06.15.20

How To Stay In Touch, When The Rule is Don’t Touch?

Everybody knows these are bad times for the hospitality business (to see a chart prepared by Statista of the industries worst affected by the COVID-19 crisis, which shows Leisure and Hospitality as the “worst affected,” look here. So these times have had real impact on one of our clients in particular: Lake Austin Spa Resort, a…

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06.09.20

A Comeback Spurred by Guests Coming Back

The May job reports show what everyone declared to be “surprising” job gains, particularly in the leisure and hospitality sector. As our client Lake Austin Spa Resort plans for its reopening this July, the pent-up demand is no surprise to us. Below, a chart of May job gains in the leisure and hospitality industry nationwide, from Statista.…

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05.29.20

Dr. Dale Knows Quail

Dr. Dale Rollins presides over the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch, a “living laboratory” to devise land management strategies for the benefit of quail (and quail hunters) in Roby, Texas. It’s also the site of operations for our client, Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation. Dr. Dale definitely knows quail. In one recent podcast, he discusses the…

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05.20.20

Get Out!

Seeing the article below from last week’s New York Times, it seems like this is something our client Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation, has always known: Being outdoors is good for you! Our work for TPWF has also been good for this client and in support of the wild things and wild places of Texas…

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05.13.20

Virtual Summer

For years, SullivanPerkins produced a summer t-shirt and gave hundreds away to clients and friends (not that those are necessarily two different categories). The practice ended in 2009, when the 2008 crash caught up with us – and the firm downsized from nearly 40 to fewer than half that number, where we are today. The…

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05.04.20

Going Good

When a letter from Dallas City Councilperson Jennifer Staubach Gates’ office reached us, with an appeal to participate in a program whereby citizens can thank city workers  during this period of pandemic by sponsoring lunches for them, delivered by local restaurants, we had an immediate thought: let’s volunteer a name and a logo to support the…

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04.30.20

Throwback Thursday?

In this case, way back. Mark Perkins does a little recreational reading in one of the lesser works of Edgar Rice Burroughs, poolside at Southern California resort circa the 1960s.

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04.29.20

The Art of Surviving Quarantine

SullivanPerkins senior writer Michael Langley’s wife Allison is the Head of Paintings Conservation at the Art Institute of Chicago. To keep spirits up while the museum is closed, some staff are responding to the  #gettymuseumchallenge and “interpreting” classic works of art. Here we see Michael fully inhabiting the gravitas and holiness of Cardinal Fernando Nino…

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04.15.20

Restaurants. Remember them?

In 2019 BC (Before Coronavirus), all of us at SullivanPerkins gathered at Avanti restaurant on McKinney to celebrate the retirement of our long-time bookkeeper, Rhonda Jenkins. Today, everything has changed. Nobody is having lunch at Avanti, and Rhonda has come out of retirement and rejoined SullivanPerkins. We are delighted to celebrate her return, each in…

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04.14.20

Hello From Our New Offices!

SullivanPerkins has expanded to over 14 locations! Here, a picture of programmer Sheena Byas from our newly opened office in Euless, Texas.

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