Board of Directors

Mayor Betsy Price, City of Fort Worth

Mayor Betsy Price, City of Fort Worth – Honorary Chair

Michael Bennett Chairman of the Board

Michael Bennett
Chairman of the Board

City Council Liaisons

Bandung Jungus Jordan
Budapest Ann Zadeh
Guiyang Dennis Shingleton, Zim Zimmerman
Mbabane Kelly Allen Gray
Nagaoka Danny Scarth, Gyna Bivens
Reggio Emilia Zim Zimmerman, Sal Espino
Toluca Sal Espino
Trier Gyna Bivens, Danny Scarth

Executive Committee

Chair, Michael Bennett, Bennett Benner Partners
Chair-elect, Johnny Campbell, Sundance Square
Secretary, Eva Bonilla
Treasurer, Mike Thomas, Inwood Bank
Past Chairman/Nominating, Ann Rice
Development Chair, Becky Renfro-Borbolla, Renfro Foods
Government Relations, Michael Hyatt, UBS Financial Services
Long Range Planning Chair, Dr. Thomas Fairchild, UNT Health Science Center
Marketing Chair, Kara Peterson, Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Program Chair, Dr. Staussa Ervin, Mind Peace Counseling
At-Large, Travis DeVault, BNSF Railway Company
At-Large, James Meintjes, JPMorgan Chase Bank
At-Large, Mary Jo Polidore, DFW International Airport
Bandung Chair, Nancy Lopez
Budapest Chair, Greg Jackson, Attorney-at-Law
Guiyang Chair, Renee Permann, Pier 1 Imports
Mbabane Chair, Rae Hyatt
Nagaoka Chair, Ronda Stucker
Reggio Emilia Chair, Mark & Robin Nurdin, Bank of Texas
Toluca Chair, Richard Casarez, ONCOR & Asusena Reséndiz, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Trier Chair, Greg Irwin, BBVA Compass Bank

Board of Directors

Kelli Bartlett, Southwest Airlines
Hannah Behrens, HGC Real Estate Services
Tom Brents
L.O. Brightbill III, Southwest Bank
Gary Brinkley, Stockyards Station
Carlo Capua, Z’s Cafe and Catering
Gary Cumbie, Cumbie Consulting
Lynne Eller, Williams Trew Sotheby’s International Realty
Tre Garrett, Jubilee Theatre
Nan Dearen Gluntz
David Johnson, Winstead, PC
Veronica Chavez Law, Brackett & Ellis
Marianne Leal, State Farm Insurance
Randy McGuffee
Dr. Bonnie Melhart, Texas Christian University
Paxton Motheral, Edwards Ranch
David Parker, Longbow Partners, LLP
Michael Parker, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Deborah Peoples
Andrea Puente, The Capital Grille
Dr. Michael Roemer, Trinity Valley School
Anette Soto, U.S. Department of Transportation
Mary Alyce Zimmerman
Directors Emeriti Hilde Horchler, Mike Hyatt & Mary Palko

Directors Emeriti Hilde Horchler, Mike Hyatt & Mary Palko

Advisory Board

Brian Barnard, Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.
Kenneth L. Barr, Kenneth Barr Consulting
Barclay Berdan, Texas Health Resources
Bill Boecker, Fine Line Diversified Resources
Dr. Paul Geisel
Felice Girouard
Doug Harman, Harman Consulting
Albon Head, Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Bob Jameson, Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau
Julie Johncox, JPSolutions
Jeff King, Northern Trust
Larry Lauer, Texas Christian University
Brad Mahon, Murphy Mahon Keffler Farrier, LLP
Richard D. Minker, CCIM, MINKERTrahant & Associates
Bob Mitchell, WhitneySmith Company
Phil Moroneso, Weaver & Tidwell
Jim Nichols, Freese & Nichols, Inc.
Danny Perkins, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
Jay Sandelin, Sandelin Realty
Jane Schlansker, InterStar Public Relations
Greg Upp

Directors Emeriti

Hilde Horchler
Michael Hyatt, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Mary Palko, PALMEA
Tim Sear
Elaine Yamagata

Ex-Officio Members

David Berzina, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
Lillie Biggins, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Commissioner Roy Brooks, Tarrant County
David Gu, US-China Chamber of Commerce
Shelitha “Shae” Hughes, Black Metro Chamber of Commerce
Michael Jacobsson, Leadership Fort Worth
Bob Jameson, Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau
Rachel Jenkins, Youth Advisor
Jason Lamers, City of Fort Worth
Oscar Macaraeg, Tarrant County Asian American Chamber
Asusena  Reséndiz, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Sarika Sabnis, Youth President
Michael Sorum, Fort Worth ISD
Andy Taft, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.