Profiles in Leadership is a chance to look at the next movers and shakers of Fort Worth. The series explores what happens when we expand who is considered a leader, how the city will grow without the “Old Guard” in charge, and how some already have stepped up to make changes in the city.

The background

Paving a new way: Fort Worth looks for successors to Old Guard

A rejected Olympic bid helped lead to one of the most visionary projects Fort Worth has pulled off — Dickies Arena, a $540 million project paid for mostly by private investors led by billionaire Ed Bass.  Fort Worth leaders attempted to get the 2012 Olympics in Cowtown, but the city lacked a state-of-the-art arena to…



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