Lalani Distinguished Entrepreneurship Lecture features Top FEC co-founder

Coddington speaker for Entrepreneurship Lecture

Lalani Distinguished Entrepreneurship Lecture features Top FEC co-founder

Parker Coddington, co-founder and partner of Top FEC, will be the keynote speaker for the Lalani Distinguished Entrepreneurship Lecture at 9 a.m., Friday, Oct. 22, in Dillard 101. TOP FEC is a developer of premium entertainment venues.

Top FEC owns and operates multiple destination brands including Shenaniganz Entertainment Centers, Escapology Live Escape Games, and Urban Air Adventure Parks. The over-arching goal of TOP FEC is to connect family, friends & co-workers.

Coddington’s primary accountabilities are business strategy and directing sales and marketing efforts for all of the company’s brands. He understands what it takes to meet a payroll, manage hundreds of employees, and how to drive revenue. He received his BBA from UT Dallas and his MBA from Southern Methodist University.

TOP FEC was named “Franchisee of the Year” in 2019 for its Urban Air Adventure Park locations, all of which are leaders within the franchise system in operational excellence.

Shenaniganz is a one-stop “eater-tainment” destination delivering a premium experience. It has been named “Best Entertainment Center” in the country by Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine.

Escapology Live Escape Games, the country’s premier escape game, features high adrenaline escape game experiences where players are immersed into a real-life adventure to find hidden clues, crack codes, and solve challenging puzzles to escape.

Contact Amanda Clawson at 940-397-4017 for more information.

About the Munir Abdul Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise

The Munir Abdul Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise was established by the family of Munir Lalani to support and promote entrepreneurship and free enterprise in North Central Texas.

The Lalani Center assists entrepreneurial ventures, encourages creativity and innovation, and develops and provides a curriculum for students at MSU Texas. At the Dillard College of Business Administration, the Lalani Center works with students, faculty, and staff, as well as members of the North Texas business community to encourage and support successful student innovation and economic development. The Lalani Center also engages with entrepreneurs throughout the region in support of new product development, business startups, expansions, and other entrepreneurial activities. The Lalani Center aids the local economy by teaching skills to students and entrepreneurs and by assisting in business plan development and supporting angel and venture capital development through programs such as i.d.e.a. WF, and the Texoma Angel Investor Network.