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Two from Fort Worth appointed by Gov. Abbott to university boards

Steve Hicks, a University of Texas System regent who has been a vocal opponent of regents who have criticized the system’s flagship campus in Austin, was reappointed to the board by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday. 

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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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Museum District: Area’s evolution creating more interaction, public spaces

Fifteen years ago if someone had shot a cannon from Fort Worth’s world-renowned museum district, nobody would have noticed, joked Lori Eklund, senior deputy director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. But that has changed.

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Energy Transfer Partners, Regency Energy announce $18B merger

Energy Transfer Partners LP of Dallas and Regency Energy Partners LP have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

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Roth joins RadioShack

 

RadioShack Corp. has named Merianne Roth, formerly of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau, to the new role of vice president – communications.
Roth's responsibilities will include RadioShack's corporate communications, community relations, internal communications, and event marketing. She will report to Jennifer Warren, senior vice president and chief marketing officer.
Roth background includes leadership roles for JCPenney, where she was director of consumer brand marketing and publicity, and Pier 1 Imports, where she served as senior manager of public relations. Roth is involved in several community and professional organizations, including serving on the boards of Fort Worth Bike Share, Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival and the Women's Center of Tarrant County.
"I am very happy to welcome Merianne to the RadioShack team," said Warren in a news release. "She brings a wealth of experience in public relations and marketing communications with her, and in-depth knowledge of our industry as well as our hometown community. I am confident that she will provide valuable support and counsel to our executive management team."
 

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