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Jim Shields invited to join Dallas Business Journal Leadership Trust

Updated: Mar 13, 2019

Dallas Business Journal Leadership Trust is an Invitation-Only Community for Top Business Decision Makers in North Texas

Dallas, March 12, 2019 — Jim Shields, CEO/Founder of The Shields Group, has been invited to join Dallas Business Journal Leadership Trust, ​an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in North Texas.

Jim was chosen for membership by the Dallas Business Journal Leadership Trust Selection Committee due to his experience, leadership and influence in the local business landscape and beyond. Jim is the Principal Attorney/Founder of Shields Legal Group and the CEO/Founder of The Shields Group. The Shields Group utilizes a full service law firm (Shields Legal Group) with a shared services engagement model that partners with private companies to grow and complete successful exit transactions, as well as preserve and transition family legacies.

“Dallas’s thriving business community is powered by leaders like Jim,” said Ollie Chandhok, president and publisher of Dallas Business Journal. “We’re honored to be creating a space where the region’s business influencers come together to increase their impact on the community, build their businesses and connect with and strengthen one another.”

As an invited member, Jim will contribute articles to the Dallas Business Journal website and participate alongside fellow members in Expert Panels. He will connect and collaborate with a vetted network of local leaders in a members-only directory and a private forum on the group’s mobile app. Jim will also benefit from leadership and business coaching, an Executive Profile on the Dallas Business Journal website, select partner discounts and services and ongoing support from the community’s concierge team.

The Dallas Business Journal Leadership Trust team is honored to welcome Jim to the community and looks forward to helping him elevate his personal brand, strengthen his circle of trusted advisors and position him to further impact the Dallas business community and beyond.

About Business Journals Leadership Trust

Dallas Business Journal​ Leadership Trust is a part of Business Journals Leadership Trust — a collective of invitation-only networks of influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in your community. Membership is based on an application and selection committee review. ​Benefits include private online forums, the ability to publish insights on, business and executive coaching and a dedicated concierge team. To learn more and find out if you qualify, visit


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