Our Team

Matt Johnson

With over 20 years of construction experience and entrepreneurial vision, the founder of Blackstone Homes has dedicated his life to perfecting the home building process and home buyer experience. As a graduate of Texas A&M University (Class of 2004), Matt understands that hard work and planning are the only true paths that lead to success. Matt loves to travel with his wife and children, scuba dive, and soar to new heights as a certified pilot.

Matt Johnson

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

Vanessa Johnson

Since the very first Blackstone Home was designed in 2008, Vanessa has been infusing her ingenious creativity & rigorous entrepreneurial spirit into everything we do. Her rich cultural background has proved invaluable in crafting what we do and how we do it. She graduated from Baylor University with her degree in Business Marketing & Real Estate. She shares her love of travel and scuba diving with her husband and family while still making plenty time for her sugar daddy, Mickey Mouse.

Vanessa Johnson

CO-FOUNDER & DESIGN DIRECTOR

Jasen Coots

Raised in rural Centerville, Texas, Jasen grew up knowing the value of hard work and the commitment it takes to be successful. He graduated from Midwestern State University and after college moved to College Station and entered the healthcare industry. For 12 years he used his knowledge of process and efficiency to lead several departments in the healthcare administration before joining the Blackstone Team. Jasen is an avid golfer but plays just about any sport he finds time for.

Jasen Coots

VICE PRESIDENT

Jeremiah McKee

As the New Home Consultant for Blackstone Homes, Jeremiah understands that the most important attribute of a brand-new home is the family that will be living in it for years to come. He personally understands how important it is that everyone in the family feels comfortable when buying a new home by consistently making the home-buying process as simple as possible for the Buyers. Outside of work, Jeremiah spends his time with his wife and three children. He has passion for music and toured all over the country with his piano jazz/thrash trio, Jumbie.

Jeremiah McKee

NEW HOME CONSULTANT

Rob Eisendrath

Guiding people into the home of their dreams is truly Rob’s passion. His natural conviction to inspire and uplift those around him brought him from the world of Finance to the Blackstone Team. With his years of experience in finance, he has the unique ability to help buyers conquer the numbers with confidence and provide clear peace of mind. Outside of work, Rob enjoys spending time with his Fiance and their two dogs, Pete and Bane. You will usually find them out on the water at Lake Conroe or working out at their CrossFit gym together.

Rob Eisendrath

NEW HOME CONSULTANT

Russell Blythe

Originally from El Paso, Texas, and a graduate of Adams State University, he brings 30+ years of experience in information technology and project management — with half of those years spent in the homebuilding industry — to the team. Today Russell is responsible for back-end operations including all estimating, purchasing, accounting and IT. When not at Blackstone, Russell loves spending time with his family and exploring a variety of interests, including grilling, traveling, board and video gaming, and golf.

Russell Blythe

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Telly Murphree

Telly Murphree joined Blackstone Homes in 2012 bringing over 25 years of construction knowledge and experience to the team. Telly’s extensive construction background began at a young age working with his father and learning the hands-on approach. Prior to joining Blackstone, he obtained his Master Plumber License in 2006 and was an owner of a plumbing company. Attention to detail and relentless focus on quality make him one of the premier construction superintendents in the area. Away from the job site Telly can be found enjoying fishing and hunting with friends and family.

Telly Murphree

CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT

Joe White

Joe White is a customer relations expert and project manager for Blackstone Homes, and joined the team in 2013. He brings a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of both residential and commercial construction to the team. Having experience in all aspects of project management — from the bidding stage to completion — Joe’s responsibilities include project management, customer satisfaction and warranty coordination. He is driven to deliver more than just a great home; he is dedicated to building and maintaining relationships based on trust.

Joe White

WARRANTY MANAGER

Abby Oliver

Abby is the Accounting Manager for Blackstone Homes. Abby is responsible for day to day accounting operations, ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of all transactions and keeping our office running smoothly. Abby received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics with an emphasis in Finance and Real Estate from Texas A&M University (Class of 2008). During her free time, Abby enjoys serving the community as Treasurer for the Bubba Moore Foundation, a local non-profit charitable organization. Abby lives in Bryan with her husband Zac and their daughter, Ryan.

Abby Oliver

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Anthony Antunez

Anthony is a professional, creative, and innovative architectural designer whose primary focus is to realize the vision of your new home. He received his Master’s Degree in Architecture from Texas A&M University in Spring of 2020. Prior to joining Blackstone, he designed custom cabinets. He enjoys traveling and visiting new places. He has been to Mexico, El Salvador, China, Taiwan, and Sweden. Away from work, you can find Anthony creating on his computer or frequenting Chick-fil-a.

Anthony Antunez

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER