About Byron & Sandra

As we welcome you to the Two Dot Ranch, attached below is some quick info about your hosts, Byron and Sandra Sadler...

Byron

Byron – Originally from East Texas Byron now resides on the Two Dot Ranch in the Texas Hill Country.  He served in the Army’s 49th Armored Division and is a 32nd degree Mason.

Byron was President, CEO and founder of Industrial Specialists, L.L.C. a specialty contractor for the petrochemical and refinery industry. He started the business in 1976 with $4,000.00 and built the company to one of the largest on the Gulf Coast doing over $200,000,000.00 in sales in 2006. He sold the company to his employees by setting up an ESOP and has retired to run his exotic game and cattle ranch.

In 1998 Byron was selected to be an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Houston, TX.


Byron was on the board of Southwest Insulation Contractors and served as President from 1998 to 2000. He served as President, Trustee and was a Board Member of The Brazosport Fine Arts Center. The Brazosport Community College is opening the Byron & Sandra Sadler Science and Health Technology Complex in 2011 in honor of their commitment to the college.

Byron is currently the Co-Chair of the Combat Marine Outdoors Advisory Committee.

Byron has hunted on all (6) continents and since 1997 has hunted almost exclusively with a bow. In 2009 he received the Safari Club International’s World Hunting Award Ring. He was the third recipient to achieve it with a bow. Byron was the first U.S.A. bowhunter to receive SCI's World Conservation and Hunting Award.  He has also received SCI's Crowning Achievement Award, Zenith Award , and the Pinnacle of Achievement Award all with a bow.  He was the Houston Safari Club Outstanding Hunter of the Year in 2002 and in 2008 Houston Safari Club introduced a new award titled the Byron G. Sadler Bow Hunting Achievement Award and Byron was the first recipient.

Byron is a Life member of Safari Club International, Houston Safari Club, Dallas Safari Club, NRA, SCI Houston Chapter, the SCI Texas Hill Country Chapter,  Ovis/Grand Slam, Wild Sheep Foundation, Exotic Wildlife Association, Texas Wildlife Association, Texas Bighorn Society, a member of Shikar Safari Club International, and a Founding Member of SCIF Hunter Legacy 100 Fund, and serves on that Board.  Byron is also on the SCIF Advisory Board.





Sandra

Sandra is a native Texan, born in Austin and raised in Arlington.
Byron and Sandra were married in 1976 and together have four children and four grand-children.
In 1976 Byron and Sandra formed Industrial Specialists, L.L.C. where Sandra served as Secretary-Treasurer and was responsible for the office and banking. During her career with Industrial Specialists Sandra was very involved with Associated Builders and Contractors serving on the Texas Gulf Coast Board of Directors for fourteen years.  During that time she served as president of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter and the Texas State Associated Builders & Contractors.  She was the first woman president for both organizations.  She was also on the National Board of ABC for eight years.

Sandra also served on the Foundation Board for Brazosport Community College.

Sandra is currently the Co-Chair of the Combat Marine Outdoors Advisory Committee.


Sandra’s service to Houston Safari Club includes being the first woman president in 2004 – 2005, Ladies Luncheon Chair in 2000, Co-Convention Chairman with Byron in 2001 and serving on the Board of Directors for six years.


Sandra is a life member of Safari Club International and SCIF Education Sables where she has served on the SCI Education Committee, the SCI Fund Raising Committee, the Board of the SCIF Hunter Legacy 100, Sables Benefit Awards Chair, as a Director for Sables, and as SCIF Education Sables Treasurer.

  
Sandra has hunted on all (6) six continents and has been honored for her hunting achievements receiving SCI’s Diana Award for 2005 and Houston Safari Club’s Outstanding Woman Hunter of the Year in 2001.  She has also had many of her trophy animals recognized with awards over the years.


Sandra is a life member of Safari Club International, SCIF Education Sables, Houston Safari Club, Dallas Safari Club, NRA, the SCI Houston Chapter, the  SCI Texas Hill Country Chapter, Ovis/Grand Slam, Wild Sheep Foundation, Exotic Wildlife Association, and is a member of the SCI Alamo Chapter.  She is a founding member of SCIF Hunter Legacy 100 Fund and serves on that Board.