Our Team

Meet Our Team

Kayla Watson

Vice President of Production

Kayla Watson

Vice President of Production

Kayla oversees the day to day operations at TimberCraft. Kayla joined our company in August 2013 as a design intern. Over the past years, she has gained a vast knowledge overseeing 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, graduating 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.

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.

Brandon Brown

Sr Community Manager

Brandon Brown

Sr Community Manager

Brandon is our Sr Community Manager in our Chisholm Creek Farm Community in Edmond, OK. Brandon Brown has been in new construction real estate sales for over a decade. In various roles with the largest home builder in the state, Brandon has helped hundreds of families realize the dream of new home ownership all across the Oklahoma City metro area. Brandon is often referred to as the “new home encyclopedia” by his clients and colleagues due to his vast knowledge of new home builders, their floor plans, and included features who build here in Edmond and across the OKC area. He is always recognized for his quality service, market knowledge and professionalism. He has built a career on his ability to help clients find that perfect home whether they are relocating with a job transfer or simply making a move for personal reasons. The people he has served are loyal. They recognize and appreciate his work ethic, and superior product knowledge that consistently helped his employer recognize a fast sale on their property. As an Edmond resident, Brandon is passionate about giving back to his community and is involved in charities and other organizations including: The American Red Cross, United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, and U R Special.  He is a Patron of the many Oklahoma City and Edmond area fine restaurants and other venues and special events.  Brandon attends LifeChurch and continues to be a proud supporter of the Edmond School district as well as the Deer Creek School District in which he resides. Brandon’s goal is to help TimberCraft Homes grow to be the number one builder in Oklahoma.

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.

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