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The Strategic Mindset Conference

Find your seat at the table on September 15

Grand Hall at the NRH Centre | 8a - 4:30p

Conference is powered by Fort Worth Human Resources (FWHR) Association

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A Place For HR Leaders To Evolve

Learn from the best in the industry. For our 14th year, we have curated a lineup of six exceptional speakers, each an expert in their respective fields. Gain insights, tips, and strategies from visionary thought leaders who have successfully navigated the realms of strategic planning, critical thinking, influencing, negotiation, and leadership in today's landscape. We're here to empower HR leaders like you to embrace change, seize opportunities, and drive organizational success.

Your registration comes with 6.0 HRCI/SHRM recertification credits, networking opportunities with attendees and sponsors, swag, breakfast, lunch, and happy hour drink tickets.



Navigating the Future of Work:

Preparing for the Uncharted Landscape

8:25 - 9:25a | Ryan Frederick


Strategic HR: A Key to Success

9:30 - 10:30a | Mallory Herrin


Bolster Your Company's Cyber-Defense with This People-Centric Strategy

10:40 - 11:40a | Gary Tonniges Jr.


Transformational Agility in Managing Change

12:45 - 1:45p | Robert Rich


Getting Started with Workforce Analytics

1:50 - 2:50p | Jennifer Montgomery


Prevent Overload by Creating Margin

3:15 - 4:15p | Robert Hunt


ryan frederick

A strategist, technologist, speaker, financier, and author. He's a partner at AWH and a strategy guide with Simply Strategic and speaks frequently about new technology, the future of work, and strategy.

mallory herrin

CEO and Principal HR Consultant of HerrinHR. Named Top 5 Most Influential Women Leaders in HR. Certified coach and author of HR: A Revolution in Strategic Thinking

gary tonniges JR

Founder and CEO of Triquest Technologies. He is the 2023 President-elect of the TXCPA-Fort Worth. Gary is an expert in strategic technology solutions.

Robert rich

Award-winning HR executive with an entire career dedicated to the organizational culture space. He is the VP, Transformational Consulting and the Encompass Group

jennifer montogomery

Owner and lead consultant of Montogomery HR. Jenn has focused her career on Human Capital Management and Strategic Business Operations to help out effective business plans and processes in place

robert hunt

Owner of Renaissance Executive Forums Dallas, an international CEO peer group quipping business leaders with the skills needed to scale their professional and personal mountains.


2022 TSM Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors for their invaluable support in making this conference a success.

Interested in becoming a sponsor at the conference or future events? Visit our website or download our PDF of sponsorship packages.

Title Sponsor

TriQuest Technologies

As Fort Worth’s IT Solutions leader since 1997, TriQuest Technologies supports business customers in every industry – nonprofit, legal, arts and culture, construction, finance, engineering, professional service firms, and religious organizations.

Gold Sponsor

Imperative Information Group

A background investigations firm serving decision makers in need of consistently thorough, accurate, and reliable background investigations. Our clients make better employment, investment, and procurement decisions by relying on our due diligence services.

Corporate Sponsor

HUB Fort Worth

Since 1966, HUB Fort Worth have helped guide clients to make smart choices in an increasingly complicated world. We offer employee benefits as well as business, personal, financial & transportation insurance.

Gold Sponsor

HireUp Staffing

Our company's philosophy emphasizes the importance of people in our operations and considers them the key to our success. We aim to recruit individuals who share our values and possess qualities such as passion, integrity, and a sense of belonging to something greater.

Platinum Sponsor

PeepTek Solutions

PeepTek Solutions has teams of expert payroll and HR consultants who own processes, problems and solutions that enhance consistency and compliance, giving you the space to focus on people, strategy and growth of your business.

Lone Star Sponsor

Workplace Peace Institute

An organizational systems research firm that brings a holistic approach to organizational development. We support small to mid-sized businesses in optimizing employee engagement, maximizing organizational productivity, & improving profitability by infusing human security and dignity as foundational attributes of their business model.

2023 FWHR Board of Directors

About FWHR

Founded in 1966, we are a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the human resources profession through offering educational, networking and volunteer programs.

The association has 500+ members and represents the great Tarrant County and surrounding area's affiliate of SHRM.

Eight board members of the association are on the planning committee for The Strategic Mindset Conference.

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Mailing Address

4455 Camp Bowie Blvd. Ste 114 #832

Fort Worth, TX 76107

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Phone Number

(817) 576-0577