The IEC Fort Worth/Tarrant County Chapter, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, will host an Apprenticeship Open House on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 as part of the Department of Labor’s Annual National Apprenticeship Week. It will be held at the Fort Worth Chapter office from 3:00 – 4:30 pm.
Thursday, 06 October 2016 14:17

IEC Welcomes New Executive Vice President/CEO

IEC welcomes Spenser Villwock, MNM, CAE, as executive Vice President/CEO. Villwock exhibited outstanding leadership and knowledge of IEC during his six-month tenure as IEC’s Interim CEO. He Brings over two decades of business leadership to IEC, including six years of game-changing leadership and greatly realized success in the IEC network.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 14:11

JMEG Finalist in IEC/CNA Safety Contest

Congratulations to JMEG who has been selected as a finalist for the IEC/CNA Safety Award in Category 5. Finalists are invited to make a presentation at the 2016 IEC National Convention & EXPO.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 14:00

Humphrey & Associates Broken Clay Winners?

Randy Humphrey and Steve Humphrey, Jr. might not be winners of the Humphrey & Associates Broken Clay tournament held September 30th; because they have to wear these “artistic” hair styles for 10 days. However, the kids at Young Life are certainly winners! The 2016 event was held September 30th with more than 500 shooters and approximately $100,000 will be donated to the Young Life Ministry.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 13:56

President's Message

Nominating Committee will be meeting on October 18th. If you are interested in serving on the board of directors or on a committee, please let Marcie Funchess know at

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 18:02

Membership Directory Update

IEC is currently working on the 2017 IEC Membership Directory. Directory updates will be sent to all members on or before September 16, 2016. Please return your company listing update by October 7, 2016. Listing updates returned after this date will not be included in the 2017 issue.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 14:04

What are statistics on drug use?

Here is a chart from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health . Feel free to contact me for more information at

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 13:49

It’s Your Life

Don't Take a Chance - Valuation Methods for Buy-Sell Agreements. A Buy/Sell Agreement helps a business owner "lock in" a value for the business. The agreement does this by using a "valuation formula." The formula you use could mean the difference between receiving liquidation value or fair market value. Does your valuation formula lock in fair market value?

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 13:43

HR Question of the Month

An employee was stung by bees while working outside. The employee refused medical treatment, and the company submitted the workers' compensation claim as first aid only. The employee was given the rest of the day off with pay, and offered modified duty until they felt ready to go back. The employee...

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 13:37

Important Information From Federated Insurance

Natural disasters can occur anytime, anywhere and can detroy yearss of hard work in an instant. With proper planning, their impact on your livelihood can be minimized.

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