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North Texas Commission Secures Executive Search Firm WhitneySmith Company

May 31, 2016 at 5:00:00 AM

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 of the North Texas Commission Selection Committee and president and CEO of Freese and Nichols. “The members of this organization are municipalities, businesses, healthcare providers and higher education institutions, and we are looking for a unique leader who can connect across the region.”

Marcellette Sherman, CAE, CFRE is serving as the Interim President and CEO of the 45-year-old regional non-profit organization. The North Texas Commission will announce the new President and CEO by the end of September 2016.

For more information on the position requirements or to inquire about applying to be the next President and CEO of the North Texas Commission, please visit

Established in 1971, the North Texas Commission is a regional non-profit consortium of businesses, cities, counties, chambers of commerce, economic development entities and higher education institutions in the North Texas Region. The North Texas Commission improves the economic vitality, infrastructure and lifestyle of North Texas by marketing the region, promoting collaboration and advocating on critical issues.

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