Robert Wood, a Lubbock native and owner of Custom Homes by Robert Wood, has been a part of the construction business since 1978. He started out in lumber supply, selling plywood and finish supplies, while also doing cabinetry and trim work. In the early 90s, he started building houses on the side for himself and friends, but not for the purpose of turning a profit. In 2002, Robert began fulfilling a life-long goal of building dream homes when he opened the doors to Custom Homes by Robert Wood. This partnership between supplier and builder provided the platform to appreciate the importance of being engaged at the local and state level of the home building industry. Robert served as the 2011 President of the West Texas Home Builders Association and became active in Texas Association of Builders. For the past seven years, he has been involved with TAB’s Executive Committee and is a State Director. All of Robert’s professional engagements rank second to his commitment to his community. Robert and his wife, Candace, devote considerable time and resources to the Make a Wish Foundation, March of Dimes, Highpoint Village, and Lubbock Homes for Heroes.