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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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ViewPoint CFO announces resignation

 

Betty Dillard

bdillard@bizpress.net

Pathie E. McKee, executive vice president and chief financial officer for ViewPoint Financial Group Inc., announced July 3 she will resign from the company effective July 31.

McKee will provide the Plano-based company with consulting services through Dec. 31, 2013.

McKee, 48, has served as chief financial officer since 1997, and has been employed by ViewPoint since 1983.

The company has started a national search for McKee’s successor.
Kari Anderson, the company's senior vice president and controller, has been promoted to the position of chief accounting officer, and will assume interim responsibilities during McKee's transition, including responsibility for serving both as the company's principal accounting officer and principal financial officer. Anderson joined ViewPoint in 1993 and has served 11 years in her current position. Anderson has almost 20 years of banking and accounting experience. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from East Texas State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

ViewPoint Financial Group Inc. is the holding company for ViewPoint Bank, N.A. With $3.4 billion in assets, ViewPoint Bank, N.A. operates 31 banking offices in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, including two First National Bank of Jacksboro locations in Jack and Wise counties.

ViewPoint Financial Group is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol “VPFG.”
 

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