2023 Spring Luncheon
Wednesday, April 12
11:30 am - 1 pm
River Crest Country Club
The Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS® presents its annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, April 12, from 11:30 am - 1 pm at River Crest Country Club. The program for this event will include our annual awards ceremony and a keynote from Robert Sturns, Director of Economic Development for the City of Fort Worth.
Tickets are $35.
Thank you to our sponsors, Champions School of Real Estate and Byers & Taylor.
ROBERT STURNS, EDFP
Director, Economic Development
City of Fort Worth
Robert Sturns has more than 25 years of experience holding leadership roles in municipal government, commercial real estate and banking operations, with the last 20 years negotiating terms and structuring deals for economic and community development programs in Texas. As a certified Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP), Mr. Sturns has received numerous awards and accolades for creative and successful business recruitment/retention and minority-owned business development efforts. By leveraging partnerships with public and private entities, he has been directly engaged in the announcement of over 31,000 jobs and $4.6 billion in new capital investment.
In his current role, he is responsible for the economic development program for the City of Fort Worth, including business attraction & retention, community revitalization, and small business/entrepreneurship development.
Mr. Sturns holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas Christian University and a Bachelor of Arts from Stephen F. Austin State University. In addition, he received a commission as an Officer in the United States Army Reserve where he served for 10 years and reached the rank of Captain. He is an alumnus of the ULI Real Estate Associate Program and the Harvard Kennedy School Leading Economic Growth Program.