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About Anwar Khalifa

February 14, 2012
Anwar Khalifa grew up in Dallas and moved to East Texas out of High School.  He attended Kilgore College where he received an Associate of Science degree.  He then attended Texas A&M University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering. To further his education, Anwar attained a Masters degree in international business from the University of South Carolina.  After working as a project engineer and sales engineer, he entered the home-building business in 1993

He is especially proud of his Graduate Master Builder designation, which he earned through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in 1998.  Anwar received his Certified Green Professional (CGP) designation in May 2008 and his Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) designation in January 2009, both from the NAHB.  Anwar is the first CGP in East Texas.

Having purchased a custom home himself, Mr. Khalifa understands his customers’ needs and concerns.  He strives to make his customer’s building/buying experience as pleasant and smooth as possible, he wants them to enjoy the journey as much as the destination.

He is a member of the Tyler Area Builder’s Association, Texas Association of Builders, National Association of Home Builders, The Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, the Better Business Bureau, Greater Tyler Association of Realtors, the Women’s Council of Realtors, Habitat for Humanity Construction Committee, Smith County Republican Club, and Leadership Tyler – Class 19. Pyramid Homes is an insevtor in the Tyler Economic Development Council.

Anwar believes strongly in serving the community.  He served as a volunteer chaplain for the Tyler Police Department; he is on the steering committee for the Tyler Ministerial Alliance; he serves or has served on the boards of Adapt (2010 President), the Freedom & Justice foundation, the Council on American Islamic Relations DFW, the East Texas Islamic Society, and the building committee for Tyler Museum of Art.  Anwar is curently working with Dr. Jerome R. Milton on building the Datie Florence Brown Children’s Home, an emergency foster home.

Governor Rick Perry appointed him to the Texas Human Rights Commission in March of 2004.  He served his term from 2004-2009.

Anwar received the Martin Luther King award for Non Violent Social Change in January 2005 and the TB Butler Outstanding Citizen of the Year award in October 2005 for his work in getting the Muslim & Jewish communities together to build a Habitat for Humanity House for a Christian family.

Anwar received the Businessman of the Year 2003 Award from National Republican Congressional Committee.

If you have the opportunity Anwar would like for you to take the time to view the business web site at


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