Meet The Team
It's All In The Details
Our team of experienced building professionals, led by Owner and President Mike Heid, guides you through the entire process - from initial floor plans to finishing decor. Mike grew up in the construction industry and has a craftsman’s eye for details. He understands all the stages your home goes through during construction and will make sure your home fulfills our high standards of quality and value.
Mike loves building and remodeling homes. He has been in the building business since he was 15 years old, and that’s when he discovered a lifelong passion for building homes that reflect the taste, style and dreams of the owners. He founded MK Homes in 1995 to do both custom homebuilding and remodeling.
Mike continually studies to stay on the industry’s cutting edge keeping a higher standard for himself & his people. Mike and his talented team of craftsman build much more than houses. They build a long term relationship with every homeowner by forming a close partnership to bring the homeowners vision to reality. Mike considers his customers his friends and the feeling is mutual.
Mike’s professional affiliations include the National Association of Homebuilders, Texas Association of Builders, Greater Fort Worth Builders Association, NAHB and the Better Business Bureau.
Owner, Vice President, Interior Designer
Kelly is the "K" in MK... Kelly has been part of the team since 1995. She is our interior designer for our spec homes and also helps in the office. Her and Mike have three beautiful children, Lindsay, Brady and Blake. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shopping, decorating and loving on her two beautiful grandchildren Channing and Lane! Her passion is helping others, being apart of their home building journey and keeping up to date on the latest trends!
Vice President of Operations
Jon Nottingham is our VP of Operations. He graduated from The University of Akron where he played baseball. Since then, he’s gained much experience in helping businesses not only grow but thrive in his previous positions. He is married to his beautiful wife, Shelby. They have an adorable baby girl named Gianna. Jon enjoys going to baseball games, being outdoors, spending time with friends and family and watching movies. He loves what he does because he gets to help our clients dream homes become a reality. His favorite part of his job is meeting with homeowners, forming long lasting relationships and making the process of building your dream home enjoyable!
Darlene Longbrake has worked in finance and accounting for over 35 years and brings that passion with her as our Office Manager. She is a mother to six kids and enjoys being "Mimi" to her three grandchildren. She loves to travel, spend time with her family and friends and being outdoors. Darlene finds it rewarding and exciting to interact with our homeowners and watch their dream homes become a reality.
Shelby Nottingham is our Selections Coordinator and also helps in our office. She graduated college with her Associates Degree in Business Management. She’s married to her best friend, Jonny. They have an adorable baby girl named Gianna and two loving Bernedoodles. They have a big family who they’re very close with and love to spend time with their friends. She enjoys decorating, going on walks with their dogs, cooking, baking, and loves being a mom! She’s a creative person and is passionate about helping others. One of the main reasons she loves her job is because she enjoys giving people design/decor ideas and helping them create a cozy space that they love to come home to.
Lindsay Ayres is our Project Manager for MK Homes and is also a Realtor. She has her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Tarleton State University. Lindsay coordinates, manages our superintendents and leads subcontractors during the home building process. When necessary or requested, Lindsay is also there to give helpful design advice or tips to help make your home beautiful. She’s married to her husband, Daniel and they have a handsome baby boy named Lane. She enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, going to the lake and being a mom! She enjoys working in the building industry because there’s something new happening every day. She also loves being able to share an exciting time with our homeowners and help make their visions become a reality!
Will Turner is one of our superintendents. Will began his career in the decorative flooring business as a tradesmen while he attended college at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. After graduating from SHSU, he got an opportunity to work in the restoration and remodeling industry where he rehabilitated residential and commercial properties bringing customers' homes back back to pre-loss conditions as if their unfortunate line of events never happened. However, his dream has always been to pursue a career in custom home building. When his path crossed with MK Homes, it was a perfect fit! In his free time, Will enjoys taking his fiance Paige and their chocolate lab Trigger out to the lake with friends and family. In the cooler months, Will and his family like to go camping and spend time outdoors. On the job, he spends his time working directly with our tradesmen and homeowners to ensure each project adheres to the customers' expectations and meets their satisfaction. His creative ideas and experience allow our homeowners to bring their home design and vision to life.
German Viera is one of our superintendents. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors and getting back on the soccer field every once in a while. He has been in and around the construction industry his whole life. Home building is something that he has always wanted to do because seeing something on paper turn into someone's dream is an amazing and rewarding experience.