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Tom Burton – Traeger Pellet Grills LLC

It’s as sure a sign of spring as swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano. As the green creeps back into the lawns and trees begin to bud, off comes the grill cover, up goes the lid and on go the steaks. As spring approached in 2020 at Traeger Pellet Grills in Salt Lake City, Tom […]

Tom Greco – American Bankers Association

Tom Greco didn’t see this coming when he was in law school. But 40 years later, he says the internship opportunity at the American Bankers Association allowed him to build a varied and enriching legal career. Now senior vice president and senior counsel for contracts and technology, Greco helps the ABA and its members move […]

Tom Newell – PowerTeam Services

Like millions of Americans, maybe you use your morning commute to plan the day ahead. You mull over the assignments you need to get to first. You take note of calls and appointments you know you’ll cover. All of it you ponder so deeply that you forget every turn and lane merge made along the […]

Tommaso Di Chio – Kambi

Like any athlete looking for a competitive edge, it was all about positioning. The U.S. was not the only nation that did not allow wagering on many sports, but it was one of the largest, thanks to the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act passed in 1992. But as casino gambling grew and online […]

Tony Dal Ponte – Pacific Seafood Group

It’s no fish story to say Tony Dal Ponte works in one of the most highly regulated industries in the U.S., or that his compliance net grew with new responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dal Ponte is the general counsel and assistant corporate secretary for Pacific Seafood Group, ranked the world’s 15th largest seafood producer […]

Tony Trevino – Lewis Energy Group L.P.

When representatives of Lewis Energy Group visit landowners of potential gas extraction sites, they often give the following reassurance: “We’re not going anywhere.” In an industry filled with fly-by-night operations trying to make a quick buck, those words make a difference. Tony Trevino, general counsel for LEG, knows this. He’s been in the Texas energy […]

Tonya Fleming – Painted Pony Energy

It’s not often the case that when you do your job well, you’re forced to find a new one, but that’s exactly the position that Tonya Fleming found herself in. Fleming, the vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Painted Pony Energy in Calgary, Alberta, says after a promising start and a period of […]

Tonya Johannsen – The Beck Group

They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and the 490,000-square-foot Dickie’s Arena in Fort Worth is a towering testament to that refrain. Inspired by the multi-use fieldhouses popular in the early- to mid-20th century, the brick-bound building appears at once well-worn and cutting-edge—fitting for a region that represents both. And yet, the 14,000-seat arena somehow feels […]

Tracy Jacobson – Elite Dental Partners

Dentists nearing retirement—or those who don’t want to handle the headaches associated with owning a small business—have something to smile about. Business at Chicago-based Elite Dental Partners, a five-year-old dental service organization, is on the rise, according to its Chief Legal Officer Tracy Jacobson. Buying more than 90 dental practices nationwide in the past two […]

Tracy Preston – Neiman Marcus Group Inc.

With much credit due to its thriving online operation, Neiman Marcus seems to be tackling challenges in retail by pioneering new frontiers into the digital world. Recently achieving back-to-back profitable quarters has set the luxury retailer on a course for positive growth it hasn’t seen since 2015. In her office at the Dallas headquarters, General […]

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