Long Texas Tradition with ancestory back to 1833. Battle of San Jacinto, Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence. Family founded first Baptist Church in Texas.
Family moved to immediate area when I was 4 years old to join my grandfather's business. 43 years in immediate area
Family business is one of oldest in the area and oldest in Texas regarding industry
Parents led by example and instilled strong values in me at early age
Attended K-12 in Gorman Public School system where I enjoyed playing all sports including basketball, track, baseball and my passion was football
Purchased first commercial equipment at age 19, while attending McMurry
Graduated from McMurry University with BBA, concentration in Management.
My commercial equipment along, with a small industry scholarship that I was awarded among hundreds of applicants, financed my college education
Purchased home in 1989 at age 22, and have lived there for 25 years. 18 years in extraterritorial jurisdiction and was annexed into city in 2007
Married my soul mate at age 31. Been married 15 years.
Our only child, Rob, is now 8 years old and attends local Christian Academy. Enjoys hunting, soccer and football
28 years self- employment that works in association with family business
Family business is now in its 87th year
Most anyone can run a business when environment is "booming", it is when times are lean the true test occurs. I have managed my operations through multiple downturns and even recessions. I have been exposed to about any business decision imaginable
Lead our lives by Christian principles and have served on various church committees including pastor parish and finance. Taught Youth Sunday School and administered Vacation Bible School. I believe our nation was founded as a Christian nation
Previously elected and served as President and Treasurer for sizeable HOA