Alan and his family moved to Kilgore in 2008 when he accepted a position at LeTourneau University. They have become involved in many areas of the community. He and his wife have owned and operated Downtown D'Lights Café since 2012. As a former State Trooper, he is a supporter of law enforcement and fire and rescue operations. Currently Alan works as a flight instructor and check airman for Metro Aviation in Shreveport, LA.
Alan earned a BS in Aviation Studies through Thomas Edison State College and a Master's Degree in Commercial Aviation through Delta State University.
Board of Directors for Texas AirCorps Committee Member for Boy Scout Troop 252 - Kilgore Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation Texas Shakespeare Festival EAA Young Eagle Pilot/Mentor
Alan and his wife, Debbie, have eight grown children and 25 grandchildren.