Mike Austin

Mike Austin

Born and raised in Arlington, TX. Mike has been married to his wonderful wife Nicky for 24 years and they are the co-owners of Austin Realty Consultants, a local real estate brokerage serving the DFW area. Mike and Nicky are parents to two children…Ben, a sophomore at Texas A&M University and Ella, a freshman at the University of Oklahoma. Mike is active in many groups within Arlington and the Arlington ISD as well as serving on boards for the AWARE Foundation, THAM, City of Arlington, and Gospel City Church. Mike is in his 9th year serving on the Arlington Margarita Board.

DrCody Bauer

Dr Cody Bauer

I grew up in Mansfield where my father has been a dentist for 43 years. I attended The Oakridge School for high school and graduated in 2000. I then went on to attend The University of Texas @ Austin and graduated in 2004. I decided to follow in my father’s footsteps and attended Baylor College of Dentistry, where I earned a DDS degree in 2009. While in dental school I married my wife, Stacy, and we moved back to Mansfield upon completion of dental school. We have lived in Mansfield since 2009 and have welcomed our 3 wonderful children, Blake 14, Tenley 12, and Noah 9. I have worked in a practice with my mother, Terri, and father, John, since 2009. I am a deacon at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, and I am an avid supporter for Mansfield YoungLife. I love being able to give back to the communties that have given me and my family so much!

Esteban Blanco

Esteban Blanco

Esteban was born and raised in San José, Costa Rica. He came to the United States as a musician in 1997 and says “I have been incredibly blessed to make this country my new home.” Esteban is the Chief Geek Officer of Blanco I.T. He is also a professional vocalist with a passion for travel, flying, history, plane spotting, cycling, golf and of course, spending time with his beautiful partner, Luz Elena.

Todd Boatman

Todd Boatman

A native Texan, Todd moved to Arlington in 2010 after meeting his sweet wife, Denise. He is a Director with Texas First Rentals and has been in the construction equipment rental industry for over 30 years. He has two daughters, Elizabeth and Victoria, and grand-daughter, Gemma.

Russell Brewster

Russell Brewster

Russell and his wife, Jackie, live in Pantego. He is the Operations Manager at their family owned business of Souther Equipment Sales, Inc in south Dallas. He and Jackie have two children, Kaitlin and Cooper. Russell also serves as the current Mayor of Pantego and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce.

Cole Carter

Cole Carter

Cole grew up in Arlington and attended Martin High School. He is an alumni of The University of Alabama, and works for Peyco Southwest Realty. He currently resides in Southwest Arlington with his wife Lauren, son Beckett, and daughter Adeline.

Paul Cary

Paul Cary

Paul is a native of Arlington, Texas. He is a CPA and a partner in Sutton Frost Cary LLP, a CPA firm in Arlington. He and his wife Angela live in Arlington with their daughter Madison.

Spencer Cearnal

Spencer Cearnal

Born at Arlington Memorial, attended school at Duff, Bailey and Arlington this community is what helped to shape the Cearnal Family making Arlington “home”. Spencer & Amy have 2 teenage boys Davis (15) and Payne (13) while owning/operating a residential Real Estate Brokerage, Front Real Estate Co. When not “Improving Lives Through Real Estate” Spencer & Amy are chasing the boys from one sports field to the other across the country. Each spend time volunteering throughout our city in so many organizations – Spencer even helped to create 100 Men Who Give A Damn Arlington. They attend Fielder Church as a family and you might be able to find Spencer on a golf course or around a billiard table from time to time

Travis Cope

Travis Cope

Travis is the Vice President and Regional Counsel for KB Home’s eastern US operations. A native fifth-generation Arlington resident and graduate of Arlington High School, class of ’92. Travis is married to Nina with children Braden, Arden and Brody.

Carl Cravens

Carl Cravens

Carl lives in Arlington with his wife, Lisa, and daughters, Mary Nelle and Edie and son, Coleman.

Robert Cronin

Robert Cronin

Rob Cronin is the COO of mma, inc. An Arlington based Civil Engineering, Planning and Landscape Architecture Consulting firm. A Boston native and US Navy Veteran; Rob and his family moved to Arlington in 2015. As a father to six (6) children, the ideal that a strong community is critical in growing strong families is what drives Rob to be engaged in the City of Arlington.

Don Duke

Don Duke

Don has been a long time Margarita Director and loves being part of this wonderful organization – a HUGE thanks to The Margarita Society, the many partygoers, sponsors and all who have made this such a special tradition!

Don joined Coble Cravens Financial Services in 1995, with a focus on health insurance and employee benefit plans and is proud to have served the business community for many years.

Over the years, Don has had the privilege of serving on various boards and committees including Arlington Museum of Art, Dental Health Arlington, Cancer Research Foundation of North Texas, Young Men for Arlington, Tarrant County College Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, The Oakridge School, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Tarrant County, The Arlington Police Foundation, The Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Arlington and Joni Wilson’s minion for the Arlington Holiday Lights Parade.

Don is blessed with a loving family – wife Cristy, daughter Olivia, and Archie, the guard dog/tennis ball catcher.

Jordan Foster

Jordan Foster

Jordan is President at Peyco Southwest Realty, a Commercial Real Estate Company located in South Arlington. He and his wife Catie have two children named Reid and Grace and currently reside in South Arlington.

Larry Fowler

Larry Fowler

Larry and his wife, Melody, live in Arlington. He is an Attorney with the Harris,Cook LLP law firm. He and Melody have one son, Brennan, who is a graduate of Martin High School and UTA. Larry is a past President of the Board of Directors of the River Legacy Foundation, the Board of Directors of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, a past Chairman of the City of Arlington Planning and Zoning Commission and the City of Arlington’s Volunteer of the Year in 2017 .

Paul Fulks

Paul Fulks

Paul Fulks is the heart and soul of 3Di Sign + Design. His vision and integrity have helped shape the success of numerous multi-million dollar companies. Paul looks at each prospective client’s business as if it were his own, envisioning more than a sign, but an entire marketing campaign and how his designs will attract the desired customers. With over 25 years of sign industry experience, Paul brings his creative genius as well as an uncanny engineering perspective to each client. This special talent has resulted in many national awards, including honors as a national finalist of Pillars of the Industry chosen by The National Architects and Developer Association. He has been recognized for several years in the magazine “Signs of The Times” for his winning designs. Paul was also invited to participate in the focus group for the re-design of The City of Arlington sign ordinance. Paul believes whole-heartedly that every business has both professional and community responsibilities. He is an avid supporter of several Arlington-based non-profits and serves on many boards, including The Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau, Vice President of Large Gifts for the Arlington Education Foundation, President of Dance Theatre Arlington, Board Member of the Friends of the Levitt Pavilion, and Director of the Arlington Margarita Ball. Paul also sponsors Miss Arlington, Miss Texas, Tailgate Education Foundation and is a Lifetime Member of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce since 1997. The respect Paul receives from his colleagues and City leaders has been well earned. Many comment on his extraordinary talent, honesty and hardworking ethics. “Details Matter” is one of Paul’s favorite sayings, and because of his strong belief in providing the best, his clients form lasting relationships with him and 3Di Sign + Design.

MIke Gerro

MIke Gerro

Mike is a native Texan, Born in Beaumont Texas, and he grew up in East and North East Texas, He has lived in Arlington since 1991. Mike has been with Frost Bank for the past 22 years and currently serves as the Market President for the Bank’s Arlington/Mansfield market. He began his banking career after graduation from Baylor University in 1985 with a BBA in Finance. He and his wife Becky live in Arlington.
Current and Past community activities include; The Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce, currently serving as the Chair of the Board of Directors, Arlington Police Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County, the Green Oaks School, Tarrant County Workforce Development Board, Roundup for Autism Board, former Board Member of the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Advisory Board, former Board Chair and Board Member of the Safehaven of Tarrant County, and former Board and Executive Committee Member of Girls Incorporated of Tarrant County.

Michael Grabowski

Michael Grabowski

Michael was born and raised in Arlington and an alumni of Martin High School. He graduated with a B.S. in Construction Engineering from Texas Tech University in 2013, and currently works as a Project Manager with McCarthy Building Companies. Michael currently resides in Arlington with his wife Shannon, a 5th teacher at The Oakridge School, his two children: Luke and Eva, and their two dogs: Chica and Charley.

Shane Griffin

Shane Griffin

Shane grew up in Arlington, Texas and is an alumni of Martin High School where he met his high school sweetheart, Alicia. They currently live in Fort Worth with their two sons, Easton and Sawyer.

After graduating from Texas A&M University, he has spent his career in commercial construction, with many projects completed across Arlington, including Medical City of Arlington, Globe Life Park, Globe Life Field and AT&T Stadium. He currently works as a Senior Project Manager for Hutcherson Construction in Arlington.

Mojy Haddad

Mojy Haddad

Mojy Haddad, is the President, CEO and Co – founder of CHS Architects, Inc since it was founded in 1984, providing architectural services for commercial projects ranging from Midrise Office buildings, Mixed Use Developments and Shopping centers to Hospitality projects and municipal work. He is a registered Architect in Texas, California, Florida, New York, Hawaii and several other states. In addition to his local and national architectural experience, Haddad has designed projects in Japan, Australia, Europe and Mexico. He is also the president and CEO of an affiliated commercial development company, Oakhollow Group, which develops, acquires and manages high quality commercial projects. Haddad holds three degrees from The University of Texas at Arlington; a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Master’s Degree in Architecture and Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning. Haddad has resided in Arlington since 1974 and is very active in the community and civic organizations. In recent years, he has served, in various capacities, on numerous boards and commissions throughout his career including: Board of Directors of Super Bowl Host Committee; Chairman of the Arlington Chamber Foundation; President of the Arlington Sports Authority; Chairman of the Arlington Planning and Zoning Commission, Chairman of the Board of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of a joint committee of Arlington Chamber and the City for the re-write of the Arlington Zoning Ordinance and Design Standards, UT Arlington Development Board, UT Arlington School of Architecture Advisory Board. Haddad has been the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni of the Year, from UT Arlington school of Architecture and YMA (Young Men of Arlington) Award for community service. He has also received other professional awards including American Institute of Architects design awards, Mayor’s award for design excellence and “Best Preservation/ Adaptive Reuse” from downtown Fort Worth, Inc. Haddad and his wife Julia were also awarded the Ceicil Mayfield Torch of Hope Award by the North Texas Cancer Research Foundation. He currently serves on: NTTA Board of Directors, appointed by Tarrant County Judge and Commissioners; Arlington Chamber Executive Board; Arlington Foundation Board; Arlington Chamber Board; Arlington Police Foundation Advisory Board; Children’s Toys Inc (Arlington Margarita Ball Society); Rotary Club of Arlington (Paul Harris Fellow); Worthington National Bank Founding Board Member and organizer; and Board of directors at RTC (Regional Transportation Council). In 2014, Haddad was appointed by Governor Abbott to serve on the Gubernatorial Inauguration Board.

Cheyenne Haddad

Cheyenne Haddad

Cameron Haddad

Cameron Haddad

Cameron Haddad is from Arlington, Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a commercial real estate agent for Vision Commercial Real Estate and specializes in retail and office. He started his career in the greater Arlington area and continues to operate in his home market. Cameron has served as member and President of Young Men for Arlington. Cameron lives in North Arlington with his wife Amy and daughter Siena. He is a devout Cowboys fan and a Fantasy Football champion.

Christian Hibbs

Christian Hibbs

Christian Hibbs is SVP of Commercial Real Estate with Frost Bank, partnering with builders, developers and investors in North Texas, to service their real estate lending needs. Christian was born and raised in Arlington and remains actively involved in the community. In addition to being a Director of the Arlington Margarita Society, Christian is actively involved with the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth, ULI and CREW Fort Worth. Christian is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, earning a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in 2012. In addition to his undergraduate degree, in 2015 he completed the ABA National Commercial Lending School at SMU and in 2019 completed his MBA with a concentration in Real Estate and Finance at the University of Texas at Arlington. Christian and his wife Haley live in Aledo with their son Chandler and dog Ralphie.

John Hibbs

John Hibbs

Married 36yrs to my lovely spouse Mary, we have three great kids Christian 32, Jaimie 30 and Erin 25. I have spent 35 years in the Eye Care Industry. Currently serving as Vice President of Commercial Sales for Contamac US. Other honors include serving on the Contact Lens Manufactures Board of Directors, 9 yrs on the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees, current Chairman of the Arlington Margarita Society and several other Community Charitable Committees. Interests include working with Youth Sports, Golf, Travel and Church leadership.

Derric Hicks

Derric Hicks

Derric has been a resident of Arlington since 1978. He has been married to his amazing wife Kelsey for over 10 years. Derric is a graduate of Martin High School and Dallas Baptist University. Kelsey is a local real estate agent serving Arlington and surrounding areas. Derric owns several successful companies. Car Delivery Network has its US headquarters in Pantego, TX, and its UK headquarters in Thame, just outside London. CDN builds software that serves the automotive industry. Derric also just acquired a local Irrigation and Landscaping company, Xquisite Irrigation and Landscaping. Derric is deeply passionate about his 510(c)3 non-profit, One World Sports Association. OWSA uses sports to build relationships and bring cultures together all over the world. Derric is also very involved at Lake Church, formerly Lake Arlington Baptist Church. Derric and Kelsey have 4 kids, Peyton, Savannah, Clayton, and Cooper.

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