Hosted by the TCU Neeley School of Business, the Tandy Executive Speaker Series brings to campus a broad mix of business professionals from across North Texas for networking and thought leadership. Attendees will gain new contacts while learning valuable insights from industry experts.


Brown-Lupton University Union, TCU Campus


7:00-7:30 a.m.   Coffee and networking
7:30-8:00 a.m.   Breakfast is served
8:00-9:00 a.m.   Conversation between Interim Dean Hettie Richardson and speaker


Upcoming Speakers

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Elaine Paul

January 23, 2024


Elaine Paul is the former CFO of Lyft where she served as Chief Financial Officer from January 2022 through May 2023. Prior to her role at Lyft, Elaine was the CFO at Amazon Studios, a division of Amazon, from 2019-2021 and the CFO of digital streaming service Hulu from 2013-2019.

Prior to Hulu, Elaine spent 22 years at The Walt Disney Company in Corporate Strategy and M&A.

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Eric Artz


February 27, 2024


Eric Artz is president and chief executive officer for REI Co-op. Artz joined REI in March 2012 as chief financial officer and became chief operating officer and executive vice president in August 2014. He was named the co-op’s chief executive in May of 2019.

Artz has led teams in retail, digital, strategy, supply-chain and IT, and helped the business rise to $4 billion in sales and a growing community of more than 23 million lifetime members and more than 16,000 employees.

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Grant Moise

CEO, DallasNews Corporation

"Facing the Evolution of Media in the Age of Technology Distribution"

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Grant S. Moise is currently chief executive officer of DallasNews Corporation and president and publisher of The Dallas Morning News, one of the leading daily newspapers in the United States. In his role, Grant is responsible for both The Dallas Morning News and Medium Giant which is one of Texas’ largest marketing agencies serving clients nationwide.

Previously, Grant served as general manager of The Dallas Morning News and senior vice president of Business Development for DallasNews Corporation. He managed mergers and acquisitions for DallasNews Corporation and oversaw the integration of new companies into the Company’s marketing solutions ecosystem – including The Dallas Morning News core assets, as well as six new businesses that were built or acquired during the past five years. Prior to that, Grant served as the vice president of digital for The Dallas Morning News where he was responsible for the monetization of all digital assets.

In addition to Grant’s direct responsibilities, he also sits on the boards of the News Media Alliance, the Dallas Citizens Council, the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU, and the Neeley School of Business Board of Advisors at TCU. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and an MBA from Texas Christian University.

A native of New Mexico, Moise currently resides in Dallas with his wife, Katie, and their three children, Macy, Lyle and Reid.

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Sandra Taylor

Former SVP of Corporate Responsibility at Starbucks and CEO of Sustainable Business International
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Cynt Marshall

CEO, Dallas Mavericks

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Nina Vaca

Chairman and CEO, Pinnacle Group

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Ken Bouyer

EY Americas Inclusiveness Recruiting Leader

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