Patrick Dean Halbert
Patrick Halbert is the President and Owner of Halstin Group, L.L.C. In addition to forming Halstin Group, Patrick is the Managing Partner of Caris Ventures, a venture capital company focused on $1-10mm investments. Coming from a long line of entrepreneurs, Patrick began expanding his business experience by having engaging in the healthcare industry, Publishing, venture capital investing, hospitality, restaurants, real estate, and natural gas leases. Patrick is based out of Dallas, Tx where he currently is launching fine dining restaurants throughout the US. Outside of his business passion, Patrick is married to Shannon Halbert. Patrick graduated with a Business Management Degree from the AACSB accredited College of Business Administration at Abilene Christian University.
Andy Eric Austin
Andy Austin is the Vice President of Halstin Group, L.L.C. He was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. His entire life has been devoted to the hospitality industry. At age fifteen, he began to entertain at parties by providing music and audio/visual services. This business launched Andy into the socialite market at an early age, working with fashion shows, restaurant openings, and charity galas. His skills have been polished over the years, and include public speaking, script writing, and event planning. In 2005, he created a production company that created a niche in the event market, specializing in decor and theatrical lighting. In 2009, Andy sold this company to focus on the Halstin Group, his next venture to secure a place in Dallas restaurant history. A self proclaimed Dallas foodie, Andy dines out every night of the week, and his love for food, service, and entertainment will be utilized by daily restaurant operations. He is also involved in his community church, and several outreach programs in Dallas County.