The Fort Worth Business Press held its annual Top 100 event Wednesday at River Crest Country Club, honoring local businesses and executives with a number of collective and individual awards.
The presenting sponsor was BKD CPAs and Advisors. Platinum sponsors were Xerox, D&M Leasing and American National Bank & Trust. Silver sponsors were Kimbell Art Museum and Southside Bank. Bronze sponsor was Teague Lumber. Supporting sponsors were United Way of Tarrant County and Rod Patrick Bootmakers.
About 200 community and business members attended the event.
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Jim Teague shares a laugh with Jack Rattikin III and his father.
Award recipients at Top 100
Business Press publisher Rich Connor kicks off Top 100 event
Rob Opitz of BKD CPAs & Advisors
Nine companies, including two 75 year old family businesses and one 100-year-old business were honored.
Among the awards presented were Top Public Company CEO, Top Private Commpany CEO, Top Nonprofit CEO and Top Organization CEO.
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Mary Martin Frazier, president and CEO of Hurst Euless Bedford Chamber of Commerce, was recognized as the Top Organization CEO.
Rattikin Title, now in it's 75 years in business, received the Legend Award.
Mouser Electronics CEO Glenn Smith receives the Top Public CEO award.
TD Smyers, president and CEO of United Way of Tarrant County, was recognized as the Top Nonprofit CEO.
George Popstefanov, founder of Koddi, was awarded the Top 100 Newcomer award.
Jeanette Wolfe receives Top 100 Fastest-Growing Business award on-behalf of her husband John Clay Wolfe.
ECi Software Solutions CEO Ron Books receives the Top Private CEO award
Tandy Leather wins the Century of Influence after 100 years in business in Fort Worth. Tina Castillo, Chief Financial Officer of Tandy Leather, receives the award on-behalf of CEO Janet Carr.
Jum Teague, owner of Teague Lumber Co., receives the Legend Award.
Top 100 was sponsored by BKD CPAs & Advisors and D&M Leasing.