New and Renewing Members August 2017

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Welcome new NTC partners!

Pacheco Koch
Town of Flower Mound

Thank you to the following for renewing your partnership with the North Texas Commission!

 

Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Carrington Coleman
Cedar Hill Economic Development
City of Coppell
City of Euless
City of Irving
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Fidelity Investments
Fort Worth Transportation Authority
Huitt-Zollars, Inc.
Jones Lang LaSalle
Oncor
Sachse Economic Development Corporation
Tarrant County College
The Rios Group
University of Texas Dallas
Weaver & Tidwell
 

For more information on becoming a partner of the North Texas Commission or questions about your current membership level, please contact Amber Zuckerman.

New and Renewing Members July 2017

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Welcome new NTC partners!

Executive Medicine of Texas
Healthcare Associates of Texas
Midwestern State University

Thank you to the following for renewing your partnership with the North Texas Commission!

 

American Airlines
City of Farmers Branch
Courtyard & Town Place Suites
Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation
Gorrondona & Associates, Inc.
Prosper Economic Development Corp
Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy
University of Texas at Arlington
 

For more information on becoming a partner of the North Texas Commission or questions about your current membership level, please contact Amber Zuckerman.

New and Renewing Members Update

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Welcome new NTC partners!

Dallas Wings
Guidepost Solutions
North Texas Community Foundation
Sharp Business Systems
Texas Wesleyan University

Thank you to the following for renewing your partnership with the North Texas Commission!

Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
AT&T
Atmos Energy Corporation
Bank of America
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
City of Colleyville
City of Grapevine
City of Kaufman
Constellation
Cooksey Communications
Datamax
DFW Airport
Emirates
Four Seasons Resort and Club
Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Greenville Economic Development
Hyatt-Regency DFW
Reliant Energy
Slalom
Southern Methodist University
Sundance Square
Texas A&M University–Commerce
Texas Christian University
Texas Health Resources
The Beck Group
The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel
Town of Westlake
Turner Construction Company
Union Pacific Railroad
WGU Texas
Woodbine Development
For more information on becoming a partner of the North Texas Commission or questions about your current membership level, please contact Amber Zuckerman.

2017 Best Places to Work Member Honorees

This week, the Dallas Business Journal recognized the top 101 places to work in North Texas in their annual ranking of the best business to work for. From more than 500 applications, the DBJ narrowed their selections down to this list.

Of the 101 North Texas companies, six North Texas Commission members made it on the list. We’re excited to share this news with our members and supporters, and celebrate the success of our NTC members in their recognition.

Pegasus Logistics Group

Slalom

The Beck Group

Hyatt Regency DFW

Jacobs

JLL

Congratulations to these NTC members on building a better North Texas!

Meet our Members | Michael Schulman, Locke Lord LLP

Michael Schulman is Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Public Finance Practice Group. He has substantial experience serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel and issuer’s counsel in a wide range of public finance transactions involving bonds issued by state agencies and municipalities, as well as schulman_mike_hisignificant experience in conduit bond issues. Mike also represents trustees, credit enhancers, and borrowers in a variety of taxable and tax-exempt bond issues. He currently serves on the Board of the North Texas Commission and has served on the Board of North Central Texas INTERLINK, Inc. and as Chair of the “Underwriter’s Counsel” panel of the Bond Attorneys Workshop sponsored by the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL). In his leisure time, Mike rides his mountain bike off-road and rides horses in Wyoming and on organized tours of foreign countries. He also enjoys reading and movies. (more…)

Meet our Members | Kathy Wilkins, Alliance Operating Systems

With a 26 year background in logistics and global supply-chain design engineering, Ms. Wilkins, a licensed Customs broker and Vice President of Alliance Operating Services (AOS), has worked in both the import and export arenas. Ms. Wilkins has an extensive background in supply-chain engineering including infrastructure development, procurement, systems integration, manufacturing and process implementation. The past 15 years have been dedicated to the economic development of the United States’ competitive advantages through manufacturing and distribution through the use of the Foreign Trade Zones program.kwilkins_010

Ms. Wilkins has a BA from UNT, a Masters in Global Management and Supply Chain Solutions, and a Masters in Finance.

As senior counselor of the North Texas Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association, Chairman of the Logistics Committee and current Board member for the North Texas Commission, Ms. Wilkins is focused and dedicated to the aspect of cooperation between the Trade and legal entities which govern such. (more…)

Meet our Members | Ed Dolanski, Aviall, a Boeing Company

  • Ed Dolanski was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Aviall in July 2013. Aviall, a $3.4B wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, is the world’s largest provider of new aviation parts and related aftermarket services. Ed joined Aviall in 2007 as Senior Vice President Operations and was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2010. Prior to joining Boeing, Ed served at the Raytheon company as; Vice President Mission Support of the Network Centric Systems business (NCS), Vice President Aftermarket Businesses and Customer Support of the Raytheon Aircraft Company (Hawker & Beechcraft) and Chief Information Officer of the Aircraft Integration Systems business (AIS).

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    Ed Dolanski, Aviall, a Boeing Company

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Meet our Members | Benjamin Rand, Tarrant County College District

  • This week for Meet our Members Monday, we introduce you to Benjamin Rand, Associate Vice Chancellor at Tarrant County College District and a new North Texan. Read more below to find out what has impressed him about his new home region, where you’ll find him while on vacation and what, as a recent transplant, he sees as an opportunity for growth in our region.

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Meet our Members: Kellie Fischer, Texas Rangers Baseball Club

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Kellie Fischer, Chief Financial Officer, Texas Rangers

The “boys of summer” are a year-round priority for Kellie Fischer, chief financial officer for the Texas Rangers. Take a moment to meet our Board Member and active community partner in this week’s Meet our Members.

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Meet our Members: Mayor Doug Athas

Mayor Douglas Athas, City of Garland

Douglas Athas was elected Mayor of Garland in May 2013 and is serving his first term. He previously served three terms as a Council Member representing District 1 from 2006-2012. During his term on the City Council, he served as Mayor Pro Tem and as the Council’s representative to the Dallas Regional Mobility Council. Prior to serving on the City Council, Mayor Athas served on the Garland Plan Commission for eight years. Mayor Athas has lived in Garland since 1992. As a tenured resident, Mayor Athas has served the Garland community in many capacities.
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