Arbor was started by Brian Macuga in 2009. He is originally from Michigan, but grew up in Texas, Connecticut, California, and New Mexico and has an appreciation for our country’s different architectural styles. Brian has his Bachelor’s degree from University of Michigan and has 27 years in the industry. In his spare time, Brian spends time with his family, enjoys seeing live music, fishing and working with his hands.
Tish Macuga is co-owner and works on Marketing for Arbor. Tish is originally from Michigan, where she attended the University of Michigan. Tish and Brian have five children, who are very active in their schools and in sports. Playing tennis is Tish’s favorite thing to do in her spare time. She is an active volunteer in the schools and at St Gabriel Catholic Church.
Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Our Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Jeff Jernigan, is originally from the Dakotas but has been in Charlotte since 2013. He started his career in Infrastructure Engineering but has been focusing on land development and residential construction for the last 10 years. Jeff’s hobbies include golf, motocross and hockey, and he enjoys spending his free time with his wife and son.
Our Purchasing Manager, Johnny Propst, has been in the construction industry for 22 years. He is originally from Zionsville, and attended Wilkes Community College BLET. Johnny enjoys riding motorcycles, fishing and spending time with family, he has been with Arbor Construction since 2012.
Legal Counsel and Contracts Administrator
David McAdams studied at Vanderbilt University and University of Alabama receiving a BS and law degree respectively. He has worked both as a civil litigator in NYC and as a project manager for healthcare software implementation. David enjoys running, traveling and watching sports in his spare time.
Cathy Foster is Arbor’s comptroller. She is a Charlotte native with 24 years financial experience in the manufacturing industry. In her free time Cathy enjoys hiking, gardening and birding.
Jyl Penrod is originally from Utah where she studied Interior Design and Technical Sales at Weber State University. She has been in the home building and renovation industry since 2006. Jyl enjoys hiking, yoga, concerts and sporting events. She likes to check out new restaurants around Charlotte.
Brian Macuga, Jr. is from Charlotte and is a graduate of Charlotte Catholic and Butler University where he earned a degree in Finance. He has worked for Arbor since 2015 when he worked summers in the field. Brian enjoys playing piano and disc golf in his spare time.
Project Manager, Micah Alger is originally from Franklin, North Carolina. Since he was a young kid he was learning the industry from his dad who had his own remodeling company. More recently he ran his own business focusing on bathroom and kitchen renovations. In his free time Micah enjoys the outdoors, camping and off-roading. Currently he and his wife have three golden doodle dogs, but they are hoping to start a family soon.
Caroline Bates has been in financial work for 28 years. In her spare time Caroline enjoys horseback riding, golf, hiking and spending time with family and friends. Caroline is originally from NY, but grew up in Chicago and has two children. She has lived in the south for 8 years.
Brooke McReynolds grew up in Mooresville. She studied Interior Design at Savannah College of Art and Design where she received her bachelors and masters degrees. Brooke has worked in residential Interior Design for 10 years and owned her own business. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and son, as well as exercising and relaxing on the lake with friends.
Tate Macuga is a graduate of Charlotte Catholic High School, and has worked for Arbor for three summers. He attends the University of South Carolina where he studies Economics. Tate enjoys playing guitar and writing music in his spare time.
Molly Macuga is a rising sophomore at Charlotte Catholic where she plays tennis and lacrosse. In her free time she likes to read, bake and workout.