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YP Summit

YP Summit
May 2, 2019 ↦ 11:15 AM to 5:30 PM

Sheraton Hotel Fort Worth
1701 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102



Matt Homan Mike Berry
Matt Homan

President & GM, Dickies' Arena

Mike Berry

President, Hillwood


Building the Fort Worth region – one company at a time

Moderator: Chris Strayer, Senior VP, Business Attraction, Expansion and Retention, Fort Worth Chamber

  • Reid Goetz, Vice President, Hillwood
  • Alex Philips, Economic Development Manager, City of Burleson
  • Netty Matthews, Vice President, Business Engagement, Fort Worth Chamber


MSH: A conversation about entrepreneurship

Moderator: Jarred Howard, Senior VP, Small Business and Entrepreneur Support, Fort Worth Chamber

  • Brenda Hicks – Sorensen, CEcD, Assistant Director Economic Development, City of Fort Worth
  • Cortney Gumbleton, Owner, Locavore
  • Reggi Kemp, CEO/Partner, Kemp and Sons, Inc.


Working and Playing in Fort Worth:
Why college graduates and young professionals leave and stay in the region

Moderator: Dr. Anthony Edwards, Senior VP, Talent Development, Fort Worth Chamber

  • Sarah McKenzie, Director Global Talent Acquisition, Bell
  • Erik Haven, Senior Vice President Human Resources, GM Financial
  • Varun Mallipaddi, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Banking, Frost Bank
  • Zach Miller, Analyst, J.P. Morgan Private Bank


Advocacy and Transportation: Why you should care

Moderator: Brandom Gengelbach, Executive VP, Fort Worth Chamber

  • Michael Crain, District 3 Director, Office of Council Member Brian Byrd, City of Fort Worth
  • Chad Edwards, Regional Mobility and Innovation Officer, City of Fort Worth
  • Detra Whitmore, Vice President Administration, Trinity Metro



11:15am - 12:00pm
12:00 - 1:15pm
1:30 - 4:15pm
4:30 - 5:30pm
5:30 - 7:00pm


Check-in, networking
Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Mike Berry
Breakout Sessions
Closing Keynote Speaker, Matt Homan
Cocktail Reception at Sheraton Hotel

  Free Corporate Headshot
12:30pm to 4:30pm


Presented by

UT Arlington College of Business

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Luncheon Sponsor

Breakout Sponsors

Broude Smith Jennings & McGlingchey PC