Daniel Sparks



Daniel has lived in Northwest Arkansas since his teenage years. He has experienced first-hand the tremendous growth in this region. Daniel began working in the construction industry with his father at an early age. He also served our great nation in the US Army for nearly a decade before establishing DC Sparks Construction in 2011. With more than 20 years of experience, Daniel has the knowledge and expertise to bring any size project to life. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys twisting wrenches, hunting, ATV’s and spending time with family.


Melody Sparks

Chief Financial Officer


Melody brings more than 20 years of business experience to her role at DC Sparks Construction including customer service, logistics, data analysis and office management. She made the jump into construction in 2016 after spending several years helping from the sidelines.  With her education in business management, Melody has helped to streamline office processes and implement marketing strategies to grow the company. She enjoys traveling, the outdoors, exercising, reading and spending time with family and her fur babies.


Arien Harp

Office Manager


Arien began her career in property management over 12 years ago where she gained valuable knowledge and insight on all aspects of development and renovation. Since then, she has continued her education and obtained her Arkansas Real Estate license. In March 2019 she joined DC Sparks Construction as the Office Manager. Originally from Minnesota, Arien now calls Northwest Arkansas home, where she enjoys the farm life with her husband and animals. When she’s not in the office, Arien can be found outdoors. She also is an avid hobbyist and is always creating unique items. She appreciates the opportunity to improve the lives of those in her community in whatever small way she can.


Alexus Sparks
Junior Estimator

Alexus was born and raised in Northwest Arkansas. She graduated from Northwest Arkansas Community College in 2022 with an associates degree in Business Management. She is also a licensed Arkansas real estate agent. Alexus is following in Daniel’s footsteps with her interest in construction. Employed with DC Sparks Construction since 2020, she continues to learn and gain experience in this industry. In her free time, she enjoys painting, cooking with her friends, and spending time in nature.

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Jon Arpin

Jon is a family man with three grown children. He has spent over thirty one years in the commercial construction industry. Jon is a team player who loves the outdoors and his faithful dog. He likes to spend his personal time smoking and grilling meat, listening to music and spending time with family and friends.

Larry was born and raised in Northwest Arkansas. He is a single father of two beautiful children. Larry has been in the construction industry since 2005, with a focus in the metal stud and drywall trades before landing in general construction. In his spare time, Larry enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his family and friends. He is also a huge Razorback fan and enjoys anything involving the Hogs. Woo Pig!

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Larry Galloway

Austin was raised in Denver, CO. He was very active in sports from a young age all through high school. He attended Colorado State University and received a degree in Construction Management with a minor in Business. After college Austin spent time in San Francisco working in healthcare construction and then built schools in Denver Colorado. More recently, he moved to Northwest Arkansas and found DC Sparks. Austin loves spending time with friends, snowboarding in the mountains or wakeboarding on Beaver Lake.

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Austin Hukill
Project Manager

Mike is a new to Northwest Arkansas and has an extensive construction
background. He began his own construction company right out of high school. After transforming countless homes in the central Arkansas area, he sold the
company to focus on a career in construction management. With his years of construction experience, professional problem solving and leadership skills, Mike makes a great addition to the DC Sparks team. During his time off, he enjoys scuba, fishing, cooking and chasing waterfalls.

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Mike Smith

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Colin Black
Project Manager

Colin was born and raised in Southeast Kansas. After 3 years in the construction industry, he joined the Navy and was active duty for 15 years. Colin is excited to utilize his problem solving and leadership skills that he gained while in the military, while continuously developing and learning within the industry. He loves to spend time with his family, being active, the outdoors and is an avid waterfowl hunter.

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Michael Mounce
Project Manager

Michael was born and raised in Northwest Arkansa in a family that was in construction and property management. He started out framing residential houses and then got into the commercial building trades after a move to Tulsa,OK. After 15 years in Tulsa, he decided to move back to Northwest Arkansas to further his career and knowledge with DC Sparks Construction. 


With 29 years of experience, Michael enjoys the construction management field and finds it rewarding.  In his spare time, he likes being with family and friends, cheering for the Razorbacks, concerts, fishing, and hiking. 

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Michala Woodring
Project Manager

Michala started out in residential real estate where her passion for the home and construction began to blossom. She has been a licensed real estate agent for the last 7 years. During that time, Michala started working and developing her knowledge of construction and design. She has managed projects such as pools, pool houses, additions, remodeling, and new construction. Michala prides herself on listening and adapting to each individual's style. Her goal is to always provide the best customer service and an exceptional final product.

Michala has 2 beautiful kids, Elana and Jax. They enjoy all activities and nature NWA has to offer; hiking, the lake, jump park, parks, and much more!