Parker County Today January 2018 - Page 78

Charles Craig Swancy Craig Swancy is the Mayor of Weatherford best day ever? CS: Spending the whole day with my wife. PCT: What’s the best piece of advice you would give? CS: Pause and think first before you respond. PCT: What is the coolest thing you have ever done in your life? CS: Married my best friend. Zan Prince Zan Prince is a New York Life Insurance agent and the Chairwoman of Community Bank that includes First National Bank of Weatherford. She is also the Parker County Republican Chair PCT: How did you get into your occupation? CS: Elected. Previously eight years on the City Council, 35 years Weatherford Fire Department. PCT: What do you do to decompress? CS: Travel PCT: What is something people don’t know about you? CS: I am an Aviation Photographer. PCT: If you could have lunch with anyone in history, living or dead, who would it be? CS: Our first president, George Washington. 76 PCT: If you had to do another job other than what you’re doing, what would you do? CS: Audio Engineer. PCT: What is your impact to Parker County? CS: Relatively little. PCT: What is your definition of the PCT: What is something people don ’t know about you? ZP: I have always been shy and with- drawn. PCT: What would you most like to be remembered for? ZP: Loving Jesus and loving people! I hope that they remember that I cared about them when times were amaz- ing and when they were horrific, that I was a faithful friend. PCT: If you could have lunch with anyone in history, living or dead, who would it be? ZP: Grandma and PaPa Sharp! PCT: If you had to do another job other than what you’re doing, what would you do? ZP: I have the best job ever, so that’s really hard. I might spend all of my time campaigning for the best candi- dates to lead our city, county, state and country. PCT: What is your favorite novel? CS: Gone With The Wind. PCT: What would you most like to be remembered for? CS: Helping others. PCT: What do you do to decompress? ZP: I hang out with friends and fami- ly; hopefully that includes good food and robust dialogue about all kinds of issues. PCT: How did you get into your occupation? ZP: I became an agent for New York Life after much encouragement from friends in the insurance business that thought I would be successful as an agent. I got involved with the banks to “learn the lingo,” as my dad used to say, so that I would be prepared to lead our family bank group when something happened to him. PCT: What is your favorite novel? ZP: Every day, I read the Bible in my quiet time. As for novels, I like novels by John Grisham or Patricia Cornwell; [it] usually involves a trial or a hunt for a murderer. PCT: What is your impact to Parker County? ZP: I hope that I do my part to make Parker County a better place to live and work, that we walk hand-in-hand with friends and neighbors to make a positive difference in the lives of people that need a word of encour- agement, a hug, or a real hand up in times of need. PCT: What is your definition of the best day ever? ZP: My best is doing the next right thing in obedience to the convic- tion of the Lord. Brother Lee Brewer encouraged us to read a book, The 10 Second Rule, that calls on believ- ers to do what we’re called to do in 10 seconds, and I try to follow that rule. PCT: What’s the best piece of advice you would give? Continued on page 87