The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce elected new officers, committee chairmen and incoming directors at its April 21 board of directors meeting.
Officers are: Chairman Mark Nurdin, CEO-Fort Worth region, Bank of Texas; Vice Chairman Allyson Baumeister, principal, CLA Fort Worth; Treasurer Wade Wallace, regional president, Southwest Bank-Fort Worth region; and Bill Thornton, president and CEO of the Fort Worth Chamber.
Incoming directors are: Michael Appleman, Cantey Hanger LLP; Marianne Auld, Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP; John Avila, Thos S. Byrne LTD; John Black, Merrill Lynch & Co.; Robert Briggs, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty; JJ Cawelti, Bell Helicopter; Brian Happel, BBVA Compass; John Jarrett, Jetta Operating Co. Inc.; Pat McDowell, Jones Lang LaSalle; Lisa Rettew, Luther King Capital Management; and Wyntress Ware, Ware & Associates.
New board/committee chairmen are: East Area Council: Evan Eastman, Spectrum Business; Southwest Area Council: Amir Mirzadeh, Frost Bank, Alta Mesa; West Area Council: Michael Wheaton, Lucien Wright Insurance; North Area Council: Mandy Forbus, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance; Central Area Council: Dione Kennedy, Performing Arts Fort Worth Inc.; and Vision FW Chair: Nicole Stanley, Frost Bank, downtown.
With 2,300 member businesses, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber in the North Texas region.