About Us

A note from Matt Powers

My team and I have been building for friends and family for over 20 years. I started in the home building business as a superintendent for a local Texas builder in 1992. Since then, I have built 250 homes and managed construction for the 5th largest city in the US for the largest home builder in the US, and started, built and sold a regional build-on-your-lot company. In 2001, I started Matt Powers Custom Homes to focus on creating distinguished homes for discriminating home owners. Each member of our team is fully trained and qualified to exceed your expectations. We build your home as if it were our own. Your decision to build or renovate is important to us and we value your relationship. We are a professional organization and will accompany you in every decision and step of the process. I look forward to meeting you soon.
Native Houstonian and resident of The Woodlands, Matt Powers, with over 20 years of building experience in Houston and The Woodlands, is more than a home improvement professional. He understands the investment in your home and helps analyze market value, resale, design, and location to help you make a decision to remodel/rebuild/purchase for the best return. Holding a BBA and MBA in Finance from Baylor University, Matt Powers has been building homes in the Houston Market since 1992. Prior to founding Matt Powers Custom Homes, he co-founded a specialized building company, and has extensive real estate development experience.

Dewey Hennessee CGP, CAPS, CGB, GMB

dwh@mattpowerscustomhomes.com

Holding a BBA from University of Texas, Dewey Hennessee has been building homes in the Houston Market since 1978. Prior to his involvement with Matt Powers Custom Homes & Renovations, he has headed major national homebuilders purchasing departments, and has lead a previous company that his father founded in the late 1950’s.

CGP – Certified Green Professional; CAPS – Certified Aging in Place Specialist; CGB – Certified Graduate Builder; GMB – Graduate Master Builder

Jeff Kowalski CGP, GMB, CGB

Jeff Kowalski has 15 years experience working with a nationally recognized, prominent Houston home builder building in Houston’s finest master planned communities, where he managed all aspects of multi-site custom home construction. He demonstrates his dedication to Matt Powers Custom Homes’ level of excellence by focusing on construction details and relationships with buyers, associates, vendors, and contractors. Jeff holds a BS in Industrial Management from Sam Houston State University. A native of Houston, Texas, he is married with 2 children.

CGP – Certified Green Professional; GMB – Graduate Master Builder

Beau is a Texas A&M graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Construction Science and has been in the construction field for over 13 years in the Houston area. He has experience working on a variety of projects, from luxury home renovations to high end custom new home builds. Relationships are key to a successful home renovation and Beau enjoys working with clients through the design and construction process to transform their current house into the home of their dreams. In his free time, Beau volunteers at his church in the student ministry along with his wife, who is a teacher in CyFair. He also trains and participates in triathlons and road cycling races.

Joy Janacek, Office Manger

Joy is a native Texan with over 20 years of experience in budgeting, planning, financial analysis and reporting. She has a degree in business from Durham College of San Antonio. Prior to joining Matt Powers Custom Homes & Renovations, she worked for both national and local home builders.

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