Reel Howell, Project Manager at Arlington Construction Services

Reel Howell

Director of Preconstruction

(205) 397-6832

Reel Howell, Director of Preconstruction at Arlington Construction Services (ACS), provides a full scope of preconstruction services to usher projects from conceptual design to groundbreaking. Reel is responsible for all preconstruction & estimating activities including conceptual budgets, design development, value engineering, client & subcontractor relations, project planning, and contracts. Reel proactively stewards clients’ financial resources, seeking project efficiencies that support an owner’s vision.

Career Experience & Accomplishments

Prior to joining Arlington Construction Services, Reel worked in both estimating and project management roles for a large southeastern based General Contractor. Reel joined ACS as a Project Manager in 2015 and was named Director of Preconstruction in 2018.


Reel received a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from Auburn University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Community Engagement

Reel actively supports United Way and attends the Church of the Highlands. He currently serves as President of the housing corporation and on the alumni board for and Auburn University fraternal organization.