Elected in 2011 as the 44th mayor of the town of Fort Worth, she went again in 2013 unopposed and was re-elected to another two-term year. Ahead of getting mayor, she went her own effective business for 17 years. She considered government support in 2000 when she received the election for Tarrant Region Tax Assessor. Furthermore to concentrating on advertising jobs, conditioning education, fighting criminal offense, and improving flexibility, she produced significant strides along the road toward her eyesight of a wholesome, involved and fiscally accountable Fort Worth. She’s been wedded to her spouse Tom, an insurance professional, for a lot more than 40 years and offers three adult kids, Kathryn, Phillip, and Paul. She’s three grandsons called Chappell, Cost, and Dalton. Both she and Lee Leffingwell possess offered as mayor in differing Tx cities.