March 11 – Scott Shuford, Dallas Auction Gallery and Kathryn Parsons, LaunchAbility

Our Guests for the March 11th/12th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Scott Shuford, President, Dallas Auction Gallery

Kathryn Parsons, CEO, LaunchAbility

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

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Scott Shuford, President, Dallas Auction Gallery


Dallas Auction Gallery is an international antiques and fine art auction house.  Founded in 2002 by the Shuford family of Dallas, the Dallas Auction Gallery has developed a worldwide reputation for auctioning the best in antiques, fine art, and Asian antiquities.

Scott Shuford is President of the 14-year-old gallery, but began his career selling institutional fixed income after graduating from the University of Texas with both his BBA and MBA.

The Dallas Auction Gallery’s appraisers and auction specialists provide full-service estate consignment management and professional promotion and marketing, all designed to maximize values with the utmost integrity and personal service.

Phone: (214) 653-3900


Kathryn Parsons, CEO, LaunchAbility

Headshot in 2015 SE Program

Kathryn Parsons joined the LaunchAbility team in January 2010 and brings extensive involvement in the special needs community, a commitment to social change, and a passion for innovation that has greatly enhanced the agency’s Adult Services programs.

LaunchAbility provides career services, including assessment, mentoring and placement, for adults and veterans with disabilities. In partnership with businesses like AT&T, Alliance Data, Bank of America and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, LaunchAbility helps those with autism, Down syndrome, brain injuries, stroke and other intellectual and physical disabilities prove themselves in the workplace.

Kathryn’s approach at LaunchAbility is to bridge a connection between business strategy and social ideals through sales, innovation and employer best practices.

Phone: (972) 991-6777


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Host, Steve A Klein, Kathryn Parsons, Scott Shuford