David Colman joined K Austin & Associates in January of 2016. David brings a wealth of knowledge with his 32 years of experience in the construction industry. David is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, honorably discharge. Prior to joining K Austin, David was the owner of an architectural millwork installation company for 16 Years and is a Master carpenter as well as being extremely detailed oriented. David currently oversees the operations and production of all K Austin projects. We are thrilled David joined our team as he has many skills that K Austin and our clients will benefit from in his role. David enjoys horse ranching on his land in his time away from work.
Winston deBlanc joined K Austin & Associates in the first quarter of 2016. He has a wide range of experience in commercial construction spanning four decades as a Field Superintendent, Estimator and Project Manager. He has ground up experience that includes tilt wall and metal frame, along with interior experience that includes medical, professional and education. He has developed safety training for a multinational corporation, trained executives in media presentation and traveled across North and South America documenting the construction of energy infrastructure and power plants. He is ordained to the Gospel Ministry, has served in jail ministry and, until recently, was a bi-vocational pastor in Hempstead, TX. He enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.
Stephen Leaver joined K Austin & Associates in January of 2018. Stephen has several years of experience working with Project Management, Quality Control, and Non-Destructive Testing in the commercial construction industry. We are pleased to have Stephen join our team while managing a wide variety of interior build-out and renovation projects for K Austin. Born and raised in Texas, he enjoys spending time with his wife, son and daughter. He is an avid outdoors man and enjoys hunting and fishing.
David Markell joined K Austin & Associates in November of 2016. David has 40 plus years of experience in the construction industry serving as a site supervisor and construction manager in the residential and commercial fields, and operations manager in the industrial field. David has extensive knowledge in concrete, framing, trim, flooring, and roofing. His focus is on execution and innovation while holding schedules and budgets a top priority. David’s prior experiences also include being a journeyman carpenter and owning a framing and general contracting business. When not at work, David enjoys being an avid distance cyclist with completing 12 MS150 rides as well as a distance runner with completing multiple marathon and ultra-marathon events. He has also led a volunteer group serving monthly at the Ronald McDonald House in Houston since 2010. Through David’s volunteer work, he raises money benefiting many organizations all while putting God first. David resides in Houston with his wife, has 6 kids and 14 grandchildren with ages ranging from two to college age.