The Jenkins Leadership Team
Shan Jenkins has a unique ability to discern each client’s vision for their project while also bringing his vast construction expertise to the conversation. This, combined with his focus on the science of building, allows him to design and build beautiful, lasting, healthy homes that are personalized to meet each client’s individual needs. Shan’s background in commercial construction, working almost 10 years for companies like Hensel Phelps, gave him the opportunity to work on large projects like Chemical Plants and even the very first Recycling Facility in Texas. Shan holds an undergraduate degree in Construction Science from Texas A&M University as well as an MBA from St. Thomas University. He enjoys Texas Aggie Football, fishing, and spending time with his family. Learn more about Shan Jenkins’ approach to building homes.
Marketing DirectorBethany Jenkins is responsible for the Jenkins’ marketing efforts. With her background in marketing and technology, she enjoys website, social media, and other related work. She worked primarily for Exxon Mobil Corporation in Houston during her early career and also owned her own consulting firm before joining Jenkins Custom Homes. Bethany holds an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University as well as an Executive MBA from Houston Baptist University.
Skyler runs the daily operations of the company. He oversees on-site construction, job-site safety, proper communication to our clients and trades, adhering to schedules, and ensuring quality. After many years overseeing large luxury projects in Colorado, Skyler joined so many others who’ve made the move to Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Science with a major in Resource and Environmental Studies and a minor in Geology from Texas State University. He loves anything outdoors including: mountain biking, kayaking, backpacking and camping just to name a few. Some of Skyler’s local favorites include the Greenbelt and Lake Travis.
The Design Team
Lead Residential DesignerJason holds a Bachelor in Architecture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master in Architecture from the University of Kansas. He creates spaces of exceptional design and quality. He guides our clients from the initial vision through the entire design process until it is turned over to our construction department. Even during construction, Jason continues to advise and ensure that the integrity of the design is maintained. His design philosophy is to create extraordinary spaces that promote joy & tranquility, good health, and inspire others to do great things. He enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends. His local favorites include Zilker Park and Lake Austin.
Rachel assists in the process of taking designs from conceptual to 3D to final construction sets in a timely manner. She also disseminates plans to the field and enforces quality control. Her passion is design, and she is enjoying getting to work under our Lead’s direction, doing what she loves. In her free time, Rachel is active in her favorite charity, Young Life, and loves giving back. She enjoys playing piano/guitar, traveling, kayaking on the lake, seeing local bands, and trying new restaurants. Some her favorites are Polvos, Forthright, Jacoby’s, and the obvious Chuy’s.
Ryan holds a Bachelor in Architecture from the Fay Jones School of Architecture through the University or Arkansas. This 5-year professional program accelerated Ryan’s ability to receive his license as a Registered Architect in the state of Texas. With almost 10 years of experience, Ryan handles design work on many of our projects and works collaboratively with his team to bring design elements to life. He has a passion for project delivery and customer satisfaction. Ryan’s young family keeps him busy, and he also enjoys giving back.
Interior DesignerTracy is an integral part of the design team, assisting with everything from space planning to tile and paint to furniture. She works alongside our clients to understand their vision and collaborates with our design team to ensure every detail is perfect. A registered Interior Designer for almost 20 years, she is a quick study and a veteran to understanding the do’s and don’ts of good design. Tracy enjoys traveling with her family, fine dining, and raising chickens in her back yard.
The Construction Team
Lonnie is our youngest “rock star” Superintendent. Just like owner, Shan Jenkins, Lonnie graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Construction Science and has extensive knowledge of time-tested principles in the building sciences. He oversees all the daily construction on the jobsite. It is easy to see that Lonnie works out and takes good care of himself. What many people don’t know about Lonnie is that he once participated in bodybuilding competitions.
Denny came to us from Winter Park, Colorado, where he served as a Project Superintendent building luxury homes in a resort mountainside community for 11 years alongside our very own Estimator, Skyler. While Skyler came to Texas many years ago, it took Denny just a little longer to get here, but we are so glad to he made it. Denny oversees day-to-day operations on his projects, ensuring quality and schedule are maintained.
Johnny also came to us from Colorado. He has 22 years of experience in the home-building industry and a Construction Management degree from Western State College. He also has Trade Certifications as a Journeyman Carpenter, Painter, Home Inspector, and CAT Adjuster. Johnny enjoys being on the water boating and wakeboarding, and also enjoys building old muscle cars.
Colt’s years of experience have earned him the respect of those who work on his team, but it is his easy-going and friendly attitude that makes him so likable. He joined our team after 15 years of experience in the construction industry with most of those years spent building luxury homes in the Austin and Lakeway area. So he is very familiar with local codes, enforcement entities, and inspection requirements. Colt enjoys spending time with family and cooking on his “Patent Pending” Texas 7 Grills.
Pegi has over 15 years of experience in business finance management. In addition to being the Director of First Impressions, she is responsible for making sure our office runs smoothly. As the initial point of contact for most clients, she makes a great first impression at the front door as well as on the phone. Pegi holds a BBA in Marketing from Texas A&M University. She is a wonderful Mother and enjoys live music, wine tours, the beach, fishing, and relaxing with her family. Her local favorites include: Shady Grove and the Oasis.
Garrett handles estimating & specifications for all our projects. While a project is still in design, he is busy finding the right materials for our design team to ensure projects stay on budget. Garrett has a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communication and a McCombs Business Foundations Certificate from the University of Texas where he graduated (and also played Baseball for UT). He loves golf, hunting, fishing, and really anything outdoors. His favorite restaurants are Matts El Rancho and Ranch 616.
Scheduling & Procurement Manager
Warranty and Maintenance Manager
Travis is our detail-oriented, conscientious, and extremely resourceful After-care Manager. Clients have told us that Travis makes owning and living in a Jenkins home a delight. He answers questions and helps out anytime something just didn’t operate as expected. Working in high end residential woodworking and as a business owner for almost 20 years, Travis can troubleshoot and quickly handle any issue. Plus, as a military man (still serving in The Texas National Guard), he is quick to answer the phone and strives to always be on time.