Thank you for joining the DRC for our inaugural State of the Workforce, presented by BGSF and Texas Mutual. Texas Workforce Commissioner and Chairman Bryan Daniel, and regional leaders discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the workforce and our economic recovery, as well as how to address local employment needs through innovation.

Watch video from the event and read a recap of the discussion from the DRC’s Michael Wood.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors, BGSF and Texas Mutual Insurance Co.; Gold Sponsor, Southwest Airlines; Silver Sponsors, Capital One Bank and Oncor; VIP Reception Sponsor, JPMorgan Chase & Co.; and VIP Attendee Sponsors, Simmons Bank, Texas Woman’s University, Toyota Motor North America, and UNT System.

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      • During the event, the DRC, The Commit Partnership, and Dallas Region business and community leaders also announced the launch of Dallas Thrives, a campaign that aims to double the rate of young adults in Dallas earning a living wage by 2040. Learn more at
      • Join the DRC and Texas Mutual for a series of virtual convenings to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on workforce needs and how industries can achieve economic recovery. Ahead of the event, the DRC will provide registrants with questions and topics to ensure a thorough and collaborative discussion for all participants. Learn more and register for the roundtable that aligns most closely to your industry.