Staff Profile: James Rector

Staff Position:   HVAC Technician, Environment Management

Hometown:  Pasadena, Texas

How long have you been with Schreiner?  Since 2003.

Where were you prior? Owner of Airtech A/C & Heating, a local company. I sold the company and it's still in business today.

Favorite food:  Gumbo.

What do you like best about Schreiner University?
Working on a beautiful campus with great people, all providing the students of Schreiner with a great experience.

What do you like best about your position at Schreiner?  The diversity of task, from our main chiller plant and its control systems to the soft-serve ice cream machine. Every day there's a new challenge.

What Schreiner events do you enjoy?  All of them!

Favorite books:  "We Band of Brothers" by Stephen Ambrose - and The Bible

Favorite vacation spot:  Any lake in Texas ... fishing.

What do you like to do during your weekends?: Spend time with my two children and our Lab.

Is there any particular advice would you give to students?  Set your goals high and reach for them, stay focused, and know that life's fulfillment is not measured in monetary gain but in enjoying what you do everyday.  "Don't worry -- be Happy"