Our Team

Meet Our Team

Kayla Watson

Vice President of Production

Kayla Watson

Vice President of Production

Kayla oversees the day to day operations in the field. Kayla joined our company in August 2013 as a design intern. She spent the next years learning design, field operations, warranty, and scheduling. Her ability to understand all of these departments provides a well-rounded understanding of the home building process starts to finish. The knowledge of the process has created TimberCraft with more productive scheduling and build process. Kayla spent three years studying architecture at Oklahoma State Univerity. Kayla then shifted her focus to interior design graduation from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Arts.

Ryan Steele

Controller

Ryan Steele

Controller

Ryan graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2009 with a Bachelors degree in Accounting and a minor in Finance. During his career he has gained experience in several different industries. Some of his prior positions include: Reconciliation/Month End/Accounts Payable for multiple government agencies; Payroll Specialist for a multi-billion dollar hedge fund; and Controller for a locally owned and operated manufacturer. Ryan joined the TimberCraft team in August of 2014 as the controller.

Ryne Dunlavy

Superintendent

Ryne Dunlavy

Superintendent

Ryne grew up in the Texas Panhandle where he earned his high school degree. While in high school, Ryne not only worked for his father's custom home building business, but also started his own business of selling and delivering firewood. Ryne attended Rose State College in Midwest City, Oklahoma and played baseball there for the Raiders. He then transferred to Southwestern Oklahoma State University, graduating with a Bachelors of Science as well as an Associates degree. While attending college at SWOSU, he assisted two of his college professors in building their personal homes. The knowledge and skills that Ryne gained through his experiences of construction during college and while growing up in the custom home building business alongside his father, has helped him to understand the nuts and bolts of home building. Ryne has been with the TimberCraft team since June of 2016.

Rachel Lippolt

Superintendent

Rachel Lippolt

Superintendent

Rachel grew up in Moore, Oklahoma. She is currently living in Newcastle, with her husband and three children. Rachel has a background in working in the corporate office at Ted's Cafe Escondido as a budget analyst. Working at Ted's gave her the opportunity to become a project manager learning/working the ends and out of restaurant maintenance. With that knowledge, she decided to pursue her passion by opening her own remodeling company over the last few years. This experience allowed her to gain building knowledge that is a great asset as a superintendent at TimberCraft.

Makel Brown

Accounts Payable

Makel Brown

Accounts Payable

Makel joined the TimberCraft team in October 2016. She primarily serves as the Accounts Payable Specialist, but she also provides administrative support to the team. She worked in banking for four years and has several years of office management experience. In her free time, Makel enjoys reading, baking, woodworking, and spending time with her family.

Max Frost

Director of Sales and Marketing

Max Frost

Director of Sales and Marketing

Max joined the TimberCraft Team in December of 2018. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from his past position of 8 years as the Director of Marketing for an Independent Mortgage Firm. He is responsible for overseeing all sales and marketing efforts and ensuring both are adhering to company objectives. He grew up in Memphis, TN and attended the University of Mississippi where he earned his BBA in Business Marketing. He loves his Ole Miss Rebels, playing golf, and spending time with his family - wife Carley and daughter Emmerson Jane.

Ashley Martinez

Community Manager

Ashley Martinez

Community Manager

Ashley is our Community Manager in our Chisholm Creek Farm Community in Edmond, OK. She was born in Kansas where she attended Kansas State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences. Her past work experience as a Property and Leasing Manager align well with the TimberCraft Sales Department and our core values. She enjoys hanging out with her two dogs, spending time with her family, and eating spicy food!

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