ARTURO CRUZ

ARTURO CRUZ

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen.” —Michael Jordan Arturo is the kind of person who makes things happen. While there were plenty of times in his life that he could have succumbed to challenges and settled for a...
MELISSA BELL, MCLEAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION

MELISSA BELL, MCLEAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION

Growing up on a farm in Church Hill, TN, Melissa Bell came to love the early morning hours. Waking before the sun rose was a common element of life on the farm; rather than resisting it, Melissa reveled in those precious times before dawn. “I believe this is where I...
TONY FERNANDEZ-SARDINA, Rn HomeTech

TONY FERNANDEZ-SARDINA, Rn HomeTech

Tony Fernandez-Sardina was raised to believe in the Golden Rule — do unto others as you would have others do unto you. He was brought up to hold the conviction that every human being has a moral obligation to help others. “Not only for their benefit but because it...
KRISTIN FRANCIS

KRISTIN FRANCIS

In her early 20s, Kristin Francis, with Keller Williams Realty, was just getting her professional life off the ground. She supported herself financially by 17, and by 19, she had landed a steady job as a government marketing contractor. One day, one of Kristin’s...