October7/8 – Patti Niles, Southwest Transplant Alliance and David Bonnette, Lanyon

Our Guests for the October 7th/8th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Patti Niles, President & CEO, Southwest Transplant Alliance

David Bonnette, CEO, Lanyon

Join us Friday afternoon at 3:00 and Saturday afternoon at 2:00 for an Encore Presentation on 770 KAAM (KAAMRadio.)

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Patti Niles, President & CEO, Southwest Transplant Alliance


Patti Niles joined Southwest Transplant Alliance in January 2013 and is credited with turning the organization into one of the most successful organ recovery organizations in the country.

Southwest Transplant Alliance (STA) is a non-profit organ procurement organization (OPO). For more than 40 years, STA has been saving lives by recovering donated organs for transplantation.

During her tenure at STA, the organization has seen a dramatic increase in the number of organs recovered for transplantation. In 2015, STA was able to recover 1,123 organs for transplantation, a record for STA and an accomplishment achieved by only a handful of organ procurement organizations.


Phone: (214) 522-0255



Steve A Klein, Host and Patti Niles

David Bonnette, CEO, Lanyon


David Bonnette has been the CEO of Lanyon for the last two years. The Dallas-based global meetings, events and travel software provider created the industry’s leading cloud-based software for managing corporate meetings, events and travel programs.

Lanyon serves 70% of the Fortune 500, 80% of the Business Travel NewsCorporate Travel 100 and over 100,000 hotels. Lanyon’s software data helps organizations and hotels around the world better engage their customers, reduce costs and grow revenues

Prior to joining Lanyon, David served as CEO at BigMachines for three years as the company achieved record-setting results leading to an acquisition by Oracle. Before that, he held a variety of executive roles at Oracle where he led North American organizations in Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Relationship Management, and consulting.


Phone: (800) 473-6748

lanyonlogo2016-09-20-09-35-59Host, Steve A Klein and David Bonnette