OUR TEAM

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At Katz Builders Inc. we're so proud of our award-winning team.

From design, engineering and construction, our team is the backbone of more than 35 years, successfully serving the Austin, Texas community.

Designer

Architect

Engineer

Contractor

JOEL B. KATZ

Head Coach

Certifications
CPA – Certified Public Accountant
GMB – First Custom Home Builder in Austin to be certified as a “Graduate Master Builder“ by the National Association of Home Builders
CGP – Certified Green Professional by the National Association of Home Builders

Exceptional Recognition
“2005 J.B. Sandlin Builder of the Year” presented by the Texas Association of Builders for his exemplary service and leadership contribution to the building industry at the local, state and national level.
“2002 Turnquist – Tungedhat Award” presented by Austin Habitat for Humanity for Board commitment beyond the scope of responsibility.
“1999 Distinguished Excellence Award” from the Texas Capitol Area Builders Association for his contribution to the building industry and the Texas Capitol Area Builders Association.

GREG L. KATZ

Builder

In the home building industry since 1989:
2010-present – Katz Builders, Inc. Builder for custom homes, remodels and additions
2004-2010 – Katz Builders, Inc. Field Superintendent for custom homes, remodels and additions
1996-2004 Contractor – Provided Katz Builders, Inc., with punch out and correction services
1994-1996 – Hill Country Shades of Texas – Fabricator and installer of awnings and shades
1990-1992 – Wood Rite Cabinet Shop – Custom cabinet manufacturer and installer
1989-1990 – Stripling Blake – Lumber sales
Completed Continuing Education:
2008 - Houses That Work - by Mark LaLiberte
2008 – OSHA Safety Certified
2005 – Essential Building Skills
Stephen F. Austin University
1992-1994 – Liberal Arts
Home Building Industry Certifications
Green Boots – 2012

CORY C. SIMMONS

Field Superintendent

Corey came to Katz Builders from Philadelphia where he worked for remodeling and handyman companies. Corey's strength is that he is a terrific technician and from his years of hands on experience, he understands how things come together. His strong values of quality and customer service makes him a very good fit to the already cohesive Katz Builders, Inc. Team.

CHEREE' R. TAYLOR

Office Administrator, Project Coordinator

Cheree' has perfected the art of being an office manager and administrative assistant, while working for companies in the travel, industrial, international and medical fields. Cheree' comes to Katz Builders, Inc., by way of Houston where she worked as the office manager for another luxury custom homebuilder. Cheree's organizational skills are a great strength and are being put to use as she coordinates the production work flow of the homes that Katz Builders, Inc. Team is building and remodeling.

LUCY T. KATZ

V.P. Operations & Customer Service

Certifications
National Association of Home Builders – Trainer
National Association of Home Builders – Certified Aging in Place Specialist
National Association of Personnel Consultants – Certified Personnel Consultant
Americans with Disability Act, State of Texas – Train the Trainer
EPA Certified – Lead-Safe Renovator
ProEarth University Certified First Responder Graduate “2009″

Exceptional Recognition
National Association of Home Builders Life Director
Texas Association of Builders – Remodeler of the Year
YWCA Woman of the Year – Community Service -
National Association of Builders & TAB Association Excellence Award for Best Magazine – Editorial Chairwoman Texas Builder Magazine
Women’s Council of Realtors – Affiliate of the Year
City of Austin – Woman Making A Difference

Current
Texas Hill Country National Kitchen & Bath President 2018-2019
City of Austin Residential Design Compatibility Commissioner 2009 – 2015
National Association of Home Builders Committees: (NAHB)
Green Remodelers Council Chair 2009
Remodeler Council Trustee 2006
Builder 20 Trustee Alternate 2005 – 2012
Custom Builders Committee 2003 – present
Custom Builders Symposium Committee
Education Committee 2001 – 2009
Single Family Small Volume Committee 2001 – 2009
International Builder Show Education Committee 2003 -2007
Publication Workgroup
NAHB Life Board Director
Green Remodelers Council Committee Member
Texas Association of Builders (TAB):
Remodelers Council Chairperson 2013-2015
Remodelers Council Chairperson 2006-2007
Life Board Director
Association Planning Committee Member 2002 – 2012
Remodelers Council Member 2004 – present
Communications Committee Chair 2000-2003
Texas Builder Magazine Editorial Chair 2000-2003
The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin:
Custom Builder Council Steering Committee 2005 – 2013
National Association of Remodelers Institute (NARI)
President – 2009
President Elect – 2008
Education/Program Chair 2006
Board director 2006/2011
National Kitchen and Bath Association 2010 – present
Board Director

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

If you’re planning on upgrading your home or business, trust in the expertise and quality of Katz Builders, Inc. As a design build firm, we ensure that all steps of the process are completed with a keen eye for superior results, in house and on budget. Contact us today to schedule a consultation. We’d love to hear from you!