Member Newsmaker: Chris Bolio

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Chris Bolio, owner and partner of Alair Houston, has been an active member of the GHBA for 17 years. He is a Texas A&M graduate and has 20 years of experience in the custom home building and renovation industries, having owned Bolio Custom Homes before joining the Alair family in 2017.

Chris currently serves as vice-chair on the Custom Builders Council and is a TAB director.  In addition, he has served in several different positions over the years, including CBC treasurer and secretary.

Alair  has won numerous PRISM and STAR awards every year since 2017. He has both worked on, and sponsored Sandcastle for several years, and has participated in countless CBC events throughout his time as a GHBA member. 


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“At the GHBA, I have found a community of people with a passion like mine for supporting each other, and making an impactful change to our industry.”

Chris Bolio, Alair Houston
Chris Bolio with wife Michelle, and sons Luke & Ben

Chris is also very active within the community through his support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), this year participating in a fundraising contest for Man and Woman of the Year.

“Everyone I know has been touched by cancer,” said Chris. “Everyone. Not one person I know doesn’t have a connection to a friend lost or saved, a family member missed or still cherished after a bout with cancer. It is my goal to raise $400,000 for LLS to provide more research opportunities for blood cancer and hopefully help steal back those moments of love and connection for so many someone’s.”   

In Chris’s spare time, he loves racing, fitness, rebuilding cars, and cooking.  He has been married to Michelle Bolio for almost 18 years, and they share two boys, Luke and Ben, both age 8.