Professionals You Can Trust
We have assembled the best and brightest professionals in the industry. Our team of Architects, Interior Designers, Builders, Estimators, Project Managers, Real Estate Specialists and Support Staff bring unparalleled experience and creative process to Jauregui's distinctive residential design/build.
Luis Jauregui, AIA
PrincipalsPresident / Lead Architect & Builder
Luis Jauregui, A.I.A., is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Masters Degree in Architecture and an undergraduate degree in Environmental Design. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Austin Chapter AIA.
Mr. Jauregui has provided exceptional leadership in the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin (HBA), serving as President in 1999 and as director for many consecutive years. He is also a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association. Luis is a member of The Custom Builder Council (HBA) which he helped to establish, and has served as its president. He has been appointed as a state and national director of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and was elected to NAHB's elite Builder 20, a nationally selected group of million dollar home builders.
Other past and present affiliations include the Austin Community College Foundation Board; Long Range Planning Committee of Eanes ISD; The Austin International Group, President; Mexic-Arte Museum Board; Caritas Clinic Board; and appointee to the Economic Development Commission to the City of Austin.
VP Sales & Marketing
PrincipalsVP Sales & Marketing / Broker
Susan Jauregui is a respected Realtor/broker, G.R.I., dedicated professionally to assisting Jauregui clients in their new home needs. A graduate of Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Journalism, Susan's primary responsibilities are areas of Marketing, New Business and Brokerage. She is the initial contact for new clients and remains involved throughout the design/build process. Susan brings a Realtor's expertise to the sales and negotiations of our speculative homes, and is a strong advocate to our Realtor associates.
Susan is an active member in the Austin, Houston and San Antonio Boards of Realtors. Professional designations include the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) and Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) candidate. Susan also serves on the board of Travis County Municipal Utility District #14.
Jim Gandy, AIA
A ten year plus veteran at Jauregui, Jim Gandy, A.I.A., is a registered architect and lead project designer. As department head, Jim directs the architects and projects from preliminary design thru completed construction drawings.
Jim received his bachelor of architecture from the University of Minnesota in 1976. He brings invaluable experience of over 25 years in residential design to Jauregui.
Sean Williamson, AIA
Sr. Architect, LEED AP
Sean Williamson, A.I.A. and Senior Architect, brings an artist's eye and well trained hand to preliminary design work. In addition to a decade of quality design experience and architectural management with Chas Architects, Sean graduated cum laude from Drury University, earning multiple Bachelor of Arts degrees in Architecture, Studio Art, Art and Architecture History, and Philosophy and Religion. He most recently completed his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and an internship with HOK Architects in Hong Kong.
Maria Abarca, AIA
Architect, LEED AP
With over ten years at Jauregui, Maria brings a critical eye as an architect to project drawings and specifications. Her broad experience includes interfacing with project engineers and design review boards. Maria is a registered architect who is LEED AP certified. She holds both a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University.
Sharon George brings over 9 years experience in high end residential design with an emphasis on energy efficient design. A licensed architect, Sharon obtained her Masters of Science in Architectural Studies – Sustainable Architecture from U.T. She is also well versed in local codes and ordinances and project management in general.
As Intern Architect, Rob Ward contributes to the development of extensive construction documents including drawings and specifications to insure that the architect's design is properly documented. Rob received his Master of Architecture from the University of Texas with a specialization in Historic Preservation. Rob additionally holds a Bachelor of Music from SMU.
Crystal Montelongo works closely with both the architectural and interior design departments, providing detailed construction drawings for architectural elements such as decorative iron, carved stone and cabinet embellishments. Crystal graduated magna cum laude from Texas State University with a Bachelors degree in Interior Design.
Whitney Cooper earned her Masters in Architecture with an emphasis in Sustainability and her Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the University of Texas and University of Michigan, respectively. Whitney brings well rounded experience to her position as Architect Intern where she focuses on new product research, maintaining Jauregui's design library at the cutting edge.
Stephen Grant earned a Professional Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin. Stephen is a valued member of our architectural staff as a Revit specialist and BIM manager. Additionally a render artist, Stephen excels at quality graphics and renderings which further enhance our clients' experience with architectural design.
Susie Jauregui is an Interior Designer for the Furnishings Department at Jauregui. A graduate of Parsons Design School in New York with additional studies at Parsons Paris, Susie earned a Bachelor of Science in Design Management. Susie is pursuing an MBA at St. Edward's University, Austin, with a focus in Operations Management.
Katie Poulos holds a BA in Graphic Design from St. Edward's University and is completing a second degree in Interior Design from Texas State University. She is an active member of the American Society of Interior Designers, the International Interior Design Association and the United States Green Building Council.
InteriorsInteriors Administrative Assistant
A University of Tulsa graduate, Renee Brooks earned her BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Accounting. Combining her strong financial foundation with a love for design, Renee is perfect fit for the Interiors Department.
Lorna Gardner brings over ten years seniority as Construction Estimator for Jauregui. Lorna's main priority is evaluating cost of materials and labor for each job and procuring work contracts for construction. Additionally, Lorna oversees current and historical cost reporting systems and provides overall management to the construction department. With more than 20 years in the construction industry, Lorna is knowledgeable in all aspects of project management and administration.
Ray Sasser brings over 25 years of intensive field management to Jauregui, where he has served in as Project Builder for 10 years plus. Ray excels at trouble shooting in the field and his experience is highly regarded by his homeowners. Ray's commitment to the company and his projects is evidenced in his tireless work ethic.
Joe brings over 20 years of residential construction experience to Jauregui. A graduate of UT in Business Administration, Joe comes back to his Texas roots via extensive years in the Florida market.
Leonard Glenn brings strong residential construction experience to his position as Project Builder in Jauregui's Houston division. With a B.B.A from Texas A&M, Leonard excels at project supervision on site, maintaining the highest standards of quality and scheduling. Leonard is appreciated for his effective communication with clients and team alike.
Armando Vega is a construction professional of over 25 years, bringing 14 years experience in the San Francisco market followed by over a decade of construction management in Houston. Armando prides himself on critical path scheduling and strong field supervision to insure a timely built and well crafted home for his owners.
Jessica Schmer is a power house of a Project Manager who goes out of her way for her project team as well as owners. One of Jessica's innumerable strengths is organizing intimidating selection schedules to insure accurate, timely site deliveries. Jessica minored in Architecture and holds an interior design degree from the University of Texas.
Susana Glenn is a Project Manager who brings an architect's training and bilingual proficiency to Jauregui's diverse projects. Susana's knowledge of technical details is conducive to explaining construction process to her clients. Susanna holds a Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Tamaulipas in Tampico, Mexico.
Denise Muniz brings 10 years of strong construction experience in the field as well as in project management. Having studied both construction management and drafting, Denise is particularly prepared for any role that comes her way. She is a welcome addition to Jauregui
Jennifer Ridgway has extensive experience inproject management, primarily in residential construction in the Houston area. She also brings strengths in office management and client service. Jennifer is an integral team player in the construction department.
As Purchasing Manager, Gail O'Kelly is responsible for the review and management of all construction invoices, vendor accounts, and equipment logs as well as providing general assistance to the Estimator. Gail attended West Texas State A&M and brings extensive administrative experience in high-end residential construction.
Erin Sharpe brings a well rounded background to Jauregui and her position as Purchasing Coordinator. With a major in Interior Design and minor in Journalism from the University of Nevada, Erin has narrowed her career focus to project management, bringing a strong skill set from her experience in commercial construction.
Patty Hamilton obtained a Bachelors degree from The University of Texas at Austin where she was on the women's golf team. Patty brings over five years experience in the residential construction industry and provides administrative support to the estimating and purchasing departments.
Allegra Molatore is a great addition to the Sales and Marketing department with her strong communication skills and social media savvy. New to Austin in 2012, Allegra earned a Bachelor's of Arts in Journalism with an emphasis in Advertising, as well as Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Advertising from the Art Institute of Portland.
Arielle Thompson moved from Lubbock to accept the position of Accounts Manager and continues to exceed our expectations. With a BBA in Accounting and Finance from Texas Tech, Arielle brings 8 years of strong bookkeeping and administrative expertise. She looks forward to assisting all of our clients in the area of project funding.