- Finance and Real Estate
- Architecture and Design
- Project Management
As a key member of project management staff, James manages the construction process for residential development in the Paradisa Homes West Austin territory. He tirelessly works to ensure efficiency, timeliness, quality control standards, and coordination of labor and material needs at construction site locations.
Fun FactsGoing to Fiji or New Zealand? Invite James! With a passion for travel, he's up for a trip to these two destinations any day.
Through architectural vision and skilled spatial mastery Todd creates the extraordinary building designs our company is known for that marry practicality, sustainability, and efficiency in unique and exciting ways. Behind the scenes, he also ensures proper analysis of potential project sites for environmental and regulatory factors that affect building construction, and liaisons with a myriad of city departments to ensure successful and timely permitting. Born in Lansing, Michigan, Todd long ago travelled beyond the boundaries of his birthplace to become a true globe trotter and has lived in Italy, Trinidad, and Indonesia. His travels led him to Austin in 1998 where he since become a long-standing transplant. Todd has received a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University, is a registered architect in Texas (#21182) and is a LEED Accredited Professional who champions ever more efficient, sustainable environmental design.
Fun FactsIf you want to talk baseball and love the Astros, Todd is a fellow fan who can chat it up with you anytime.
In Austin’s ever evolving landscape, Thomas navigates the real estate market to identify areas with exceptional growth potential while overseeing our property sales and acquisitions. His love of residential property markets and quality construction began when he purchased his first home at the age of 22. Since then, he has developed a wealth of in-depth knowledge from over 20 years of experience working in the real estate and mortgage banking industries which he readily draws upon when helping clients buy or sell their home. Born and raised as a native New Yorker, Thomas holds a Bachelor of Business Management from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He made the fateful move to Austin in 2010 and has since developed a reputation for excellence and his honest, responsive professional demeanor. He has received numerous accolades to include the Austin Business Journal’s 2015 and 2016 Residential Real Estate Award for being a top Realtor and he has been featured on the HGTV show Brother vs. Brother. He is also a founder of The Agency Austin and is a licensed real estate broker.
Fun FactsAs an extensive world traveler Tom has experienced numerous cultures and visited exceptional sites with beautiful scenery, but if he had to pick his most favorite memorable scenic place, hand's down it would be...Estonia. Admit it you are curious. Now is the time to book that plane ticket and go see those gorgeous gardens.
With a passion for organization, planning, and a true “can do” attitude, Carmen is the administrative wonder woman who is Executive Assistant to Thomas Brown. In the day-to-day her vital efforts help facilitate effective property marketing and efficient sales in the fast-paced realm of the real-estate world. A native of El Paso, Texas, Carmen moved to Austin in 2012 to attend St. Edward’s University and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is also certified in suicide prevention from the QRP Institute.
Fun FactsCarmen has screen time under her belt as an extra in the Adam Sandler and Jennifer Garner movie Men, Women, and Children.
With an interest and a mind for innovation, Dany is ever on the hunt for inventive avenues of company development that lead to improved product quality, services, business practices, and stakeholder relations. Her excelling eye for detail and love of the visual arts lends valuable insight in the management and creation of marketing channels, while her global and intercultural outlook provides important understanding in company outreach. Born in Monterrey, Mexico, Dany eventually made her way to Austin in 2009. Her drive for knowledge and self-improvement has since compelled her to complete a Bachelor in Business Administration from St. Edward’s University as well as a Master in Business Administration from Curtin University.
Fun FactsA dedicated world traveler, Dany has visited 5 continents and 32+ countries. Some of her favorite adventures include swimming off of the Great Barrier Reef, witnessing the White Nights from the Baltic Sea, drinking mojitos in Cuba, and eating exotic fruits in Malaysia.
As a key member of project management staff, Brandon manages the construction process for residential development in the Paradisa Homes South and East Austin territories. He tirelessly works to ensure efficiency, timeliness, quality control standards, and coordination of labor and material needs at construction site locations. Born in Lafayette, Louisiana, Brandon found his way to Austin in 2014 to pursue his career in project management. When he's not on the job, you can find him enjoying all that Austin has to offer in terms of the great outdoors and the lively music scene.
Fun FactsWith 5 years in the US Army under his belt, Brandon has both served his country and seen the world.
Behind the scenes, Ashley navigates through numeric details and a slew of monetary transactions to ensure the integrity of the company ledger. With well over two decades of experience in business accounting for a variety of entities, her wealth of knowledge and experience allows for vital financial insight and effective recording across multiple complex electronic systems. Ashley was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, moved to Texas in 1992, and eventually found her way to the Austin scene a decade later. She has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University and has been a CPA since 1990.
Fun FactsOn beautiful Austin days, you can find Ashley on the tennis court working on her fierce backhand action.
As a key member of project management staff, Jerry manages the construction process for residential development in the Paradisa Homes North Austin territory. He tirelessly works to ensure efficiency, timeliness, quality control standards, and coordination of labor and material needs at construction site locations. Born in Crowley, Louisiana, Jerry has long-standing roots in Cajun country. He moved to Texas in 2008 and has had prior licensure as a real estate agent in the both the states of Louisiana and Texas.
Fun FactsLooking to challenge Jerry in a Cajun cook off? Better watch out because he can cook just about any Cajun meal in gourmet fashion!
On most days as you walk through our office doors, Elise is the calm, organized, welcoming presence who effortlessly guides guests, clients, and contractors alike towards an optimal experience regardless of their reason for visiting. Her versatile abilities lend ample support to accounting and marketing efforts, but she truly shines as the touchstone for customer service and our warranty program, where she operates the wheelhouse for warranty enrollment, communications, scheduling for effective claim resolution, and provisions new homeowners with a wealth of detailed information about their home that allows enjoyment for years to come. Born in Binghamton, New York, but raised in Round Rock, Elise moved down the road to Austin in 2012. She has earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Texas State University.
Fun FactsHiking, swimming, rock climbing, volleyball, you name it! Elise is always on the go for the next great workout and outdoor adventure.
As head of project management, Scott skillfully oversees all construction-related endeavors from architectural pre-planning to post-sale warranty fulfillment. A skilled liaison, he bridges multiple channels and departments, and works to ensure accurate procurement of materials and inventory management, efficient labor allocation, timeliness, quality control, and appropriate application of building code regulations. His background includes over a decade of experience working in both the real estate and financing industries as well as wealth of knowledge garnered from extensive renovation and remodeling of homes in the Austin area, allowing him significant foresight to challenges in construction even before ground is broken. A native Austinite, Scott was born, raised, and has lived in Austin for almost his entire life. He obtained a Bachelor in Business Management from Southwestern University.
Fun FactsIn addition to the City of Austin’s building codes, Scott is fluent in German as well as the art and sport of baseball.
With a dedication to quality work, an outlook for successful problem-solving, and personable demeanor, Johnny is the stellar handyman who assists with much of our warranty work as well as final preparations related to completion of home construction. His versatile background includes experience working with natural gas providers, public and private entities, and as a close associate to Lady Bird Johnson to further her causes of interest.
Fun FactsA true grill master, Johnny is the creator and connoisseur of sizzling, mouthwatering fajitas that might just make you jump the fence and sneak a taste.
A true multi-disciplinarian, Nicole oversees a myriad of areas integral to operations inclusive of such things as accounts payable and receivable processing, all things falling under the umbrella of HR, formation and management transition of secondary non-profit entities with outside legal counsel, branding and SEO marketing efforts, as well as aspects of fleet and safety management. With a wealth of experience stemming from time working for both publicly traded and privately held companies in multiple industries, she ensures that the needs of both human capital operational systems are met with sufficient supplies of caffeine, aspirin, understanding, and a decent dose of goodwill and kindness. Born in El Paso, Texas, Nicole eventually moved to Austin in 2005 and escaped to the outer edges of the greater Austin area in 2009 to Taylor, Texas where she currently resides. She has obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Southern California and a Master in Business Administration from West Texas A&M.
Fun FactsSencha, Bancha, Iron Goddess of Mercy. For a true tea enthusiast, all these names and more are part of Nicole’s super secret tea stash that she lives to drink by every day. Come on over for a cup or pot anytime!
On a daily basis, Luis oversees company fiscal health and the development of financial strategy through the fostering of meaningful relationships, a myriad of tools, spreadsheets, and caffeinated beverages in hand. He keeps a weather eye out for market trends, potential opportunities, and communication from staff members in multiple departments to ensure accurate financial records and forecasting, a strong sense of teamwork, and alignment with company vision. Luis was born in El Paso Texas and has lived in Mexico, Canada, and the US during the first two decades of his life to round out his international and intercultural experience. He made his way to Austin in 2013 and acquired a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Edward’s University.