John Avila

Tony Battle

President, South Texas

Tony Battle Joined Byrne in 2005 and is responsible for the day to day operations of the company based in our South Texas Office. Tony is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Texas A&M University with degrees in Construction Management and Construction Science.

Tony has built landmark projects throughout the state including the Woodlands Waterway Marriot, the Hotel Contessa, SAIA’s Terminal B, and the Lila Cockrell Theatre. With a diverse background in Healthcare, Industrial, Municipal, Aviation, Aquatics, and Corporate Office he is well suited to lead our team in South Texas for a varied group of clients. Tony is quality driven and customer focused and believes that each client deserves the effort necessary to make their construction project the absolute best experience possible.

Serving on the boards of the Catholic Charites and the Greater New Braunfels Economic Development Corp. along with a lengthy history of public service in his home town of Bandera, Tony is very involved and passionate about the communities that we live, work, and build.

Tony is an avid rancher and outdoorsman. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids on his wife’s family-run dude ranch, the Mayan. When not at the ranch he enjoys fishing in the coastal bend and hunting the wide-open space of the great state of Texas. Though originally from England, Tony wasted no time finding his place in the world at a young age and is now Texan through and through.