The Matt Powers Custom Homes & Renovations team prides itself in the belief that the home is only part of the process. The experience of designing and building a new home should provide cherished memories for a lifetime.
The Matt Powers Custom Homes Team, made up of award winning architects and craftsmen with abilities of years gone by, work to blend the time-honored craftsmanship and architectural styles of old, with modern construction techniques to create homes that perform at the highest level of energy efficiency, yet maintains their timeless charm for years to come.
Owners, Matt Powers and Dewey Hennessee join the buyer to orchestrate and coordinate the process from the early design development meetings with the architects through each stage of construction.
Matt Powers MBA
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
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.
Laura Powers, Marketing Director
Born in Arizona, Laura moved to Texas to come to Baylor. Graduating with a BBA in Finance, she moved to Houston and worked as a process and systems consultant for one of the big six accounting firms for 10 years. Mother of two, she has volunteered and been involved with raising her and Matt’s children.