Chip Gaines is the co-owner and co-founder of Magnolia and the author of The Magnolia Story and Capital Gaines: Brilliant Things I Learned Doing Dumb things, both of which have been New York Times bestseller books. He is continually reimagining what we can accomplish as a team and is eager to give back to individuals and communities. Chip was born in Albuquerque and reared in Dallas before earning a marketing degree from Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business. Chip is a natural entrepreneur who has founded several small businesses and remodeled hundreds of homes in the Waco region. Chip enjoys an early morning on the farm and a peaceful day spent with Jo and their five children more than any fun adventure or hard-working demo day.