Lesley Dupre Selected as Forty Under Forty for Fort Worth Business Press’ 2023 Recipient Class

FORT WORTH, Texas – June 22, 2023 – Balcom Agency’s Lesley Dupre, senior account director and public relations specialist, has been chosen as a 40 Under 40 award winner by the city’s noted Fort Worth Business Press. Each year the publication selects honorees based on impact in their industry and the community.

Dupre joined Balcom in 2010 and has managed client teams and projects for the TCU Neeley School of Business, United Way of Tarrant County, Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation, Mrs. Renfro’s salsa and more. She is also a certified True Colors facilitator – a personality typing system designed to help participants improve in communicating – and serves as a subject matter expert for both public relations and social media at the agency.

A member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Dupre was the Greater Fort Worth chapter president in 2021, a challenging year during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has been heavily involved in local PRSA events and positions for many years, previously serving as director, vice president and treasurer.

“Lesley is an asset to the Balcom team and to our clients,” said Ashley Freer, principal at Balcom Agency. “We’re proud she’s been recognized as one of our city’s standouts and know that we’re fortunate to have her leading and strategizing on behalf of our clients.”

As a full-service agency, Balcom puts the power of “and” to work for brands, using expansive thinking to deliver exponential results. The agency combines powerful insight, creativity and technology to craft compelling stories that move brands forward.


Founded in 1993 in Fort Worth, Texas, and celebrating its 30th anniversary, Balcom represents clients in health care, food and beverage, retail, education, business services and beyond, including Cavender’s, Dairy MAX, Kubota Tractor Corporation, Mrs. Renfro's salsa, Norman Regional Health System, Sinclair Oil, Smith+Nephew (Advanced Wound Management) and the TCU Neeley School of Business. Balcom's experience in branding & advertising, web development & digital marketingfilm & video productionmedia planning & buyingPR & social media and consulting & training delivers omnichannel marketing that works – largely because of how well it works together. To learn more about the agency's award-winning work and talented team, visit BalcomAgency.com.

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