Local Male Movers & Shakers 13

Men of Influence Share Their Proudest Achievements and Ultimate Goals in Life

 

Randy Canivel, Director, Midwestern State University Flower Mound Campus

What is your proudest achievement thus far?  

My proudest accomplishment, at present time, is my career in higher education. Seeing the impact your leadership and teaching abilities have on those you teach is impactful—and lifelong!

What is your ultimate goal in life? 

My ultimate goal in life is to be the best husband, son, friend and professional. When I leave this earth, I would like to know that I impacted someone in a positive manner.

 

Jack Moore, CEO, Grassperson Lawn Care & Landscape

What is your proudest achievement thus far?    

I have worked hard to put myself in a position to invest in a growth-oriented company that prides itself on delivering great services to great customers by great customer-oriented team members.

What is your ultimate goal in life? 

My ultimate goal is to leave a legacy of being a good role model for my family, friends and business associates and leaving the world a bit better because of my efforts.

 

Jeffery Price, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch – Price & Associates

What is your proudest achievement thus far?

From the time I first started in the industry, I have had a driving passion to help my clients achieve stability and financial security to the best of my ability. I am very proud of the growth and development of my team here at Merrill Lynch, along with the impact we have made in our clients’ lives. It is so rewarding to see clients meet their financial goals.

What is your ultimate goal in life?

My ultimate goal is to serve others well and leave a legacy to my family and my community.

 

James Lawrence, Youth Director, Trietsch Memorial United Methodist Church

What is your proudest achievement thus far?

Over the last few years, I have served with Americorps through Project Transformation, graduated from UNT while working full-time, and spent a few years as a youth director. I am most proud of the way that I have learned how to manage my life so that relationships can be my priority in the midst of everything else.

What is your ultimate goal in life? 

My goal in life has always been to create community, wherever I am, that mirrors the love and care that God has shown in my life.

 

Tom Hayden, Mayor, Flower Mound

What is your proudest achievement thus far?

There are many things I am proud of doing as mayor, but what I feel the best about is the morale of the approximately 600 employees that work for Flower Mound has improved dramatically. That’s the thing that will impact our residents the most.

What is your ultimate goal in life?

My ultimate goal in life is, when I die, to go to heaven.

 

Spencer Turner, CEO, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Flower Mound

What is your proudest achievement thus far? 

Seeing my hospital win best place to work in the nation for the third time as awarded by Modern Healthcare magazine.

What is your ultimate goal in life? 

Just to be the best I can be professionally and personally. I am always trying to get better.