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Mr. Donald Zale

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Local Address: Dallas, Texas, United States
Capitol Entertainment Group, LLC
2426 39Th Place, Nw
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20007
United States

Company Description: CEG was established in 2005 with the mission of organizing social events for Washington DC's young professionals. Its flagship event, the Party on the Potomac,...   more

Employment History

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M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation Board Members, 3 June 2014 [cached]
Donald Zale, Director and Chairman Emeritus
Owning a Tanning Salon | Palm Beach Tan [cached]
In 2003, Donald Zale, former President & CEO of Zales Jewelers, bought Palm Beach Tan's first franchise. His well-known business philosophy: do whatever it takes to attract and retain customers. ¹ A lucrative, high-margin business, the current indoor tanning industry is comparable to the independently run, single-unit operators of video rental stores two decades ago. | Dallas-Fort Worth | Business, 19 April 2003 [cached]
Early centers were founded by retail companies donating funds with a challenge to the universities to do something for the industry, as jeweler Donald Zale of Irving-based Zale Corp. did in 1980 with Texas A&M.
CRS TAMU, 17 May 2009 [cached]
Zale Scholars, Donald Zale and Theo Killion.
Donald Zale, the founder's son, is chairman of the M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation and a member of the class of 1955 at Texas A&M University. His challenge to three Texas universities to help retailing by developing the next generation of retail leadership led to the creation of the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M in 1983. | News for Dallas, Texas | Business Columnist Robert Miller, 12 Feb 2004 [cached]
Dallas businessman and philanthropist Donald Zale recently received an honorary doctorate from Texas A&M University, which he attended for three years before returning to Dallas to be near his ailing mother.
He later graduated from Southern Methodist University.
Mr. Zale has been a longtime supporter of higher education, principally through his chairmanship of the M.B. and Edna Zale Foundation, the charitable organization founded by his parents that emphasizes education.
He and his family funded various programs at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, including the establishment of minority scholarships.
Mr. Zale also helped conceive and fund the Zale Lipshy University Hospital at UT Southwestern and chaired its board for a number of years.
At Texas A&M, he established the Center for Retailing Studies, which is now supported by more than 60 companies.
Mr. Zale worked for the Zale Corp., founded by his father, for 35 years, rising to chairman and chief executive.
After the company was sold in 1986, he started Capitol Entertainment, one of Blockbuster's largest franchises, and NewCourse Capital, an investment firm.
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