CST Brands’ Kim Bowers

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Cornering the market on success She loves coming to work every day How do you top being named one of Fortune’s “50 Most Powerful Women” only five months into your job? If you’re president and CEO of the now publicly traded and locally owned CST Brands, you head to the Big Apple and ring the […]

Losing Weight is Hard, But It Can Be Done.

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According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention, 69.2 percent of U.S. adults are overweight, and 35.9 percent of these are obese. Those are sobering figures. Carrying extra weight is not only an aesthetic issue but also a health hazard that predisposes individuals to diabetes, cardiovascular problems, cancer and a number of other conditions. Losing […]

Women You Can Bank On

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They’re part of the lending process for many successful businesses Remember those old stereotypes regarding women and money management? Yeah, neither do we, and neither do the four women we are profiling in this issue. These women have not just touched the glass ceiling in the traditionally male-dominated banking industry, they have shattered it by […]

Role Model: Tiffani Nair

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A Heart for Helping Others, Tiffani Nair has found her niche in nonprofits When Tiffani Nair — “rhymes with fire” — first decided to major in communications at Angelo State University in San Angelo, “I didn’t even know there was such a thing as public relations,” she says. “I had to look up online what […]

Guys to Know: Chef Stefan Bowers

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Chef Stefan Bowers Classic tastes, bold flavors and the experience of cuisine Let’s be frank … Stefan Bowers is one mighty fine chef. You may know him from his time at the 20Nine Restaurant and Wine Bar, where he served as executive chef for three years, or as the former chef de cuisine at the […]