Author Archives: Darien George

Mackenzie Eason a top 100 UTA MAVS 100 Company

Mackenzie Eason ranked #39. UT Arlington’s College of Business recognized the fastest-growing Maverick businesses at the event, highlighting the growth and regional impact of UTA entrepreneurship. Those top 88 businesses were ranked by average revenue from their last three years. The top 30 firms alone represent more than $180 million in annual revenue. Edmund Prater, […]

What I learned during COVID-19: The Law of Diminishing Returns

I used to think that providing for my family meant working as much as possible. The COVID-19 quarantine allowed me to revisit that notion. Article via LinkedIn The Law of Diminishing Returns is something that anyone learns in an introductory economics course. The law is used to refer to a point at which the level […]

Does Culture Really Matter?

“…if business leaders knew how important culture is to financial returns, they would certainly be doing a lot more to develop a strong culture in the workplace.” Does Culture Really Matter via LinkedIn We talk a lot about “culture” in business these days. What is it? Think for a moment on what your definition of […]

Broken Handoff

Author Darien George presents how Human Capital and Culture cause M&A’s too often to fail. Darien George, Seth Gordon, and Michael Gorton team up with three perspectives on how to fix the $3.5 trillion a year problem with failed Mergers & Acquisitions- Broken Handoff- Saving Your Assets. The book is scheduled to release May 16th, […]

Chief Mobility & Innovation Officer

We are excited that to announce that Chad Edwards has joined the City of Fort Worth as the Chief Mobility & Innovation Officer. Chad brings a breadth and depth in transportation and urban planning in the DFW region. Chad was previously at DART and North Central Texas Council of Governments.

TCU VC of Public Safety

TCU hires first associate vice chancellor of public safety September 27, 2017 Fort Worth Business Press Texas Christian University has hired the school’s first associate vice chancellor of public safety, a new position. Adrian Andrews, with a background of 28 years in the Secret Service, has been named to the new position. Andrews will oversee […]

Search firm brings larger pool of candidates

Library leadership: Search firm brings city larger pool of candidates Rick Mauch FWBP Correspondent Sep 8, 2017 Everyone knows the popular saying about the third time and charm, and Fort Worth officials are confident they are an example of the aphorism in hiring the city’s new director of libraries, thanks to an adjustment in their […]

2017’s New Rules: Hiring the Right people

Hiring the right person Fort Worth Business Press August 25, 2017 By: Darien George   Darien George has been in the executive search business since 2001 and leads Mackenzie Eason’s Talent Consulting and Executive Search divisions. He recently took some time out to talk about how companies and organizations should approach hiring employees. You often […]

MEA places Fort Worth Library Director

Manya Shorr named as Library Director Fort Worth Business Press  Manya Shorr has been named director of the Fort Worth Library. She will begin work in Fort Worth on Sept. 5, replacing Library Director Gleniece Robinson, who is retiring. “We’re delighted that Manya Shorr has agreed to serve as our next library director,” said Assistant […]

In Pursuit of Profession: The road to the C-suite

Managing Partner Darien George was recently interviewed by Mark Fadden in the Star-Telegram newspaper.   In Pursuit of Profession: The road to the C-suite BY MARK FADDEN Special to the Star-Telegram Whether we’re just starting out in our first career or we are nearing retirement after several careers, we all have at one point or […]