2019 40 Under 40

40 Under 40 2019

40 Under 40 2019

The Fort Worth Business Press honored up and coming leaders in Fort Worth and North Texas last night during the 40 Under 40 Awards at the Cendera Center. 

The Fort Worth Business Press honored an outstanding group of men and women in the 2019 Forty Under Forty class April 25 at Cendera Center, 3600 Benbrook Highway, Fort Worth.

2019 40 Under 40 Honorees

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Allison Rogers Andreen

Kimbell Art Museum

Joseph Berkes

Williams Trew Real Estate Services

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Brittany Carnes

Frost Bank

Liz Confiliano

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth

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Sarah Covington

Visit Fort Worth

Leslie Darby

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

Jeremy Dean

Happy State Bank

Jennifer Demel

Burt Ladner Real Estate

Sam Demel

Burt Ladner Real Estate

Justin Dorsey

Ben E. Keith

Alex Eysermans

BBVA Compass

Rebecca Farris

Bottega Design Gallery

Brandi Fletcher

Whitley Penn

Leslie Ford

Rogue Architects

Randall Ford

Westmoreland Builders, LLC

Michael Garner

UMB Bank

Brooke Goggans

Mosaic Strategy Partners

Laura Gonzales

Merrill Lynch

Hayden Grahm


Cortney Gumbleton

Locavore Fort Worth

Adrian Harvey

Buxton Research

Natasha Hill

Tarleton State University

Vernon Hilton

PlainsCapital Bank

TJ Hutchings


James Scott

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

Chase Kennemer

D&M Leasing

Cody Kennemer

D&M Leasing

Sterling McDavid

Burnett New York

Dr. Blair Meyer

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Michael Millians

The Oakridge School

Grace Mitchell

Storied Style Interiors, LLC

Kyle Morris

DeMars & Associates, Ltd.

Matt Morris

Gus Bates Insurance and Investments

Tyler Munson

Southwestern Health Resources, Chief of Sta¬ff

Jonathan Perez

Tarrant County College

Tony Prenger

Pinnacle Bank

Manny Ramirez

Fort Worth Police Officers Association

Lane Reeder

Reeder General Contractors, Inc.

Jeff Richardson

First Command

Christopher Roberts

Paradigm Wealth Management

Kurt Schaal

Capital One, N.A.

Chris Stoy

Hutchinson & Stoy PLLC

Anastasia Taylor

Alliance Child & Family Solutions LLC

Christina Gutierrez Walls

TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine

Marcus Williams

Vista Bank

Michael Wollman

UTA Fort Worth

2019 40 Under 40 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

University of Texas at Arlington

Executive MBA

College of Business

Platinum Sponsors

American National Bank and Trust

D&M Leasing


Gold Sponsors

Consolidated Communications

Kimbell Art Museum

SUNTEX Boat Club

Silver Sponsors

Rod Patrick Boots

Vista Bank

Hutchison & Stoy

Kelly Hart

Bronze Sponsors



Happy State Bank

UMB Bank

The Oakridge School

Honoree Song Selections

Want to listen to the songs chosen by the 2019 40 Under 40 honorees? Check it out:

1. Alli Rogers Andreen – Shake a Tail Feather by The Blues Brothers with Ray Charles

2. Joseph Berkes – Amarillo By Morning – George Strait.

3. Brittany Carnes – Life’s Been Good – Joe Walsh

4. Liz Confiliano – Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac

5. Sarah Covington – Kacey Musgraves, High Horse

6. Leslie M. Darby – Love Broke Thru, TobyMac (possible to start at the 1:40 mark?)

7. Jeremy Dean – High Hopes by Panic at the Disco

8. Jennifer Demel – Three Days – Pat Green

9. Sam Demel – Skat Man by John Skat

10. Justin Dorsey – Walkin’ Along the Fence Line by Wade Bowen

11. Alex Eysermans – Waste A Moment – Kings Of Leon

12. Rebecca Farris – Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

13. Brandi Fletcher – Thunder – Imagine Dragons

14. Leslie Ford – Three Little Birds by Bob Marley

15. Randall Ford – Keep The Wolves Away by Uncle Lucius

16. Michael Garner – Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice

17. Brooke Goggans –

18. Laura Gonzales – When I grow – First Aid Kit

19. Hayden T Grahm – Impossible Germany – Wilco

20. Cortney Gumbleton – Goodie Mob: Fight to Win, featuring Cee lo

21. Adrian Harvey – Daydreamin’ – Lupe Fiasco

22. Natasha Hill – Feeling Good, Nina Simone,

23. Vernon Hilton – Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing – Stevie Wonder

24. TJ Hutchings – Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks

25. Chase Kennemer – Sunshine – Ryan Bingham

26. Cody Kennemer – Drinking and Dreaming – Waylon Jennings

27. Sterling McDavid – Wake Me Up – Avicii

28. Blair Meyer – Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

29. Michael James Millians – Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd

30. Grace Mitchell – Home – Phillip Phillips

31. Kyle J. Morris – I won’t back down – Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

32. Matt Morris – Millionaire – Chris Stapleton

33. Tyler W. Munson – Some Nights ¬– Fun

34. Jonathan Perez – Ex Nihilo – Andy Mineo

35. Tony Prenger – Heroes – David Bowie

36. Manny Ramirez – I Like Texas – Pat Green

37. Lane C. Reeder – Piano Concerto No.3 In D Minor – Sergei Rachmaninoff

38. Jeff Richardson – No Surrender – Bruce Springsteen

39. Christopher Roberts – Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins

40. Kurt Schaal – Good Now by Bob Schneider

41. James C. “Jim” Scott – Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty

42. Chris Stoy – Little Pink Houses, John Cougar Mellencamp

43. Anastasia “Stas” Taylor – That’s My Girl ¬– Fifth Harmony

44. Christina Gutierrez Walls – Night Dance by Adam Hurst, Sultry Cello & Spanish Guitar

45. Marcus Williams – Feelin’ Good Again – Robert Earl Keen

46. Michael Wollman – Separate Ways – Journey