HCA, Inc. was founded in 1968
and was one of the nation’s first
hospital companies. The company
provides around 4 or 5 percent of
all medical care in the nation.
HCA North Texas has numerous
hospitals, imaging, and surgery
centers throughout the DFW area,
including the Denton Regional
Medical Center, the Medical
Center of Lewisville, and the
Medical City Dallas Hospital,
12. NAS Fort Worth JRB
Base: 1510 Chennault Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76127
The Naval Air Station Forth Worth
Joint Reserve Base was
established in 1994 as the first
Joint Reserve Base in the country.
It is made up of 40 separate
commands and its 11,350
personnel include active duty
military, Guardsmen, Reservists,
and civilian employees.
13. U.S. Postal Service
401 Dallas Fort Worth Turnpike
Dallas, TX 75260
In 1775, Benjamin Franklin
appointed the first Postmaster
General and the United States
Postal Service was born. USPS
has processed 160 billion pieces
of mail with 70,000 stores,
banks, and kiosks around the
country. The organization has the
largest civilian vehicle fleet in the
country, and delivers mail in rain,
sleet or snow.
14. Fort Worth ISD
10, 129 employees
Headquarters: 100 N. University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
The public school system of Fort
Worth was founded in 1882, and
today employs 10, 129 teachers
and staff. All hiring for the Fort Worth
ISD is done through their Human
Capital Management organization,
which can be found at
15. Kroger Co.
Local base: 1331 E. Airport Fwy.
Irving, TX 75062
Headquarters: Cincinnati, OH
Kroger is one of the largest retail
companies in the United States and
was ranked number 23 on the 2013
Fortune 500 List. Kroger operates
2,424 supermarkets, 786
convenience stores, 328 fine jewelry
stores, and 37 manufacturing plants.
There are 206 Kroger-owned
supermarkets in Texas, and 85 of
those are in the Dallas/Fort Worth
16. Texas Instruments Inc.
9, 100 employees
Headquarters: 12500 TI Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75243
Texas Instruments designs and
supplies semiconductors and digital
signal processing solutions for the
world market. Dallas is home to TI’s
American operations, which has
been on Fortune’s Most Admired
Companies List for 10 consecutive
17. Raytheon Company
Local base: 2501 W. University Dr.
McKinney, TX 75071
Headquarters: Waltham, MA
Established in 1922, Raytheon
achieved $25 billion in sales in
2011. The company provides a
broad range of mission support
systems, including state-of-the-art
electronics and mission systems
integration for customers around the
world. Raytheon employs 8,700
people in 7 different facilities in the
18. Target Corp.
Local base: 555 Republic Dr.
Plano, TX 75074
Headquarters: Minneapolis, MN
The first Target store opened in
1962, and in the very same year it
gained the nickname “Tar-zhay.” The
company has 1,778 stores in the
U.S. and 82 in Canada, supporting
361,000 employees. DiversityInc
Magazine ranked Target number 20
in its list of Top 50 Companies for
Diversity in 2013.
19. The United Parcel Service Inc.
Local base: 4240 International Pkwy.
Carrollton, TX 75007
Headquarters: Atlanta, GA
The United Postal Service began as
a messenger service in 1907, and
has grown into a global corporation
that services 2000 companies
around the world. 2012 revenue
was $54.1 billion, with a delivery
rate of around 16. 3 million
packages daily. Though