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Chamber honors Paul Andrews, founder and CEO of TTI, Inc., with Halsey Award

Posted on: 09/29/2020

FORT WORTH, TX - Paul Andrews, founder and CEO of TTI, Inc., was honored with the annual Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Susan Halsey Executive Leadership Award at the Chamber’s 138th Annual Meeting on September 29. The annual meeting took place virtually on Hopin due to current recommendations on in-person events.

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The award, named after the late Susan Halsey who served as chairman of the Chamber in 2013, honors leadership excellence in business in the Fort Worth metropolitan area. It recognizes presidents, principals or chief executive officers for devoting time and energy to strengthen and transform the organization they lead. The award was created to honor Susan Halsey, a formidable Fort Worth attorney and businesswoman, who passed away in December 2014. She was the managing partner of Jackson Walker LLP.

“In his 50 years at the helm, Paul Andrews’ vision for TTI has led to extraordinary growth,” said Martin Noto, chairman of the Chamber. “TTI’s culture is deeply rooted in the core values Andrews established early on. These principles provide the infrastructure for the company to be the most preferred electronics distributor for their customers and suppliers.”

“I am incredibly honored to be recognized by the Fort Worth Chamber to receive the distinguished Susan Halsey Leadership Award for 2020,” said Andrews, “In looking at the list of past recipients, I’m honored and humbled to be given a place among these respected and admired community leaders. Fort Worth is my hometown, my roots are here, which makes receiving this award all the more special to me.”

Nominees must demonstrate the ability to actively support advancement; create a vision and inspire others; establish a positive image for his or her business while leading it to higher levels of success; encourage innovation and risk-taking among employees; give back to the community, and mentor.

The Susan Halsey Executive Leadership Award is presented by Jackson Walker LLP.

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About Susan Halsey

Susan Halsey, a giant in Fort Worth’s legal, real estate and civic worlds, was known as a master of negotiation and diplomacy and a leader dedicated to extensive community service. Through her expertise and elegant spirit, she graciously advanced opportunities for women. In 2013, she was the second woman in the Chamber’s history to serve as board chairman. Halsey died in December 2014. She was a revered managing partner in the real estate section of the Jackson Walker law firm where she closed many high-dollar deals.

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, with 1,700 member businesses, is one of the largest chambers in the North Texas region. Through its core functions of business attraction and retention, talent development, small business and entrepreneur support, and government advocacy, the Chamber’s vision is to drive the Fort Worth region to be the most thriving, inviting community for all. Contact the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce at (817) 336-2491 or visit http://www.fortworthchamber.com/.

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