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Business Executive of the Year Edward P. Bass to visit TXWES Sept. 30

09.25.2019 | By:
A graphic featuring 2019 BHOF recipient Edward Bass to be used in TXWES news stories

Edward P. Bass, chairman of Fine Line Group, has been selected as the 2019 Fort Worth Business Executive of the Year. Bass will address the Texas Wesleyan community at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30 in Paul and Judy Andrews Hall, located in the Nick and Lou Martin University Center. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend and admission is free. 

Bass will be honored at the 50th annual Fort Worth Business Hall of Fame event at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Dickies Arena.

About the Fort Worth Business Hall of Fame

For 50 years, Texas Wesleyan, the Fort Worth Business Press and the Fort Worth Chamber have joined forces to present the Business Executive of the Year, which promotes business as a challenging and dynamic profession. Last year's recipient was John C. Goff, chairman and CEO of Crescent Real Estate Holdings and president of Goff Capital, Inc.

The event supports the Thomas H. Law scholarship program, which benefits business students at Texas Wesleyan University.


Tickets to the Nov. 20 event are $300 per person. The following sponsorship opportunities are also available:

  • Leadership Sponsor - $10,000
  • Blue & Gold Sponsor - $5,000
  • Table Sponsor - $3,000 

To make reservations and purchase tickets, contact Adrian Bumgarner at 817-531-5806 or The reception begins at 6 p.m. and the dinner begins at 7 p.m. Dress is business attire and tickets are open to the general public.