Our Roots

Where it All Began

In 1993, Bobby Arnold took that leap of faith that every entrepreneur knows all too well; he sought to push the status quo of design and craftsmanship to create beautifully innovative homes. With these principles at the forefront, Bobby built a full-service design + build company that has created some of the most prestigious high-end custom homes and master-planned communities in the Central Texas region. 

Our Team

Bobby Arnold


Having grown up in Temple, Bobby chose to start his business and raise his family here since 1993. His mission was to create custom luxury homes, with innovative architecture and performance, designed to set Arnold Builders apart. Distinctive design, superior quality and extraordinary style are the principles on which Arnold Builders was created. Bobby brings more than 25 years of experience and integrity, along with a base of subcontractors maintaining the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship. 

Sherri Morgan


Sherri has over 30 years of experience in managerial accounting. She is responsible for all accounting functions, financial reporting, and cash management. She works directly with custom clients in regard to contract details, processing change orders, and interim construction draws. Sherri is a graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting. 

Angel Lurati

Project Superintendent

Angel is responsible for field supervision and construction related services. A lifelong resident of Temple, Angel attended Temple College and started his family where his roots began. He is an active part of the FFA community and enjoys spending time in the outdoors. 

Stacy Williams

Selections Coordinator

Stacy earned a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with a major in Interior Design from Texas State University. Her background in management, retail, project coordination and customer service makes her a great asset to our team. She enjoys working directly with clients to bring their vision to life and create the custom home of their dreams. 

Kristin Chandler

Architectural Designer

Kristin earned her Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech University and a Masters in Historic Preservation from the University of Maryland. She has been extremely fortunate to find and become a part of many residential firms as she moves around with her military family. 

Barbara Burtchell

Vendor Relations

Barbara assists our clients in interior and exterior selections. Her  37+ years of experience at Sherwin Williams has helped build strong relationships with our vendors and subcontractors. Barbara enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her husband, Jimmy, their 4 daughters and 8 grandchildren.