Expanding the Vision

Assuming the role of top decision maker for your company is a daunting task. LeaderPrime is a high-vision primer that provides an orientation to Fort Worth and its top leaders and prepares for quick, effective community engagement. LeaderPrime is an essential experience for those wishing to help shape Fort Worth’s future and gain access to an exclusive network of leaders who are doing the frontline work to keep our city one of the best places to live and do business.

LeaderPrime is facilitated by Kenneth Barr, former mayor of Fort Worth, and guided by a Steering Committee in addition to LFW staff.

2022 Leader Prime Steering Committee


The Community Trusteeship Competencies: Listen; Care; Lead


  • Offers extensive information on pertinent issues impacting the business environment
  • Provides connections to significant leaders and the roles they play
  • Opens doors for personal and professional community engagement
  • Offers opportunities to appreciate Fort Worth’s history, culture and current trends


Tuition for LeaderPrime 2023 is $4,000.00. Spouses or partners of LeaderPrime candidates may participate in the program for tuition of $2,500.00.


Program dates for LeaderPrime vary. Typically, the program is offered over a two month period in the spring.

For more information, please contact:
Shirley Martin
Program Director, LeaderPrime