Two JSOM Alums Among Top Young Business Professionals

Two Naveen Jindal School of Management alumni are among the top young business achievers recently named to the annual list of “40 Under 40” compiled by the Dallas Business Journal.

Brian Livingston, MS 2002, and Chad Schieber, MBA 2001, were chosen from among more than 300 nominees this year for the honor, which recognizes accomplished professionals with a “proven track record in both business and community involvement.”

A third UT Dallas alumnus of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, Dan Healy, BA 2000, also was named to the list.

Brian Livingston

Livingston, 38, is chief financial officer of the Firebird Restaurant Group, parent company of El Fenix and Meso Maya restaurants. In the community, he serves on the executive committee for PurpleStride DFW 2013, a fundraiser in the fight against pancreatic cancer. The top fundraising individual for PurpleStride DFW 2013, he is one of the co-chairs for the Dallas November 9 event, a 5K timed run and one-mile walk scheduled at Klyde Warren Park.

Chad Schieber

Schieber, 39, is director of client services at The Beck Group, an international full-service builder based in Dallas. He has completed Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design — LEED — accreditation and a Master’s of Corporate Real Estate designation. Active in The Real Estate Council, an organization of North Texas real estate professionals and companies, he serves on TREC’s Technical Assistance Committee. He also is active in CitySquare (formerly Central Dallas Ministries).

Healy, 36, is chief executive officer of Civitas Capital Management LLC.

All 40 Under 40 honorees will be introduced and feted at an Aug. 28 DBJ event. Their profiles will appear in the Aug. 30 issue of the publication.