This article appeared in a September 2016 issue of the student newsletter.
“The excitement is palpable,” exclaimed Bruce Bradford, emcee of the morning’s events (and president and CEO of the North Texas Chamber of Commerce).
Wearing a big smile and a nicely pressed suit, Bradford addressed a crowd of approximately 200 Dallasites seated at the Communities Foundation of Texas building. The room listened intently. Executive-level staff and administrators from some of Dallas’ biggest companies — names like AT&T, American Airlines, Microsoft and Wells Fargo — had been waiting for this day.