President - Barrett Owens
Barrett Owens was appointed to the Board of Trustees in September 2019. In May 2021 he was elected to serve as President of the Board. Mr. Owens has lived in the Lovejoy district since 2005. He and his wife, Paige, have three children which currently attend Lovejoy schools. Mr. Owens owns and operates William Anthony Homes, a luxury custom builder and developer in the Lovejoy and north Collin County area and is Owner and President of Capacity Lending, LLC a residential mortgage lending company. Prior to William Anthony Homes and Capacity Lending, LLC, Mr Owens was a member of the board of directors and the Chief Lending Officer for First National Bank of Trenton, now Cap Tex Bank. Mr Owens has worked in Real Estate Construction, Finance and Development as well as investment management for over 20 years. Mr. Owens earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas.
In the community, Mr. Owens is a member of Chase Oaks Church. Mr. Owens is also active in youth sports and coaches baseball and softball with his son Cooper and daughters Jade and Macy.. He enjoys teaching kids the value of teamwork, sportsmanship, and the privilege of being able to participate in sports.
“It’s a privilege to serve Lovejoy and the amazing people that make up this community and school district” notes Mr. Owens. “This school district is special for many reasons and in many ways. I am excited to use my knowledge, wisdom and experience to help make it the best it can possibly be for our children. Lovejoy is turning out tomorrow’s leaders and our strategic initiatives and priorities continue to provide an environment of success. Our community leaders must stay focused and committed to ensure our students continue the legacy of success that has become Lovejoy” “One Heart One Lovejoy!”