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Meet our Members: Mayor Matthew Marchant

May 21st, 2015 Posted in Meet Our Members

Mayor Matthew Marchant, City of Carrollton As a part of our Meet Our Members series, the North Texas Commission would like to introduce the Mayor of Carrollton, Matthew Marchant. Matthew also serves on the Board of Directors for the NTC and practices law as a partner at Strasburger & Price, LLP.

Congratulations Leadership North Texas Class 6!

May 15th, 2015 Posted in NTC Updates, Regional Updates

For the past nine months, a group of 29 leaders have gone to school, explored the world of sports, dissected our economy, learned about the region’s healthcare and even did hard time in Huntsville. Today they complete their Leadership North Texas Class 6 journey, but their path to regional leadership is just beginning. Leadership North […]

North Texas Universities Make the Grade

May 14th, 2015 Posted in Regional Updates

As graduation ceremonies commence across North Texas and millions of recent grads enter the workforce, the U.S. News and World Report has released its annual ranking of graduate programs and many of the schools in North Texas made the grade. In addition to this annual report, online job website Glassdoor listed their top 10 in-demand […]

Bike to Work Day 2015

May 13th, 2015 Posted in Regional Spotlight, Regional Updates

Bike to Work Day is here! This Friday, May 15th marks the day where we trade in our car keys for bicycle helmets and hit the streets in a whole new way. Bike to Work Day is one of the major highlights of National Bike Month. Local, state and national organizations have coordinated events throughout May to […]

Meet our Members: Mayor Karen Hunt

May 13th, 2015 Posted in Meet Our Members

Mayor Karen Hunt, City of Coppell The North Texas Commission is excited to welcome Coppell Mayor Karen Hunt to the Board of Directors. Karen is a graduate of Leadership North Texas Class 3 and is the Chairman of the Project North Texas Regional Asset Map Community of Practice. Read Karen’s bio below.

NTC Startup Report Issue 3 – Mad Scientist!

May 12th, 2015 Posted in Innovation, Regional Spotlight

Emerging technologies require inventive minds that can rethink entire systems. Entrepreneurs are that right mix of technical savvy, opportunistic business people and mad scientist. They imagine where the world could go if only it had the right tools. They believe in things like spaceflight for the masses and effortless security. This issue of the Startup […]

North Texas Commission’s 2014 Annual Report Honored

May 12th, 2015 Posted in NTC Updates

“The Annual Report” may normally be considered a routine recap of an organization’s year filled with numbers and graphs, but here at the North Texas Commission, we aimed for higher expectations. Working with Cooksey Communications, a long-standing member of the NTC, we brought life and color to the report. The compliments and praise for 2014 […]

Webinar Recap: Rethink Prison

May 8th, 2015 Posted in NTC Updates, Webinars

For every 10 people that are released from prison, it’s expected that four will be back behind bars within three years; that’s a recidivism rate of 40 percent. How can we reverse such a startling statistic? In our May Topic North Texas webinar, Natalie Baker and Bryan Kelley of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) brought light to the […]

Meet Our Members: Neha Kunte

May 7th, 2015 Posted in Meet Our Members

   Neha Kunte, Founder, President & CEO, MNK Infotech Inc. Today’s Meet our Member blog features Neha Kunte, CEO and owner of MNK Infotech, a multi-award winning, full service consulting firm specializing in IT staffing solutions, e-learning and software development. Neha holds a degree in financial accounting from University of Mumbai, India and a degree […]