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District

Mike Barnett, CEO, Benchmark Bank

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

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Dr. Joe May, Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District

Joe May CRSelected as the seventh chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, Dr. Joe May assumed his duties at DCCCD in late February 2014.

DCCCD is one of the largest community college systems in the state of Texas, with seven colleges that have served more than three million people since the system was founded in 1965.

Throughout his career, Dr. May has expanded opportunities for students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree by starting at a community college. At the same time, he brings a strong commitment to improve the Dallas economy by helping to growmiddle-class jobs.

Phone: (214) 378-1824

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Mike Barnett, CEO, Benchmark Bank

MikeMike Barnett has been CEO of Benchmark Bank for over 25 years and was first elected to the Board of Benchmark Bank in 1978.

Established in 1964 in a small east Texas town, Quinlan State Bank was the long-time dream of retired oilman Bruce Clardy who served as Chairman of the Board until Mike took over from his grandfather in 1983. In 1987, Barnett bought a failed bank in the Dallas-area and renamed the institution Benchmark Bank. In 2002, he sold all the branches and consolidated everything into the new location at the Shops at Legacy in Plano.

Now with six locations Benchmark Bank is in Plano, Uptown, the Park Cities, the Woodlands and two locations in Austin and the bank’s assets top $400 million.

Phone: (972) 673-4000

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