Team

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Richard White

President / Owner

Richard graduated from Texas Christian University in 1998. He is a third generation builder and started Abode in 2006 after 10 years in the industry working with his father. He has overseen 60+ projects to completion and maintains relationships with many of the best architects in Austin.

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Richard White Sr,

Vice President

Richard is a second generation builder who has been building homes since 1974. He oversees all aspects of construction and estimating at Abode. He has extensive experience with foundation and landscaping.

Richard attended Texas State University where he studied engineering.

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Christopher King

Chief Financial Officer

Christopher leads Abode Homes' Accounting and Operations staff. Christopher's duties include hiring professional and technical staff, implementing budget plans, writing business plans, and installing effective management information systems.

With a strong knowledge of both cash and accrual accounting systems, Christopher has been responsible for a range of different budgets. He has experience in all aspects of financial forecasting, resource allocation, fund management, accounting and control. He has been with Abode since 2014.

Christopher attended the University of Oklahoma where he studied Accounting and Finance.

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Courtney Higgins

Office Manager

Courtney came to Abode Modern Homes with over 5 years of customer service and management experience. She undertakes her administrative responsibilities at Abode with a knack for communication and an exceptional attention to detail. Her passion for people, persistent enthusiasm, and organization in the office make her an essential part of the team.

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Alex Long

Project Manager

Alex has been in the construction industry for 30+ years. He has 20+ years of experience in construction management, Prior to Abode, Alex owned his own residential construction company where he handled all aspects of construction for many high end projects.

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Patrick Pestorious

Project Manager

Patrick has spent 20+ years in the construction industry. He started out as a trim carpenter in 1994 and moved into construction management about 10 years ago. He has been with Abode since 2016.

Blaine Vortman

Project Manager

Blaine's background includes 20+ years in real estate and construction. He has been with Abode since 2015. He attended Texas State University where he studied construction science.