May 13 – John Mackel III, Weaver and Dr. Hubert Zajicek, Health Wildcatters

Our Guests for the May 13th/14th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

John Mackel III, CEO & Managing Partner, Weaver

Dr. Hubert Zajicek, CEO, Health Wildcatters

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

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John Mackel III, CEO & Managing Partner, Weaver

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John Mackel has nearly 20 years of experience in public accounting and currently serves as Weaver’s managing partner and CEO. John began his career with a Big Four firm and, over the years, has dedicated his practice to providing high-quality audit, attestation and advisory services, primarily in the oil and gas, renewable energy and investment management sectors.

Founded in 1950, Weaver currently has 600 employees and offices in nine cities across the United States. Weaver is ranked the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. The firm is also ranked the 38th largest firm in the United States and a ‘2015 Best of the Best Firm to Watch’ by INSIDE Public Accounting.

Prior to his role as CEO, John led Weaver’s industry practice groups for five years. He also served as the partner-in-charge of the firm’s oil and gas practice and has been a member of Weaver’s executive committee since June of 2009.

Phone: (800) 332-7952


Dr. Hubert Zajicek, CEO, Health Wildcatters

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Dr. Hubert Zajicek is the CEO and co-founder of Health Wildcatters, a Dallas-based mentor-driven, health care accelerator program founded in 2013. Health Wildcatters is focused on improving the quality of health care and saving lives through technology.

Health Wildcatters is a 12-week program that offers health-focused startups in the early stages of funding an initial seed investment, as well as access to mentors, advisors, office space and strategic resources required to help the startups grow.

Health Wildcatters three funds are invested in over 30 healthcare startup companies. To date, the program has successfully graduated 32 companies.

Phone: (214) 799-1450

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Host, Steve A Klein, John Mackel, Hubert Zajicek