Chip Brown
CHIP BROWN
Sales Manager

Chip comes to TimberCraft Homes with over 20 years of experience in new home building and real estate with some of the nation’s largest homebuilders, public and private. Chip has helped hundreds of folks find that unique house that they can eventually call their home. He is known for being a wealth of information about new home construction and will no doubt provide an enjoyable experience whether you are a first-time homebuyer, a move-up-in-size buyer, or are simply looking for something smaller and more manageable. Chip will be there for you throughout the journey, and his goal is to provide an easy, stress-free, and fun experience while helping to make your home buying dreams come true.

Jessica Thompson
JESSICA THOMPSON
Community Manager

An Oklahoma native and Oklahoma City University alumna who studied chemistry and Mandarin Chinese, Jessica brings to her position as community manager several years of experience in luxury property management, as well as a commitment to personable, meaningful customer service. Jessica loves learning about her customers to better serve their needs and believes every homebuyer should enjoy each stage of the home design and purchase process. Most importantly, she is guided by integrity and principle and is determined to help each individual client find the home they’ll love.

Corey Vesey
Corey Vesey
Community Manager

Corey was raised in the Oklahoma City area and attended Oklahoma State University. He brings a vast knowledge of new home sales and customer service to his position as community manager at TimberCraft. He prides himself on building strong professional relationships with each home buyer and working to understand their needs. You will see his passion and integrity speak for themselves as he works with you to find or build your dream home!

Manager
Caleb Stuemky
Community Manager

Born and raised in Ponca City, Caleb attended the University of Oklahoma and obtained his degree in Environmental Design in May of 2018, with a focus in architecture and city planning. Growing up Caleb pursued competitive sports and went on to play basketball and tennis in high school, later declining offers for college basketball in order to focus on his academics and professional future. Caleb brings a diverse knowledge of construction and customer service, with over 2 years in the roofing industry along with 2 years in the landscaping industry. Having experienced new builds, commercial builds and renovations during his tenure in the roofing and construction industry, Caleb has a mixture of hands-on field experience as well as academic experience. With attention to detail and excitement for the chance to help new homebuyers, Caleb looks forward to managing Chisholm Creek and our coming developments in 2021!

Miguel
Miguel Cardenas
Community Manager

Miguel was born and raised in Oklahoma City and attended the University of Central Oklahoma. Miguel enjoys running in the mornings to clear his mind and get the day started. Miguel loves interacting with people and learning more about them creating an everlasting bond. He has a commitment to bringing you enjoyment to the home buying process.  He looks forward to helping you in your new home search and is excited to meet you.  

Kayla Watson
KAYLA WATSON
Vice President of Operations

Kayla oversees the day-to-day operations at TimberCraft. She joined the team in August 2013 as a design intern and has since 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 start to finish, and she's helped TimberCraft create a more productive scheduling and build process. Kayla spent three years studying architecture at Oklahoma State University, then shifted her focus to interior design, graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Arts.

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Ryne Dunlavy
Project Manager

Ryne grew up in the Texas Panhandle. While in high school, Ryne not only worked for his father's custom home building business, but he 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 and graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. While attending college at SWOSU, he assisted two of his college professors in building their personal homes. Ryne has been using the knowledge and skills that he gained through these experiences as part of the TimberCraft team since June 2016.

Austin Hatchett
Austin Hatchett
Superintendent

Austin joined TimberCraft in August of 2020. After graduating from high school, Austin quickly went to work full time. In 2012, he joined the Army National Guard, spending eight years as a 12k (plumber). Austin grew interested in the oil field and worked as a frac mechanic and blow out prevention technician. He is excited about the new opportunities that home building brings and hopes to grow in the industry for years to come. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, golfing, fishing, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

 

Superintendent
Daryn Story
Superintendent

Daryn joined TimberCraft in November of 2020. After graduating from high school, he quickly went to work full time.  He worked for many years as an electrical apprentice for both residential and commercial builds.  The last 6 years he has been a superintendent for new residential construction in the metro area.  He prides himself on having great relationships with his home buyers and his knowledge of the home building process.  He loves working with families during this exciting time.  Daryn is a native of Edmond, Oklahoma where he still resides with his family.  In his free time, he enjoys watching sports, fishing, working in the yard, and spending time with his wife and two boys.

Esa Staples
Esa Staples
Superintendent

Esa joined TimberCraft in November of  2020.  He is originally from Vineland, NJ.  Esa attended Mt. St. Mary’s University in Maryland where he studied Fine Arts on a soccer scholarship.  Later he went off and played professional soccer in various countries. When he finished traveling for soccer, he started his own soccer academy in NJ so he could give back to the kids in the community. Esa started his building career in his hometown with a small builder, then moved to Colorado to work as a superintendent for 8 years. In 2020, he moved to Oklahoma to enjoy time with his fiancé, who is an Oklahoma native, and spend time with her family. During his off time, Esa is actively doing things in construction; drywall, landscaping, framing houses, and carpentry. Esa’s hobbies are playing and coaching soccer, fishing, painting, and any outdoor activities he can find. He loves spending time with family and coaching kids.  With the knowledge he has acquired throughout his life he will be a great asset to the TimberCraft Family.

McKenzie Dean
McKenzie Dean
Designer

McKenzie joined TimberCraft in February of 2021. McKenzie graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2020 where she earned her Bachelors in Public Relations. After graduating, she joined our team to help with marketing and design. In her free time, she loves to shop, workout, cook, and spend time with friends and family.

Ryan Steele
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.

Makel Brown
MAKEL BROWN
Purchasing and Accounts Payable Coordinator

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.

Kortni Harris
Kortni Harris
Accounts Payable Clerk

Kortni joined TimberCraft in June of 2020. Kortni graduated from Texas A&M University in 2016 where she earned her Bachelors in Human Resources with a minor in Business Management. After graduating, she immediately started her career with a position in Human Resources for an electrical contractor in Texas. After her move to Oklahoma in 2019, Kortni took on a payroll specialist position before transitioning into accounting. In her free time, she loves crafting, woodworking, and spending time with her two puppies.