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North Texas Commission Applauds Deal Reached on USMCA

North Texas – The North Texas Commission and the leaders of the North Texas region applaud the long-awaited news on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

North Texas Commission Launches Podcast to Explore the Region

North Texas – The North Texas Commission, a public-private non-profit organization, launched a new podcast series that shines a light on the offerings...

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 11

North Texas – The North Texas Commission, a public-private partnership dedicated to advancing the vibrancy of the North Texas region, has selected the members of...

North Texas Commission Appoints 2019 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The North Texas Commission announced the election and appointment of its new officers, Executive Committee and Directors to its Board.

North Texas Commission Ramps-Up State and Federal Legislative Team

North Texas – The North Texas Commission, a unique public-private partnership that drives large, impactful projects and advocates for regional issues, added two new members to its already robust legislative team. Former State Rep. Jim Keffer joins the team as a senior policy advisor to assist with state lobby efforts and Chris Lamond of Thorn Run Partners to assist with federal initiatives.

North Texas Commission Hires Vice President of Advocacy

North Texas – The North Texas Commission, a unique public-private partnership that drives large, impactful projects and advocates for regional issues, has hired Holli Davies as Vice President of Advocacy. In this role, Davies will lead the legislative initiatives of the organization and its North Texas Advocacy Coalition.

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 10

North Texas – The North Texas Commission, a public-private partnership dedicated to advancing the vibrancy of the North Texas region, has selected the members of Leadership North Texas Class 10. Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program that recruits, develops and supports stewards of our region.

Revenue for North Texas Fortune 500 Swells to $702.6 billion

The number of North Texas-based companies on the 2018 Fortune 500 list has grown from 18 to 22 in the last five years, according to an analysis by the North Texas Commission. Irving’s Exxon Mobil was the highest ranked North Texas company at No. 2. Returning to the top 500 is Irving’s Pioneer Natural Resources at No. 497.

North Texas Commission Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

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.

North Texas Commission Hires Chris Wallace as President and CEO

North Texas – The North Texas Commission has hired Chris Wallace, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Texas Association of Business, to be its next President and CEO. Wallace succeeds James D. Spaniolo, who late last year announced his intent to retire.

Application Period Open for Leadership North Texas Class 10

The North Texas Commission opened the application period for the 2018-2019 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.

Third Class of Leadership North Texas University Selected

North Texas – The North Texas Commission, a regional, public-private partnership, has selected the third 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.

North Texas Commission Launches New Initiative to Support Business-Friendly Legislation

North Texas – The North Texas Commission today announces a new initiative, the North Texas Advocacy Coalition, to convene the region’s business community to strengthen and amplify the business-friendly voice in Austin during the 86th Legislative Session.

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 9

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.

North Texas Commission Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

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.

Leadership North Texas Graduates Eighth Class

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.

Leadership North Texas University Graduates Second Class

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.

Application Period Open for 2017-2018 Leadership North Texas Class

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.

Second Class of Leadership North Texas University Selected

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.

North Texas Commission Adds New Team Members

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.

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

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.

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

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 45th Annual Members’ Luncheon on September 15.

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 8

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.

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

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.

North Texas Commission Secures Executive Search Firm WhitneySmith Company

The North Texas Commission secured WhitneySmith Company to lead the executive recruitment for the next President and CEO of the North Texas Commission.

North Texas Commission Graduates Seventh Class of Leadership North Texas

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.

North Texas Commission Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

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

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.

Application Period Open for 2016-2017 Leadership North Texas Class

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.

North Texas Commission Announces Leadership Change

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.

North Texas Region Moves up the Gross Metropolitan Product Ranks

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 Texas Commission.

Inaugural Class of Leadership North Texas University Graduates

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.

North Texas Commission Appoints 2016 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The North Texas Commission announced the election and appointment of its new officers, Executive Committee and Directors to its Board.

North Texas Commission Launches Leadership North Texas University

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.

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

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.

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 7

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.

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

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.

North Texas Commission Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

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.

Application Period Open for 2015-2016 Leadership North Texas Class

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.

NTx Apps Challenge Winners Announced

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 recycling, smart energy, and transportation. The winners were announced Friday, Oct. 17 during an award ceremony at The Treehouse in Addison.

North Texas Commission Appoints 2015 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

NORTH TEXAS – The North Texas Commission announced the election and appointment of its new officers, executive committee and directors to its board.

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

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 designed to generate innovative software-based solutions and companies to make North Texas more livable and sustainable, with $80,000 in prizes for the best submissions.

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 6

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

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 43rd luncheon, presented by DFW International Airport, will be held Friday, September 12 at noon at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, and features National Geographic CEO, Gary Knell and Spencer Wells, population geneticist and explorer-in-residence in charge of the Genographic project as keynote speakers.

North Texas Commission Graduates Fifth Class of Leadership North Texas

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.

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

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 the NTC’s work to promote AFVs in North Texas.

Application period open for 2014-2015 Leadership North Texas Class

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.

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

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 air quality.

North Texas Commission appoints 2014 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The North Texas Commission announced the election and appointment of its new officers, executive committee and directors to its board.

Leadership North Texas Announces Lineup for Class 5

The North Texas Commission announced the members of its fifth program year of Leadership North Texas. Oncor is presenting sponsor for the program.

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