MEET THE TEAM
Owner and Founder
Michael is the Founder of MidCentury Homes and the subsidiary, MidCentury Design Studio. He graduated the University of Texas, Austin School of Business, with his Bachelor's in Marketing and Finance. He is a 24-year real estate veteran experienced in commercial, multi-family and residential development, site selection, and entitlements. Michael oversees the daily operations of MidCentury Design Studio, including rendered plan set development, structural engineering requests, and interior and exterior design selections. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Krista and their five children.
Director of Design Services
Attending two of Texas’ premier institutions during his college experience, Landon obtained his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Following, he received his Master of Architecture and Master of Land & Property Development from Texas A&M. Post graduation, he has designed and built various residential projects across the state, gaining first-hand experience in the field. He continues to express his passion as Director of MidCentury Design Studio, helping clients throughout the design process to create their perfect MidCentury home!
Director of Interior Design
Whitney comes from a background in Commercial Interiors & Model Home Merchandising. She is a graduate from Texas State University’s Interior Design Program, with a minor in Business Administration. Her program at Texas State was awarded the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. Currently, she is the Chair for the Austin American Society of Interior Designers, and a member of the Junior League of Austin. When she is not working, her and her husband enjoy traveling and searching for the best places to eat.
Director of Client Relations
Lauren grew up on her father’s construction sites and has had an affinity for the home building process ever since. She works with our clients throughout their contract, lending, and design processes. She is a graduate of Texas State University, and in her free time, likes to spend time with friends, family, and her great dane, Bosco. Her and her husband plan to welcome their first child, a baby boy, in Spring of 2022.
Jordan received her Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Design from Texas A&M University, and following completion, earned her Master's Degree in Architecture. Post-graduation, she gained professional experience at a design firm, specializing in educational architecture. However, she never lost sight of her passion - residential design. Assisting with design services, she is enthusiastic to contribute to the future homes of families. Outside of work, Jordan is an ocean advocate, music enthusiast, and avid scuba diver. She loves spending time with her beloved dog, Pearl, her husband, and their friends and family.
Interior Design Associate
Previously working under a local Austin Interior Designer, Marlaina has grown to learn the trade over years of experience. From assisting shoots for Austin Tribeza, to painting commercial murals and shopping locally for customers, her experience introduced her to the colorful design world. Marlaina is the youngest of 5 girls, Austin-born-and-raised, and on her days off, enjoys taking her dog to Zilker Park. She now works to assist Whitney with interior and exterior design selections.
Director of Rendering Services
Alex received his Bachelor's degree in Architecture from Texas A&M University, with an emphasis in Environmental Design. He has had over 15 years of professional design experience and worked with many architects and urban developers over the years, such as Milosav Cekic, Darwin Harrison, Marley Porter, Moody Andrews, Steve Mouzon, Eric Moser, Jan Sotelo, Matt Bailey, and Brandon Easterling. Working alongside our founder and builder for several decades now, he currently works on plan sets and renderings for upcoming projects.
Rendering Services Associate
Tracy comes from a background of eight years of experience in Architectural and Engineering Design. Along with his Associates in Drafting and Design, he is working to currently complete his Bachelor's Degree in Science of Architecture, with a minor in Digital Media. In his spare time, he likes to create pop art and contemporary abstract art paintings. He now works alongside Alex in the MidCentury Design Studio Department, to produce interior and exterior renderings for clients and upcoming projects.