John Marek, Owner
John is a Southwest Texas State University graduate and has more than three decades of experience working in custom home building and real estate. He has held a variety of management positions from Austin to Houston with Pulte Homes and Beazer Homes. In 1998, he opened John Marek Custom Homes and began building in the Bellville area. Being born and raised in Austin County, John strives to take care of his community by providing exceptional quality and service to everyone. John partnered with Brandt Wilke in 2011 to create Willmark Homes. John's extensive knowledge of custom home building as well as his real estate background provide an invaluable service to Willmark's clients. He understands how to help customers make wise long-term financial decisions while still building a home that embodies their unique styles and tastes.
Brandt Wilke, Owner
Brandt Wilke is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University. After graduation, he worked for Milburn Homes in Austin, Texas until 1997. He then relocated to Bellville working for Taylor Morrison Homes for the next ten years. The last eight were spent as an area manager where he managed over 30 builders, 25 neighborhoods and hundreds of homes ranging from $250,000 to $1,000,000 in the Katy, Sugarland, Pearland and League City areas of Houston. After building years of experience in the corporate world, Brandt was ready to come home to Bellville and pursue his passion of building dream homes. In 2011 Brandt partnered with John Marek to create Willmark Homes. His expertise in home building and his determination to run an honest business with unparalleled quality has helped Willmark Homes become a name people can trust. Since then, they have built numerous projects in all shapes and styles and continue to help people realize their dreams through their custom homes.
Clay Elkins, Vice President of Operations
Clay graduated from the University of Houston and has 15 years of experience in construction and construction management. From 2004 to 2011, Clay worked as a builder for Taylor Morrison Homes. He managed the completion of more than 300 new homes for five neighborhoods in the prestigious Cinco Ranch Development in Katy, Texas. Shortly after Willmark's inception, Clay was brought on to the team. Brandt and John knew that his work ethic and attention to detail would make him a vital part of their team and they were correct. His workmanship and exceptional eye for quality has helped Willmark Homes become a recognizable standard that our clients can expect in their homes.
Sabrina Sandoval, Sales & Marketing
Sabrina is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Communications and Journalism. She helps our customers through the planning and design process before construction begins. She is committed to making each homeowners vision for their home come to life and she is always available to help with anything our clients should need during construction. Putting an entire house together can be overwhelming but Sabrina makes it enjoyable and one of the most fun parts about building with us. She is an expert at guiding our customers through the design process while always keeping their budgets in mind.
Zach Ussery, Lead Project Manager
Zach is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He brings his experience with Meritage Homes as a Construction Manager to our company. He managed homebuilding construction through all phases to ensure the delivery of a quality home. With the addition of Zach to our team, we are able to take on more projects and expand our build coverage area. His finance background combined with his construction expertise bring a unique and essential skill set to each project he builds.