20 Questions With … Randall Graham

Graham oversees all planning, development and execution of the company’s brand strategy, advertising, public relations, promotions and online presence. A seasoned marketing executive, he joins Michael Saunders & Company after a 17-year tenure as the vice president of marketing for The Ebby Halliday Companies, a 75-year-old, full-service, real estate company and respected Leading RE and Luxury Portfolio affiliate headquartered in Dallas.

He is currently an active member of The Realty Alliance MarTech Council and Luxury Portfolio Advisory Board.

Before his career at Ebby Halliday, Graham was an entrepreneur. As vice president and founding partner at QuickSilver Interactive Group, he supervised a wide array of online, marketing, and public relation activities for his clients and managed several residential, mortgage and commercial real estate accounts in Dallas. He was also a vice president at a large PR firm, during which time he relocated to Toronto to open and run its Canadian office.

1. College alma mater?
Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.

2. Last book you read?
The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lenciono.

3. Last place you vacationed?
Grand Lake, Colorado.

4. PC or Mac?

5. Guilty-pleasure food?
Cheese enchiladas. 

6. We’ll find you on the weekend doing?
Anything outside.

7. Biggest fear?
I don’t tend to live in fear.

8. Proudest moment?
My daughter makes me proud every day.

9. Dream dinner companion?
Warren Buffet.

10. Any pets?
Ella, miniature Dachshund; Charlie, Australian/Cocker Spaniel mix.

11. Who did you last text? 
Last person personally?
My wife. Last person from work? Michael Saunders.

12. What is your cellphone wallpaper image?
Picture of my daughter and me.

13. What do you listen to in the car?

14. What is your go-to drink order?
Sweet tea.

15. Favorite candy?
Gummy Bears and Belgian chocolate.

16. Do you suffer from Primenesia (the act of ordering from Amazon and forgetting about it.)?
Ha! No, I’m deliberate about my orders.

17. Pool or beach?

18. Charity you support?
Multiple Sclerosis.

19. Favorite childhood memory?
Riding my bike all over the neighborhood and being out all day long.   

20. Words of advice?
Never forget where you came from and treat people the way you want to be treated. It’s easy to be nice.

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