Name: Austin Butler
Where do you work? Austin Butler Construction
What’s your job title/what do you do? Owner. We specialize in custom homes and remodels.
Where are you from? Tyler, TX
If you’re not from Abilene, how long have you lived in the area and what brought you here? My family moved here four years ago from McKinney. We were wanting to come to a smaller town to get out of the Dallas traffic.
What is your favorite thing about living in the Big Country? The community involvement and lack of traffic!!
What do you do in your free time? Gardening, tennis, wrangle 3 boys
Do you serve on any boards in the community or participate in any other groups? If so, what do you enjoy about your participation?: My wife and I lead a Sunday school class at our church for young adults. They are a very dynamic group and we enjoy having them to our house for game nights and dinners. I serve on the Abilene A&M Club board and the Abilene Preservation League board. I grew up in a historic house in Tyler and enjoy seeing old structures with new life poured into them without losing the character and style.
What’s something you’re passionate about and why? Uniquely designed residences and living spaces. I really enjoy working with Architects and Interior Designers to bring their visions to life. The details matter!!
Share a fun fact about yourself other AYP Members might not know! I am a Big Country Master Gardener.