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TFG honors longtime associates at Minute Maid Park event
Feb 12, 2018
TFG honors longtime associates at Minute Maid Park event

The Friedkin Group honored nearly three dozen associates with a combined five centuries of experience on Friday at Associate Recognition Day at Minute Maid Park. Leading the pack was Frank Bianchi of Gulf States Toyota, who marked 40 years with the company.

Below is the full list of those who celebrated 10, 15, 20, 30 and 40 years with The Friedkin Group's affiliated companies. 

Name | Years of service | Company

Dayna Bilderback | 10 | GSFSGroup
Michelle…

Historic Heritage Flight to kick off Super Bowl LII
Feb 04, 2018
Historic Heritage Flight to kick off Super Bowl LII

The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event in America, and this year The Friedkin Group has a special role to play.

The Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation, of which Dan Friedkin is founder and chairman, will perform the flyover of U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis ahead of kickoff between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots.

Heritage Flights have become a staple of air shows across the country, but this is the first time the combination of historic aircraft and…

Air Force Heritage Flight to perform Super Bowl LII flyover
Feb 01, 2018
The Associated Press - 29 January 2018

Air Force Heritage Flight is scheduled to perform the flyover at the start of Super Bowl LII. The Heritage Flight will consist of one F-16 Fighting Falcon, two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, and one P-51 Mustang flying in formation over U.S. Bank Stadium. This is the first time the Heritage Flight team will conduct a flyover for a Super Bowl, and it will be broadcast live on NBC and in U.S. Bank Stadium from multiple vantage points, including from a camera mounted on the P-51 Mustang.

GSM, leader in automotive marketing, celebrates 30th anniversary with rebrand
Jan 23, 2018
GSM, leader in automotive marketing, celebrates 30th anniversary with rebrand

Houston, TX, January 22 — GS Marketing, Inc., a leading automotive marketing company headquartered in Houston, Texas with offices in Louisville, Kentucky, today announces a rebrand to GSM.  The rebrand reflects both the company’s evolution as well as its vision for the future.

The rebranding process involved many aspects, beginning with the adoption of a new name. GS Marketing is transitioning to GSM.  A new logo accompanies an overall brand refresh and delivers a contemporary look and…

The Friedkin Group President Marc Watts named 2018 chair of Greater Houston Partnership
Jan 16, 2018

Marc Watts, President of The Friedkin Group, will help lead the Greater Houston Partnership this year as the organization’s new chair.

Watts, along with GHP President and CEO Bob Harvey will discuss the organization’s plans for 2018 at the Greater Houston Partnership’s annual meeting Friday at the Hilton Americas.

The Greater Houston Partnership brings together community-minded business leaders to address the region’s unique challenges, while championing the area’s growth and success.…

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