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Unlocking the Future of Transit and TOD - May 30

May 30, 2024 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

@River Crest Country Club

Join us for an enlivening conversation hosted by the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth about TEXRail and the success stories of transit-oriented development. Learn more about what the public in Fort Worth and Tarrant County is saying about rail and transit and their thoughts about where we go from here.


7:30 AM - Registration Opens

7:45 AM - Welcome and Breakfast

8:00 AM Keynote - Richard Andreski, President & CEO of Trinity Metro

8:20 AM - Fireside chat with panelists

9:00 AM - Q & A with the audience

9:30 AM - Networking & Departure



REC Members - $40

Non-Member Rate - $50



Richard Andreski

President and CEO
Trinity Metro

Richard Andreski has served as Trinity Metro’s President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2022. In this role, he focuses on delivering exceptional service and finding ways to bring additional value to the communities served by Trinity Metro. The agency provides bus, rail, paratransit, on-demand ridesharing, vanpool, and bike-sharing services throughout much of Tarrant County. Under Andreski’s leadership, Trinity Metro is laying the groundwork for an expanded transit system to support growth in Fort Worth, the nation’s 13th largest and fastest growing big city.

Andreski is motivated by a mission of public service and believes transit plays a critical role in communities by providing access to employment, education, and other opportunities, spurring economic development, and improving the quality of life. He keeps the customer experience at the heart of every investment decision.

Larry Auth

General Manager
Omni Fort Worth Hotel

Larry Auth is a seasoned hospitality veteran with more than 34 years of experience. He started his hospitality career with Marriott Hotels where he spent 17 years in various roles in operations, sales and marketing. He joined Omni Hotels & Resorts in 2007 as director of sales & marketing at Omni Fort Worth Hotel.  Shortly after, he was promoted to Area director of sales & marketing responsible for the DFW Omni properties.


In 2013, Auth was promoted to regional director of sales & marketing responsible for the strategic sales & marketing efforts of Omni’s resorts portfolio. In this role, he spearheaded key initiatives for the brand including elevating awareness about Omni’s golf portfolio as well as fine-tuning the brand’s spa operations to maximize revenue.


In March 2016, Auth transitioned back to hotel life to assume the role of General Manager at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel where he oversees the hotel, Trinity Food and Beverage for the Fort Worth Convention Center, and the condo partnership.  He sits on several board throughout the city in an effort to assist the city in continuing to prosper.  A graduate of the University of North Texas, Auth is married to Misti and together they have two grown children, Grace and Lane. They live in Aledo, outside of Fort Worth. Auth prefers a healthy lifestyle and loves to go to the gym and play sports.  In addition, he is co-owner of Game On Sports in Fort Worth where he spends most of his free time. 

Jeff Davis

Republic Title and the Trinity Metro Board of Directors

Greg Jordan

Chief Financial Officer
Trinity Metro

Greg Jordan joined Trinity Metro last July as Chief Financial Officer. He leads the finance department and oversees the financial operations, budget, real estate transactions and assists in charting a new future that includes innovations in operations, fare collection and long-term funding strategies for the agency.

His career in public service began 25 years ago with the City of Fort Worth where he focused primarily on finance and economic development. In 2015, Greg became CFO for the City of Grapevine. There he helped bring new attractions to town as well as Grapevine Main Station, TEXRail’s first transit-oriented development (TOD). Having worked on TOD while in Fort Worth as well as hotel and corporate economic development agreements, Greg brought an expanded perspective to the economic development program. His new role with Trinity Metro allows him to continue his focus on finance and transit-oriented development for his hometown, Fort Worth, and all of Tarrant County.

Greg earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in public administration from the University of Oklahoma and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Local Government Investment Cooperative (LOGIC) investment pool.

Jack Wierzenski

Assistant Vice President of Economic Development
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

Jack Wierzenski has worked for Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) since 1991. He is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to capture the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) opportunities and benefits around DART’s transit system. Mr. Wierzenski serves as DART’s primary point of contact with the development community and the 13 cities within its 700-square-mile service area to facilitate and implement transit-supportive development initiatives.

Mr. Wierzenski received a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Art’s degree in Geography and Political Science from the University of Minnesota. He has represented DART since 1997 on the MPACT, formerly Rail~Volution, Conference National Steering Committee; and has also been a member of the Urban Land Institute since 2001, where he has participated in several Advisory Service Panels and was past co-chair of the North Texas District TOD Product Council of which he is currently a member.


David Campbell

Vice President
Huitt-Zollars Inc.

David Campbell is an architect and vice president with Huitt-Zollars Inc., a full-service architectural and engineering firm located in Fort Worth. David is the Practice Area Leader for the Industrial Practice at Huitt-Zollars which includes working on transit-centric facilities. He is currently on the board of the Fort Worth Real Estate Council and is an avid transit enthusiast. David is a graduate of Roger Williams University in Rhode Island where he received a Bachelor of Architecture degree. David lives by the Rotary motto, Service Above Self, and enjoys working with The FW REC helping make Fort Worth better together. He recently celebrated his 28th anniversary with his wife Joanne and has 3 children, Zachary 27, Kennedy 25 and Alyssa 21.




Kelle Moulton



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