Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 9

August th, 2017

The North Texas Commission, a public-private partnership dedicated to advancing the vibrancy of the North Texas region, announces the members of Leadership North Texas Class 9. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program that recruits, develops and supports stewards of our region. Oncor is presenting sponsor for the program. Class 9 is made […]

Leadership North Texas Graduates Eighth Class

June th, 2017

The North Texas Commission has graduated the eighth class of Leadership North Texas, the graduate-level, regional leadership program that recruits, develops and supports stewards of our region. Oncor is presenting sponsor for the program.

Leadership North Texas University Graduates Second Class

May th, 2017

The second class of Leadership North Texas University (LNT U) graduated with 27 young professionals completing the four-month program. LNT U is an outgrowth of Leadership North Texas, the graduate-level, regional leadership program that recruits, develops and supports stewards of the region. LNT U is aimed at the young professionals of North Texas, providing professional […]

Application Period Open for 2017-2018 Leadership North Texas Class

February th, 2017

North Texas – The North Texas Commission opened the application period for the 2017-2018 class of Leadership North Texas presented by Oncor. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program designed to recruit, develop and support leaders who have a commitment to civic engagement and to the North Texas region. Since the program’s inception, […]

Second Class of Leadership North Texas University Selected

January th, 2017

The North Texas Commission, a regional, public-private partnership, has selected the second class of Leadership North Texas University (LNT U). This program is an outgrowth of Leadership North Texas, the graduate-level, regional leadership program that recruits, develops and supports stewards of the region. LNT U is aimed at the young professionals of North Texas, providing […]

North Texas Commission Adds New Team Members

January th, 2017

The North Texas Commission, a regional, public-private partnership, has added two new members to its staff. Kerri Ressl joins as Vice President, Development and Community Relations, and Amber Zuckerman will serve as Director, Stakeholder Relations. Ressl and Zuckerman will work together to foster collaboration among the members of the 45-year-old organization and encourage greater stakeholder […]

North Texas Commission Board Approves 2017 Legislative Priorities, Support for High-Speed Rail

December th, 2016

North Texas – The North Texas Commission, a regional, public-private partnership, released its 2017 Legislative priorities in advance of the Texas Legislature’s 85th session. The priorities of the North Texas Commission focus on pro-growth state tax and regulatory policies that grow our economy and attract investment. “The Texas Miracle has been a driving force behind […]

North Texas Commission Selects James D. Spaniolo as President and CEO

August th, 2016

The Executive Committee of the North Texas Commission has selected James D. Spaniolo to serve as the regional, non-profit organization’s next President and CEO. Spaniolo served as president of the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) for almost a decade (2004-2013). His appointment will begin October 3, 2016, but he will be introduced at the […]

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 8

August th, 2016

The North Texas Commission, a regional consortium of businesses, municipalities and higher education institutions that markets, advocates and fosters collaboration for the North Texas region, announces the members of Leadership North Texas Class 8. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program that recruits, develops and supports stewards of our region. Oncor is presenting […]

North Texas Commission Celebrates 45th Anniversary with Keynote Speaker, Political Commentator Dana Perino

July th, 2016

The North Texas Commission, a regional, non-profit organization that markets North Texas, advocates issues with no city or county boundaries and fosters collaboration, celebrates its 45th anniversary with Dana Perino, the first female Republican White House Press Secretary who served President George W. Bush’s administration. The 45th Annual Members’ Luncheon presented by Bell Helicopter will […]

North Texas Commission Secures Executive Search Firm WhitneySmith Company

May st, 2016

The North Texas Commission secured WhitneySmith Company to lead the executive recruitment for the next President and CEO of the North Texas Commission. “We expect the search for our next President and CEO to be a thorough, competitive process in order to find the right leader for the North Texas Commission,” said Bob Pence, chairman […]

North Texas Commission Graduates Seventh Class of Leadership North Texas

May rd, 2016

The North Texas Commission graduated the seventh class of Leadership North Texas presented by Oncor on Friday, May 20. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program designed to recruit, develop and support leaders who have a commitment to civic engagement and to the North Texas region. The class of 32 leaders from throughout […]

North Texas Commission Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

March rd, 2016

The North Texas Commission, a non-profit organization that markets North Texas, fosters collaboration and advocates for regional issues, added new members to its Board of Directors. In addition, Liz Beauchamp, Director of Public Affairs for Atmos, joined the Executive Committee.

North Texas Commission Names Marcy Sherman Interim President and CEO

February th, 2016

The North Texas Commission Board of Directors approved Marcellette (Marcy) Sherman, CAE, CFRE to serve as the Interim President and CEO of the 45-year-old organization. Sherman has been on staff of the regional, non-profit organization for 12 years, serving as the Executive Vice President. She replaces Mabrie Jackson, who will be joining H-E-B/Central Market in […]

Application Period Open for 2016-2017 Leadership North Texas Class

January th, 2016

The North Texas Commission opened the application period for the 2016-2017 class of Leadership North Texas presented by Oncor. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program designed to recruit, develop and support leaders who have a commitment to civic engagement and to the North Texas region. Participants hear from regional and national experts […]

North Texas Commission Announces Leadership Change

January th, 2016

The North Texas Commission announces the organization’s President and CEO Mabrie Jackson will step down effective February 19, 2015. Jackson announced this morning in a call to the North Texas Commission Executive Committee that she was leaving to join H-E-B/Central Market, one of the nation’s largest regional grocery retailers, as Director of Public Affairs. Mabrie […]

North Texas Region Moves up the Gross Metropolitan Product Ranks

December th, 2015

The North Texas region is routinely cited as an economic powerhouse with major relocations and expansions such as Toyota and State Farm announced on a regular basis. This growth has resulted in a Gross Metropolitan Product (GMP) for the Dallas-Arlington-Fort Worth Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) to $504.36 billion according to research compiled by the North […]

Inaugural Class of Leadership North Texas University Graduates

December th, 2015

The North Texas Commission, a regional consortium of businesses, municipalities and higher education institutions that markets, advocates and fosters collaboration for the North Texas region, has graduated the inaugural class of its new Leadership North Texas University (LNT U) program. The members of LNT U successfully completed a three-day, intensive regional leadership program aimed at […]

North Texas Commission Appoints 2016 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

October th, 2015

The North Texas Commission announced the election and appointment of its new officers, Executive Committee and Directors to its Board. Robert Hastings, executive vice president for Bell Helicopter Textron will serve as the 2016 chairman of the North Texas Commission. Stephen Tolerico, chief marketing officer, Sewell Automotive Companies, will serve as vice chairman. Kevin Ward, […]

North Texas Commission Launches Leadership North Texas University

September th, 2015

The North Texas Commission, a regional consortium of businesses, municipalities and higher education institutions that markets, advocates and fosters collaboration for the North Texas region, launches a new program, Leadership North Texas University (LNTU) to train the next generation of regional leaders. LNTU builds upon the highly successful Leadership North Texas graduate-level, regional leadership program […]

Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Shares How to Think Beyond the Pitch at North Texas Commission’s Annual Members’ Luncheon

September th, 2015

The North Texas Commission, a regional, non-profit organization that markets North Texas, advocates issues with no city or county boundaries and fosters collaboration, celebrates its 44th anniversary with Dallas entrepreneur Mark Cuban. The 44th Annual Members’ Luncheon will be held on Thursday, September 24 at noon at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. Innovation […]

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 7

August th, 2015

The North Texas Commission, a regional consortium of businesses, municipalities and higher education institutions that markets, advocates and fosters collaboration for the North Texas region, announces the members of Leadership North Texas Class 7. Oncor is presenting sponsor for the program. Class 7 is made up of 33 leaders from across North Texas in a […]

North Texas Home to 21 Fortune 500 Company Headquarters According to 2015 List

June th, 2015

The North Texas Commission, a regional non-profit organization that markets North Texas internationally, advocates for issues with no city or county boundary and fosters collaboration, recognizes the 21 North Texas-based companies listed in the 2015 Fortune 500 rankings. The Fortune 500 list was released on Fortune magazine’s Web site, www.fortune.com. The number of companies on […]

North Texas Commission Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

March st, 2015

The North Texas Commission, a non-profit organization that markets North Texas, fosters collaboration and advocates for regional issues, added new members to its Board of Directors. The new NTC Board members are: Mark Burroughs, Sawko & Burroughs PC Fernando Costa, City of Fort Worth Daniel T. Harbeke, Union Pacific Ralph Hawkins, Dallas Regional Chamber Hon. […]

Application Period Open for 2015-2016 Leadership North Texas Class

February th, 2015

The North Texas Commission opened the application period for the 2015-2016 class of Leadership North Texas presented by Oncor. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program designed to recruit, develop and support leaders who have a commitment to civic engagement and to the North Texas region. Participants hear from regional and national experts […]

NTx Apps Challenge Winners Announced

October st, 2014

$80k in Prizes Awarded to Entrepreneurs and Developers in First NTx Apps Challenge Innovation competition brings together cities and entrepreneurs to solve growth challenges North Texas – The inaugural NTx Apps Challenge awarded $80,000 to five teams of web entrepreneurs who created sustainability apps to address four key municipal growth challenges; water conservation, waste and […]

North Texas Commission Appoints 2015 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

October rd, 2014

NORTH TEXAS – The North Texas Commission announced the election and appointment of its new officers, executive committee and directors to its board. Gray Mayes, director, government relations, Texas Instruments, will serve as the 2015 chairman of the North Texas Commission. Robert Hastings, senior vice president and chief of staff for Bell Helicopter Textron will serve […]

NTx Apps Challenge Offers $80k in Prizes for the Best Sustainability Apps

September th, 2014

Innovation competition brings together cities and entrepreneurs to solve growth challenges NORTH TEXAS – Innovators and entrepreneurs prepare to pitch their sustainability app to the judges of the NTx Apps Challenge at Pitch Night event on October 2 at The Grove. Launched in late July, the NTx Apps Challenge is a 10-week app development competition […]

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 6

August st, 2014

Leadership North Texas Builds Regional Stewards through Graduate-Level Program NORTH TEXAS – The North Texas Commission, a regional consortium of businesses, municipalities and higher education institutions that markets, advocates and fosters collaboration for the North Texas region, announces the members of its sixth program year of Leadership North Texas. Oncor is presenting sponsor for the program. […]

North Texas Commission’s 43rd DFW Airport’s 40th Annual Members’ Luncheon Celebrates Anniversary

July rd, 2014

Keynote Speaker, National Geographic CEO Gary Knell, Encourages Global Adventures Friday, September 12, Noon, Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas NORTH TEXAS – The North Texas Commission, a regional non-profit organization that markets North Texas, advocates issues that have no city or county borders and fosters collaboration, celebrates 40 years of connecting the world during the […]

North Texas Commission Graduates Fifth Class of Leadership North Texas

June th, 2014

NORTH TEXAS – The North Texas Commission graduated the fifth class of Leadership North Texas presented by Oncor on Friday, May 16. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program designed to recruit, develop and support leaders who have a commitment to civic engagement and to the North Texas region. The class of 31 […]

North Texas Commission rolls out preferred parking program for alternative fuel vehicles

March th, 2014

The North Texas Commission launched a free program to establish preferred parking for alternative fuel vehicles (AFV). This program provides North Texas businesses with signage designating parking spaces as “AFV-Preferred” as a way to incentivize individuals to drive alternative fuel vehicles and help improve regional air quality. The parking signs are the first phase in […]

Application period open for 2014-2015 Leadership North Texas Class

February th, 2014

The North Texas Commission opened the application period for the 2014-2015 class of Leadership North Texas presented by Oncor. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program designed to recruit, develop and support leaders who have a commitment to civic engagement and to the North Texas region. Participants hear from regional and national experts […]

Winners of the 9th Annual Working for Clean Air Awards announced

November th, 2013

Peterbilt Motors Company named “North Texas Clean Air Champion” The North Texas Commission announced the winners of the 2013 “Working for Clean Air Awards,” and named Peterbilt Motors Company this year’s “North Texas Clean Air Champion.” In its ninth year, the awards program recognizes organizations in the region that demonstrate outstanding efforts to improve local […]

North Texas Commission appoints 2014 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

October th, 2013

The North Texas Commission announced the election and appointment of its new officers, executive committee and directors to its board. David Tesmer, senior vice president, Advocacy and Community Benefit for Texas Health Resources, will serve as the 2014 chairman of the North Texas Commission. Gray Mayes, director, government relations, Texas Instruments, will serve as vice […]

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 5

August th, 2013

The North Texas Commission announced the members of its fifth program year of Leadership North Texas. Oncor is presenting sponsor for the program. Since the program launched in 2008, Leadership North Texas has graduated 114 leaders including a State Representative, numerous mayors and city council members, a county commissioner, business and non-profit executives and higher […]