Eppright Homes, LLC organization
We would love to introduce you to our organization, to the people you will be working with, and to how we are structured. Most of the key members of our team have been with the company since the very beginning. We find great value in the length of service each of our team members have put into the company. We feel this not only helps our operations move smoothly, but it’s a great asset to our clients by giving them access to more experience and more resources than any other custom builder in our market. This is the reason for our success.
Management and Customer Relations
Doug Clark is our President and Manager. He has been with the company since 1997. Aided by our sales associate, he takes the client through homesite selection and the design, bid, contract, and financing processes. Doug has over 38 years of experience in custom home design and construction and is an expert in the industry. Together with our talented design team, Doug offers the unique ability to understand a client’s needs and develop home plans that are fresh and exciting and yet practical. This allows for efficient construction and keeps your project on budget. In addition, Doug’s goal is that our team makes every effort to uphold our contractual obligations, conduct our business fairly with our clients, and provide exceptional customer service. Doug strives to equip our team with the management tools and authority to handle any problem they encounter. Eppright Homes, LLC has earned numerous awards and accolades including Best of Show for the 2015 HBA Parade of Homes™, The Grand Max Builder for 2000 and 2006, several Product Design Awards spanning different price ranges, Best Construction Manager awards, and we have been named to the “Top Home Builder in Austin” list by the Austin Business Journal for the past 15 years.
Ashlie Gleinser, Sales and Marketing Associate, works alongside Doug Clark to ensure that customer expectations are consistently met. She serves as an integral member of our client support system, helping the client through homesite selection and the design, bid, contract, and financing processes. She is also the primary contact for all of our marketing endeavors. She is a graduate of Abilene Christian University.
Jody Jones is our Vice President of Operations. He has been with us since 1996 and has a degree in Construction Science from Texas A&M University. Jody coordinates all departments within the organization, monitoring all the processes in the company, and he continually finds ways to improve them. In the field, Jody has built/supervised over 200 Custom Homes. As a result, Jody’s emphasis is on the construction process, and he’s constantly looking for ways to make it more efficient and enjoyable for all parties involved. Jody is always available to all of our clients and urges you to contact him if you feel there are ways we can improve your homebuilding experience.
Alice Hulsey AIBD, TIBD. A certified building designer leads our architectural design team. She has 25 plus years experience in the Custom Homes Industry and has been with Eppright Homes, LLC since the beginning. The Design Team is using Chief Architect Program, Architectural Desktop and AutoCAD software. The Chief Architect Design is the best in 3D Design Software that allows you to view your home as if it were already in the real world.
Kent Stromberg is our Purchasing Manager. A Texas A&M graduate involved in home construction for over 15 years, he has been with the company since 2002. Most of his time is spent in the office overseeing the entire construction process. Kent’s responsibilities include continuous subcontractor negotiations and pricing, estimating and bidding new homes, pricing change orders, materials procurement, and overseeing permits and HOA requirements.
Nancy Kay is our Selections Coordinator. Nancy has been in the homebuilding industry for over 5 years. She assists Kent Stromberg, our Purchasing Manager, as well as being the link between the interior designer and the construction department. She manages each client’s selections and keeps the client up-to-date with their budget allowances. She also prepares monthly billings for change orders and allowance overages, as well as communicates with the client near the completion of their home to settle up on final accounting.
Jason Natho, Matt Rygg and Will Dawson are our Construction Managers. They are all professionals, each of them having over 10 years of experience, and they excel at building custom homes. Our Construction Managers are responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and overseeing the entire construction process for each home assigned. Upon the start of construction, the Construction Manager becomes the primary contact for our clients.
Linda Graham is our Office Manager and has been a part of the company since the beginning. Her 30 plus years of experience in homebuilding helps her run the office smoothly and efficiently. Linda also works directly with our clients to process the interim construction draws and coordinates closings.
Melissa Del Gaudio is our Controller as well as our Human Resources Director. She was born in Austin and graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos. She received her CPA License in 2007 and brings over 10 years of accounting experience in several different industries. Melissa is responsible for all accounting functions, including financial reporting, closing statements, property taxes, bank reconciliations, and human resources.
Director of Development
Russell Eppright is the founder and now serves as our Director of Development. Russell focuses on seeking out new strategic homesite positions and the development of those homesites.