2017 MetroTex Leadership Academy Grads to Shape the Association, Industry in an Era of Massive Growth for North Texas

If you’re not familiar with the MetroTex Leadership Academy graduates, you should be. They are the movers and shakers of North Texas real estate and they are shaping the future of the industry both in North Texas and nationwide. Designed to identify and develop future leaders for the Association, the Leadership Academy pushes members to become active in their communities, to get to know the legislative issues arising that impact homeowners, to become active in leadership roles within the Association and to become their best selves.

Leadership Academy students are expected to commit a significant amount of time and effort in the program; some participants go beyond the strict requirements to graduate with honors. These dedicated members embody the spirit of the Leadership Academy in a special way.
This year’s graduating class produced four amazing honors candidates. They’ve devoted hours to attend civic meetings, volunteer in our community, participated in MetroTex and TAR meetings, and read the words of respected business leaders, all while participating in the program and, oh by the way, running their businesses. 

So kudos to you, 2017 honors grads. You’ve accomplished a lot in 10 months! And congratulations to all of our 2017 MetroTex Leadership Academy graduates. We know you have a bright future ahead of you. 

There are 24 new graduates of the MetroTex Leadership Academy this year. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Shayla  Grimsley              Summa Cum Laude
Amy  Karns                      Summa Cum Laude
Sara Parker                      Summa Cum Laude
Patrick  Burke                 Magna Cum Laude
James Christie                Magna Cum Laude
Adrienne Kirby               Magna Cum Laude
Amanda  Mahoney         Magna Cum Laude
Sharon Cox                     Cum Laude
Ryan Cox    
Rick Davis    
Sandy Donsky    
James Farias    
Arden Fitzgerald    
George Hawkins    
Brady Hill    
Eve Holder    
Hillary Knauss    
Joshua Lopez    
Chad Meadors    
Misti Nicholson    
Mindy Oglesby-Niehaus    
Rupal Shah    
Carla  Whitefield