Randy Pruett, Dallas :: rejoined Cooksey Communications as vice president and account manager after working at Pierpont and various software companies in his 30-year career. He has placements in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, USA Today, The Guardian, CNN, PBS, NPR, MSNBC and others. In addition to his public relations career, he published the book A Dream As Big as Texas, which profiled the winners of the Miss Texas pageant. He also currently serves on the board of directors for the Miss Texas Scholarship Organization and the public relations committee for the Dallas Arboretum. He has been named the “Dallas Communicator of the Year” by the International Association of Business Communicators Dallas chapter.