Our Team

  • Brian

    Owner

    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

    Marketing

    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.

  • Jeff

    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.

  • Johnny

    Purchasing Manager

    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.

  • David

    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

    Comptroller

    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

    Interior Designer

    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 Jr.

    Project Manager

    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.

  • Angela

    Architect
  • Micah

    Project Manager

    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

    Accounting

    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

    Selections/Sourcing Coordinator

    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

    Assistant Superintendent

    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

    Office Administrator

    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.