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Business in Fort Bend September 2017 Business in Fort Bend September 2017

Aliana Opens New Model Homes
Aliana, recently announced as Houston’s No. 2 selling community by RCLCO, has opened two new model homes by J. Patrick Homes and Perry Homes, both on 65-foot homesites. As the …

Business in Fort Bend August 2017 Business in Fort Bend August 2017

The master-planned community of Cane Island has been named one of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States by Where to Retire Magazine.
CANE ISLAND LAUDED AS ONE OF NATION’S BEST FOR RETIREES
The master-planned …

Business in Fort Bend July 2017 Business in Fort Bend July 2017

HUDSON PRODUCTS EXPANSION TO ADD 150 FORT BEND JOBS
The Fort Bend County Commissioners Court along with the State of Texas have approved a number of incentives that will see Hudson Products bring 150 new jobs …

Business in Fort Bend June 2017 Business in Fort Bend June 2017

RECORD-BREAKING SALES SPROUT NEW NEIGHBORHOODS IN HARVEST GREEN
New neighborhoods are sprouting up in Harvest Green as 254 homesites will be relased in response to record-breaking home sales. The Fort Bend community will release the first …

Business in Fort Bend May 2017 Business in Fort Bend May 2017

 
JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT CORP. PROMOTES GOFF, SMITH; JOHNSON REMAINS CHAIRMAN AND CEO
Johnson Development Corp. has announced the promotion of Doug Goff and Michael J. Smith to co-presidents of the Company, a milestone achievement for two key …

Business in Fort Bend April 2017 Business in Fort Bend April 2017

CLEMENTS TEACHER SELECTED LOCAL PHYSTEC TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Clements High School physics teacher Geoffrey Hart was recently named University of Houston’s Local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year. This award recognizes Hart as an exemplary …

Business in Fort Bend March 2017 Business in Fort Bend March 2017

CENTRAL FORT BEND CHAMBER WELCOMES SHERWIN-WILLIAMS
The Central Fort Bend Chamber welcomed Sherwin-Williams to its newest store in Fort Bend County, located at 20400 Southwest Freeway in Richmond. Staff and guests took part in the …

Business in Fort Bend February 2017 Business in Fort Bend February 2017

FBISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAMES NEW CAMPUS, DISTRICT LEADERS
During the Dec. 12 Regular Board Meeting, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees named new leaders. Rodney Chant is the new director of athletics; Damian …

Business in Fort Bend January 2017 Business in Fort Bend January 2017

FBISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR LAKE OLYMPIA MIDDLE SCHOOL
The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees has approved Janis Longmire as principal of Lake Olympia Middle School. She will replace Deirdre Holloway, who …

Business in Fort Bend December 2016 Business in Fort Bend December 2016

HMSL HOSPITAL FIRST TO OFFER INNOVATIVE BIOTHERAPY
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is the first in Fort Bend County to use an innovative biotherapy involving fly larvae to save a patient’s infected limb that otherwise …

Business in Fort Bend November 2016 Business in Fort Bend November 2016

MISSOURI CITY PD WINS COMPETI­TIVE GRANT FOR AUTO LICENSE-PLATE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE
The Missouri City Police Department has earned a $59,255 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Formula Grant from the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of …

Business in Fort Bend October 2016 Business in Fort Bend October 2016

JOE RODRIGUEZ NAMED FORT BEND ISD ASST. SUPERINTENDENT
Dr. Joe Rodriguez has been named an assistant superintendent in Fort Bend ISD. He replaces Dr. Mark Foust, who is currently in his new role as the …

Business in Fort Bend September 2016 Business in Fort Bend September 2016

HOUSTON METHODIST SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL IMPLEMENTS INTENSIVISTS PROGRAM
Houston Methodist Sugar Land is the only hospital in Fort Bend County to implement an innovative program that places critical care physicians, also known as intensivists, in …

Business in Fort Bend August 2016 Business in Fort Bend August 2016

HOUSTON METHODIST SUGAR LAND NEUROLOGY ASSOCIATES WELCOMES RONY NINAN, M.D.
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Neurology Associates welcomes Rony Ninan, M.D., to the practice, effective July 11.
Ninan joins the practice from the University of Texas Health Science …

Business in Fort Bend July 2016 Business in Fort Bend July 2016

‹Johnson Development Names Christen Johnson Head Of Marketing
Johnson Development Corp. has named Christen Johnson Senior Vice President of Marketing. Johnson is a 15-year employee of Johnson Development, and in addition to continuing to handle the …

Business in Fort Bend June 2016 Business in Fort Bend June 2016

MEMORIAL HERMANN PHYSICIAN NETWORK APPOINTS NEW PHYSICIAN-IN-CHIEF
Memorial Hermann Health System has announced the appointment of Nishant “Shaun” Anand, MD, FACEP, as Physician-in-Chief for MHMD, the Memorial Hermann Physician Network, effective in June.
Anand most recently served …

Fort Bend County’s Ratings and Statistics Reflect its Thriving Economy Fort Bend County’s Ratings and Statistics Reflect its Thriving Economy

The Numbers Are Good For Residents, Businesses And New Ventures
Fort Bend County has been thriving over the past few years. It consistently serves as a leader in various economic and other important metrics. Fort Bend’s …

Business in Fort Bend May 2016 Business in Fort Bend May 2016

‹Texas Children’s Pediatrics Missouri City Welcomes Dr. Dean Gmoser
Board-certified pediatrician Dean Gmoser, M.D. recently joined the Texas Children’s Pediatrics Missouri City practice at 5819 Highway 6 South, Suite 300, Missouri City. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Gmoser …

Business in Fort Bend April 2016 Business in Fort Bend April 2016

THOMPSON TO LEAD NEWEST LAMAR CISD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary No. 24 in Lamar CISD is still without an official name, but the school now has its first principal. Tom Thompson was announced as the new principal …

Business in Fort Bend March 2016 Business in Fort Bend March 2016

SUGAR LAND EXECUTIVES ELECTED TO SOTX’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
City of Sugar Land’s First Assistant City Manager Steve Griffith (Sugar Land) has been re-elected an officer on Special Olympics Texas’ (SOTX) board of directors. He will …

Business in Fort Bend February 2016 Business in Fort Bend February 2016

‹ Semmler to Lead Lehman Junior High – Mike Semmler will be the first principal at Lehman Junior High.
Lehman JH will open in August 2016 located next to Fulshear High School. The junior high school will …

Business in Fort Bend January 2016 Business in Fort Bend January 2016

SMART FINANCIAL CENTRE AT SUGAR LAND
ACE SL, LLC (ACE) and the City of Sugar Land have partnered to develop the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, the region’s first state-of-the-art, indoor performance venue. The …

Business in Fort Bend Dec 2015 Business in Fort Bend Dec 2015

MEMORIAL HERMANN HEALTH SYSTEM PRESIDENT & CEO ANNOUNCES INTENT TO RETIRE
As part of a long-term succession plan implemented more than a year ago, Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of the Memorial Hermann Health System announced …

Business in Fort Bend Nov 2015 Business in Fort Bend Nov 2015

McPherson Named UH Sugar Land Interim Associate Provost, Academic Affairs & Operation
Paula Myrick Short, University of Houston senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, has named Dr. Robert McPherson as the interim associate provost, …

Business in Fort Bend Oct 2015 Business in Fort Bend Oct 2015

FORT BEND ISD EDUCATOR SERVES AS ASSOCIATION STATE PRESIDENT
Eddie Damian, talent management senior consultant in Fort Bend ISD’s Human Resources Department, will serve as President for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). Damian …

Business in Fort Bend September 2015 Business in Fort Bend September 2015

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Fort Bend Christian Academy Announces New Administrators
Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) has announced the selection of Craig Bouvier as the high school principal. Bouvier has extensive experience as a head of school, middle and high …

Business in Fort Bend Aug 2015 Business in Fort Bend Aug 2015

 JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT HIRES ADDITIONAL MARKETING DIRECTOR
The Johnson Development Corp., a Houston-based, award-winning residential and commercial land development company, has added Tori Torres to its marketing team. Torres is responsible for marketing efforts in the master-planned …

Business in Fort Bend Jul 2015 Business in Fort Bend Jul 2015

‹Neuroscience And Spine Center Helps Missouri City Man Walk Again
The weakness in Aaron Sammut’s legs had progressed so rapidly that he could no longer walk. By the time the 64-year-old Missouri City resident made an …