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Southwest Area Council

Southwest Area Council

It is the mission of the Fort Worth Chamber’s Area councils to enhance their respective geographical area by focusing on promotion of business, education and community.   The primary goals of each Area Council Board will be to identify, inform and promote the interests of their membership within the boundaries of their Area Council and within the overall program and policies of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

The Southwest Area – where historic, stately structures remain and businesses churn – is home to an eclectic, multi-cultural population and an equally diverse business community. It includes the thriving hospital district and the nationally renowned Fort Worth Zoo, along with several manufacturing and distribution facilities along the I-35 corridor. During the past decade, the near south area has seen a strong revitalization of mixed housing, commercial, and industrial property.  The Southwest Area also features Hulen Mall and Mira Vista golf course and neighborhood. Prestiguous private school educations are available here, at institutions such as Country Day and Trinity Valley. Finally, with Texas Christian University. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Tarrant County College South Campus, it is a hotbed of higher education offerings.

The Chisholm Trail Parkway, a 27.6-mile toll road extending from downtown Fort Worth south to Cleburne, was an idea more than 50 years in the making. Now it connects drivers to their destination faster, safer and easier.

In the Spotlight

Amir Mirzadeh is a native of Fort Worth, Texas.  He attended Baylor University and double majored in Economics and Management.  He graduated Baylor in 2010.  Later, he attended The University of Texas at Arlington where he graduated with his MBA in 2014. Amir began his banking career in 2005 with Summit Bank. He has been with Frost Bank since 2010, after graduating from Baylor, and is currently an Assistant Vice President at the Alta Mesa location. His responsibilities include managing relationships for commercial and industrial clients. 

Amir has served on boards and participated with many different organizations, including Junior Achievement, The Salvation Army, Meals on Wheels, and is a member of the Rotary Club of Western Fort Worth.  He has been involved with the Fort Worth Chamber since 2013 and is currently the Chair of the Southwest Area Council.

Information

Many Southwest Area Council businesses are participating in Stay-in-School Initiatives. Click here to see how your colleagues are helping kids graduate and be productive citizens and employees.

Sponsor School - South Hills High School

Current Board Members

 SWAC Photos

For more information contact:
Brittany Bates Brookens
Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
817-338-3311