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Texas Wesleyan and partners present Business Hall of Fame Oct. 3

09.05.2013 | By: Texas Wesleyan University
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Texas Wesleyan University faculty and staff are eligible for discounted tickets for the 44th annual Fort Worth Business Hall of Fame, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, at The Fort Worth Club. The reception, which is sponsored by Capital One, begins at 6 p.m. and the dinner begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets for the general public are $250 each or $2,500 for a 10-person table. To make reservations, contact Mona Harwell at 817-531-4404 or RSVP@txwes.edu.

This year’s honoree

Mike Berry, president of Hillwood Properties, will be honored as 2013 Executive of the Year. Berry joined Hillwood in 1988 and leads the development efforts for AllianceTexas, a unique planned community. Under his leadership, AllianceTexas has become a community that spans 32 million square feet, has 330 corporate residents and more than 31,000 employees.

Berry, past chairman of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, also serves on the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce executive committee. His other board involvement includes the Community Foundation of North Texas, International Board of Visitors of the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University, Moncrief Cancer Institute, North Texas Super Bowl Host Committee, Performing Arts Fort Worth, Safe City Fort Worth and the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show.

About the Business Hall of Fame

Each year, Texas Wesleyan, the Fort Worth Business Press and the Fort Worth Chamber join forces to present the event, which promotes business as a challenging and dynamic profession. Last year’s recipient was baseball legend Nolan Ryan.

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

Honoree on campus

Berry will also speak to the Texas Wesleyan community at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Martin Hall. Students, faculty and staff are welcome and admission is free.

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