A registered architect, Mr. Hensley is a founding principal of Hensley Lamkin Rachel, Inc. (HLR), an AIA-member firm formed in 1991 and considered today as an industry leader by some of the top development firms in the country. David has led HLR through the completion of more than 300 multifamily and student housing projects with an emphasis in high-density, mixed-use, transit-oriented and planned developments.

David Hensley is also co-founder of Arterra Development and serves as Managing Director, primarily focused on the planning and design facets of projects. His experience with the architectural and construction administration facets of the overall development process led naturally to the creation of Arterra, where he guides developments through all phases, including planning, entitlement, financing, design, construction, and leasing or sale.

Mr. Hensley is LEED AP certified with specialty in building design and construction, and actively serves as a third-party provider for the City of Dallas Green Building Program. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the North Texas Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.

David received a bachelor’s in architecture from Texas A&M University and a master’s in architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington.