Dayle Pettus, DBA
Director of Capital Projects
The University of Texas at Arlington
Dr. Dayle Pettus is the Director of Capital Project at The University of Texas at Arlington. She began her career in New York City, later returning to her family in Honolulu, Hawaii, then finally claiming Arlington, Texas as her home. She has spent over 30 years in construction and has witnessed and experienced the acceptance and evolution of women in the industry, along with amazing technological advances. She lives by the motto, “An Opportunity to Excel” and encourages those around her to stay humble, embrace the happiness, and don’t waste energy on things you can’t control, finding solutions to the things you can.