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.
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 […]
Standing at age 8 in a botanic garden with his grandmother, Patrick Newman took a bite of a plant he would never forget. It tasted just like black licorice, which he loved. Now 44, he’s leading the […]
Two years ago, Anette Landeros was preparing to lead the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. During that time, some asked her, “What if you have kids?” No one knew she was pregnant at […]
About 25 years ago, Jeffery Postell was digging ditches on construction sites. Now, he’s an executive building the city brick by brick. All those years ago, Postell’s goal was to get somewhere with air […]