Claire Poole


Mutual Admiration

Investors are bullish about Houston’s AIM Management Company, whose mutual funds have been on target for two decades.

Tortilla Flat

A year after she was forced to file for bankruptcy, Houston’s Ninfa Laurenzo is cooking up a way to save her popular restaurant chain.

School’s In

The charter school craze hits Texas.

Moore of the Same

Old Texas, New Texas, boom, bust: Whatever the times, Houston strip-mall king Jerry J. Moore makes a living–and lives it up.

Good Book

Houston’s hot preacher writes a (good) book.

What ever happened to Clayton Williams

Clayton Williams, relaxed and enjoying it.

Whatever happened to Walter Mischer

Walter Mischer’s latest developments.

An F for Effort

Why the Emma L. Harrison Charter School in Waco flunked out.

Racks to Riches

Can Houston’s SuperStand become the Barnes & Noble of magazines: an upscale national chain of superstores catering to affluent, educated consumers? Read all about it.

Who Wants to Be a Billionaire?

You do, right? Joe Jamail, Red McCombs, Mark Cuban, and seven other superrich Texans tell you how.

Leadership to the Max

A company volleyball court, $1.7 billion in projected sales, and other ways Max Watson is transforming BMC Software.

Whatever Happened to Jack Kilby

Reinventing Jack Kilby.

Studio City

Oh, Canada: You’ve taken film business away from Texas. Can an Austin soundstage get it back?

Merge Ahead

In the fifties and sixties James Ling built LTV into one of the country’s powerhouse companies. But after three decades out of the spotlight, what’s his plan today?

McNair's Dare

Bob McNair goes deep to bring pro football back to Houston.