Meet the team


Brett Ames

Brett Ames

Principal
p:   858-945-6777
e:   brett@amesdesignbuild.com

Brett, the owner and principal of Ames Design Build, has built the company into what it is today: a highly successful land development and estate building company with an eye towards excellence and expansion. He has been an innovator in the San Diego building marketplace and looks to continue that trend in San Diego and bring that same level of sophistication to Austin, Texas.

Brett brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the company. He has a pre-law degree from the University of Oklahoma and has been involved at the management level in the oil and gas business, commercial and residential land development, and construction for more than 30 years.


Grant Ames

Grant Ames

Project Manager
p:   512-202-4237
e:   grant@amesdesignbuild.com

Grant started his career in land acquisition, entitlement and real estate development. During that time he trained under high-level developers, builders, and contractors gaining a wide range of experience. He is a second generation home builder and has been working in various areas of the industry for over a decade. Currently, Grant is focused on project managing residential construction speculative builds. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Accountancy and Information Technology.

Grant enjoys the challenges of value engineering projects while maintaining high levels of quality. He is passionate about the building science community in Austin and finding common sense approaches to improving home building techniques while maintaining affordability.


Bryonny Van Camp

Bryonny Van Camp

Finance/Controller
p:  805-459-6693
e:  bryonny@amesdesignbuild.com

Bryonny has over 16 years of experience in accounting and the construction management industry and has worked with Ames Design Build for more than eight years. She primarily focuses on business agreements, deal structures, project financing, financial, and tax accounting for the company. Bryonny has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and was previously a Senior Audit Associate at KPMG.


Shandalin Mulig

Shandalin Mulig

Project Coordinator
p:  512-426-1014
e:  shandalin@amesdesignbuild.com

Shandalin comes to Ames Design Build with a background in biological medical sales. Blessed with the opportunity to stay at home with her young family for almost 10 years, she's excited to reenter the workforce with Ames. With a degree in Psychology and a minor in Biology, her success in sales and running her family has honed her skills in organization, attention detail, multi-tasking, and customer service. She enjoys the fast-paced environment of custom home building and the exceptional product and service Ames delivers customers.


Ken Wilson

Ken Wilson

Superintendent
Ken Wilson oversees the daily operations of home construction for Ames Design Build. With more than ten years of experience in both commercial and custom residential projects, Ken brings a wealth of knowledge and an eye for excellence that he uses to ensure that your home is completed on time and to the high standard of quality of an ADB project.

Ken began his career in custom home carpentry and maintains a passion for the art and beauty of building. His attention to detail, creativity and commitment to customer satisfaction is renown in Central Texas, and you can find many of his custom designs in luxury homes located throughout Austin and the greater Austin area.

Ken's years of success in collaborating with designers, architects, builders, home owners and tradesman show his strong commitment to excellence in all aspects of his craft.

Dan Hannon

Dan Hannon

Superintendent
Dan is a superintendent with Ames Design Build and oversees site management on our custom projects. He is a highly skilled carpenter and building site manager with over thirty years of experience working in custom, commercial, and residential construction. Building on his life-long interest in art, design, furniture and cabinet making, Dan brings an acute eye for detail & quality to each project he works on and supervises. He works closely with architects, engineers, designers, and sub-contractors to develop what has been imagined on paper into a unique, beautiful, and well-crafted home.

Dan has worked in New Jersey, New York, and Texas in the construction industry. He enjoys traveling and learning more about the different building projects and methods he has encountered throughout the world. Many of the homes and projects he’s worked in on have been featured in national and international publications.

Phil Perry

Phil Perry

Assistant Project Manager
Phil graduated from Duke University with a degree in psychology. He translated that knowledge into careers in business development and education. After spending time remodeling his own home, he found a passion for building and has joined Ames as an assistant project manager. During his varied career, he developed a passion for working with people and pushing the limits of his own knowledge. By joining Ames, Phil hopes to bring the enjoyment of living in Austin to other families looking to do the same.