The North Texas Commission Board of Directors named Marcellette (Marcy) Sherman to serve as the interim president and chief executive officer.
Sherman has been on staff of the regional, nonprofit organization for 12 years, serving as the executive vice president.
She replaces Mabrie Jackson, who will join H-E-B/Central Market in early March.
Sherman will serve in this role during the search for a permanent replacement.
Sherman has more than 20 years of experience in both for profit and nonprofit organizations. She has served in several capacities since joining the North Texas Commission, including board development, community relations, fund raising, and launching of NTX Magazine. Prior to joining the North Texas Commission, she served as president of Marcoa Publishing, a publisher of high-quality publications for business associations and chambers of commerce nationally.
Sherman is one of 25 executives worldwide who have earned the credentials of certified association executive and certified fund raising executive.
Established in 1971, the North Texas Commission is a consortium of businesses, cities, counties, chambers of commerce, economic development entities and higher education institutions in the North Texas region. The organization improves the economic vitality, infrastructure and lifestyle of North Texas by marketing the region, promoting collaboration and advocating on critical issues.