Arlen grew up in the construction company working and learning part time and during summers, while attending high school and college. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 1980 with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration he returned to Brenham to with his father in the family business. As president his responsibilities include job costing and supervision, design, office administration and overseeing the general direction of the company.
While he enjoys all aspects of the construction business, Arlen finds his most rewarding work to be on larger projects and "architectural" or "one-of-a-kind" homes. Aside from his time during college, Arlen has also been a life-long resident of Brenham. He is very active in the community and serves in the following capacities:
* Bank of Brenham Board Member
* CIty of Brenham, Board Member on the Board of Adjustments and Appeals
* Maifest Board of Directors
Arlen and his wife, Heather, are very active and involved in their childrens' lives and activities. His oldest daughter, Shea, recently graduated from North Texas State University. Their son, Dillon, is attending Brenham Junior High School while their youngest daughter, Addie, attends Brenham Middle School. They have many activities going on throughout the year, so it is not uncommon for you to see Arlen coaching baseball, soccer, or football. Some of his favorites hobbies include playing golf, running, and hunting.