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Meet Our Team

Jeff Seal
Builder, Director of Construction

Jeff is a graduate of Texas Tech with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. Jeff worked in Dallas, Texas as a Project Manager over building high-end homes until establishing his own company, Jeff Seal Homes of Distinction in 2002 here in Lubbock, Texas. Jeff has taken the experience and skills learned from high-end custom homes and applies them to Ventura Homes. He works with new customers by walking them through the buying process and coordinating with our designers to ensure customer satisfaction. Jeff’s main goal is to bring the standards of high quality construction and style to buyers at an affordable price.

Eric Nyman

Eric is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in Horticulture and additional education in Landscape Architecture. He worked in landscape design and various aspects of construction prior to joining the team at Ventura Homes. He brings a level of architectural landscape and construction experience to the team that has led to our own in-house landscape team. Eric also helps in facilitating construction through overseeing job sites, working on site, and providing the finishing touches for new homes.

Abby Carter
Principal Designer, Purchasing Manager

Abby is a graduate of Texas Tech with a Bachelor of Interior Design. She worked in residential design after college, and even worked on some published projects. She started designing high-end custom homes over 9 years ago for Jeff Seal Homes of Distinction, many of which were also published. Now, she facilitates home design for Ventura Homes through the creation of floor plans, home exteriors, interior design, and finish selections. Abby coordinates with new customers helping them to select interior and exterior finishes and providing the creative aspects of design details and finishes in our homes.

Paula Evans
Project Manager, Completion & Warranty Specialist

Paula brings 30 years of real estate and commercial architectural construction experience to our team, and has now been with us for over 7 years. Paula manages the completion of projects from appliance and hardware installation to the final touch ups of a home. She works with new customers upon completion of a new home, engages in a final walk-through, and provides assurance in the full completion and warranty of the home. Paula then facilitates exceptional warranty services to customers after completion of the home.

Lauren Dewbre
Interior Designer, Marketing Director

Lauren is a graduate of Texas Tech with a Bachelor of Interior Design and Master of Science in Environmental Design. She worked with us as an intern and then designer while obtaining her degrees, became a full time designer after she graduated, and has now been with us for over 4 years. Lauren works alongside Abby in facilitating home design, through conceptual design and space planning, floor plan design, interior design, exterior design, and finish selections. She also adds in to the group effort to bring new and creative design features into all our homes.  Lauren also directs marketing and works on sales materials including our new website, social media, and photography.