Governor Appoints Retired BNSF Exec to Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission

by | Aug 4, 2023

A retired BNSF executive has been appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission.

Fort Worth resident Roger Nober’s term is set to expire on Feb. 1, 2027.

Nober is a retired executive vice president of BNSF Railway and is a principal at Salten Point Consulting....

Gov. Abbott Taps Two Local Leaders to Help Bring New Businesses, Jobs to Texas
Arun Agarwal, CEO of Dallas home textile company Nextt, and Katie Farmer, president and CEO of Fort Worth-based railway giant BNSF, have been named to the Texas Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors. Along with seven other Texas execs tapped by Governor Abbott, they will market Texas across the U.S. and abroad as a place to relocate a business and create new jobs.
Texan by Nature CEO Says ‘The Future Is Innovation.’ Here’s Why Today Is Our Slowest Day
by | Dec 16, 2021
The nonprofit is uniting industry and conservation as we move faster and faster towards progress.

How do we radically shape the future? In November, the Laura Bush-founded Texan by Nature hosted a conservation summit to tackle the topic. CEO Joni Carswell urged an audience of innovators, collaborators, and changemakers to “Ask yourself ‘what if?’ Do something different and new and more.”

Here are takeaways.
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2021 TxN 20: Meet the Industry Leaders Pushing the Envelope for Conservation and Sustainability in Texas
by | Dec 16, 2021
Texan by Nature, a nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, named 20 “innovators, collaborators, and changemakers” to its 2021 TxN 20. The honorees—selected after independent research on more than 2000 Texas' publicly traded and private companies—span 12 industry sectors.

Among them are several Dallas-Fort Worth companies.
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New Fort Worth Chamber VP’s Focus: Small Business, Entrepreneur Support

by | Mar 20, 2018
Jarred Howard will establish the Start-Up Fort Worth Foundation; work with the city on incubators and innovation labs; and develop free entrepreneur and small business support services.
3 Things: This Railroad’s Been Workin’ on Drone Rules
by | Sep 1, 2016
BNSF Railway is helping the Federal Aviation Administration navigate new commercial drone rules.