LaRue Coleman began his career in window cleaning in October 1970 at age 18 while in college. In 1977, LaRue bought out his business partner and continued to develop JOBS into one of the largest window cleaning companies in the U.S.
In 1981, LaRue formed Aluminum Maintenance Systems of Texas. AMST provides building restoration and waterproofing to a large percentage of office towers in the cities they service. In 1992, the AMST Interior Division was created to provide metal refinishing. The newest division of AMST, formed in 2005, provides elevator Renovation services with onsite fabrication shop.
LaRue has served the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) as a board member and its President in 1994. In addition, LaRue serves on the AMSE A120.1 Committee and the IWCAI.14.1 Committee and is an active member of BOMA since 1977 and IREM.
LaRue has 2 children and 4 grandchildren.