Young Professional of the Year

The Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes YPs who are trailblazing a path forward in Fort Worth. The recipient of this award exemplifies leadership in their industry, organization, and/or community. The award is presented annually at the Fort Worth Chamber’s YP Summit.
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Application deadline: Friday, July 5, 2024 @ 5:30 PM


2023 Award Recipient
Ty Stimpson
Partner, Varghese Summersett PLLC
Ty Stimpson, Partner at Varghese Summersett Injury Law Group, holds a Master of Law in International and Comparative Sports Law from St. John’s University School of Law, a Juris Doctor Degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration and Marketing from Baylor University.

Stimpson's commitment to community service shines through his active engagement on numerous boards and his role as a member of various organizations. Ty's exceptional achievements have garnered him a collection of prestigious awards and recognitions, including LeaderPrime’s class of 2023, LeadershipSBOT, State Bar of Texas’ class of 2022-2023, Legend in the Making for Law, Beta Tau Lambda Charitable Foundation and the Beta Tau Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Top Attorney for Fort Worth Magazine, Top Attorney for 360 West Magazine, Top 40 Under 40 for National Trial Lawyer.
2022 Award Recipient
Renee Tuazon
Oncor Electric Delivery Company
Renee manages capital facilities projects, including the construction of new service centers and major facility remodels for Oncor Electric. She is a member of the Red Shoe Society and serves as co-chair for the Education Committee for the Asian American Pacific Islander Employee Resource Group at Oncor. Renee holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Texas.

As the award recipient Renee will join Leadership Fort Worth’s LeadingEdge program in 2023.
2021 Award Recipient
Julia Zellers
Associate Wealth Strategist
The Northern Trust Company
Julia coordinates and supports all business development activity in Fort Worth and the West Texas region for Northern Trust. This year she earned her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP ®) designation and was recently promoted to Regional Director of Goals Driven Wealth Management. Julia is involved in the Junior League of Fort Worth, the Bass Hall Young Patrons Club, TCU Alumni Association, and the Women’s Health Council of the Baylor Scott and White All Saints Health Foundation to name a few.

As the award recipient Julia will join Leadership Fort Worth’s LeadingEdge program in 2022.
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