Meet The Team

Adrian Jacob


Adrian has over 30 years of executive experience, property development and asset management, real estate investment, and business start-up experience. Over the years, Adrian owned and operated numerous multi-million-dollar successful businesses. He holds a B.A in Organizational Management and has a vast amount of experience in corporate operations. His ability to develop and manage companies qualifies him as our expert in managing our business holdings.  Adrian is a proud father of two children and holds his Christian Faith above anything else of Value.

Paul Garza - Controller

Paul Garza

VP  of Finance

Paul has over 25 years of corporate finance, accounting, and management experience. Over the past 10 years, Paul’s focus has been in Commercial, Retail, and Residential Real Estate. In his previous roles, he has supported organizations in securing permanent financing totaling over $235M. His background also includes leadership in business consulting roles for Real Estate (KIMCO REIT & Boxer Property), Home Builder (Camillo Properties), Construction, Hospitality,  Financial Services, Healthcare, and non-profit organizations in the areas of accounting, tax, and banking compliance. Paul holds an MBA from the University of Texas-San Antonio and holds a BBA-Accounting from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas

Julie Cannon

Director of Business Development

Julie has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, management, and communication. She is responsible for developing and implementing growth strategies and plans, developing new marketing initiatives, and building brand awareness for all Gracemark companies. Her Vast experience includes, Regional Sales Manager for Estee Lauder and Chanel and most recently served as the General Manager for Community Impact Newspaper. She holds a BA in Communications from Texas A&M University.

Julie enjoys spending time with family, mentoring teens in foster care, pina coladas in the rain, and relaxing by the pool.

Heather Payne

Director of Operations

Heather joined Gracemark Homes in 2017 as Project Manager & Purchasing Manager.  With over 23 years of experience within the homebuilding industry, Heather has held various management roles in purchasing, operations, and construction at DR Horton Homes, Lennar Homes, and Ashton Woods.  Heather brings great strength to our team by improving organizational processes, work to improve quality, productivity, efficiency while keeping costs down.  Heather loves to spend her downtime with family and friends on the beach while fishing, engaging in water sports, or just soaking up the sun.

Henry Bebee

Construction Manager

Henry has over 30 years in the residential, production, and disaster recovery construction industry holding executive-level management positions. He specializes in construction management, procurement, purchasing, estimating, customer service, architectural design, sales management, and land development. Henry has held leadership positions with homebuilders such as Pulte and Design Tech and is certified in OSHA and SWPP.  He is a husband and father to 5 children. In his free time, you will find Henry with his dogs, children, cooking, and tracking sports.

Nicole Ray

Director of Marketing

Nicole is a passionate communicator and marketing professional with a focus on leadership development and organizational change management. For more than 25 years, she has been instrumental in growing diverse teams in both the private and public sectors including positions at SYNLawn, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, and Community Impact Newspaper.  Nicole holds an MBA from the University of Houston-Downtown, a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston, and a graduate certification in Leadership from the University of Houston-Downtown.

Awards & Accolades

2019 Greater Houston Builder Association's Houston's Best Prism Awards for Villas at White Oak Ranch

First Place

  • 55+ Community of the Year - Volume Builder
  • Interior Merchandising of a Model Home - $400-$500k
  • Master Bedroom - Volume Builder
  • TV/Video Promotion, Radio Commercial of the Year


  • 55+ Product Design - Under $400k
  • Specialty Room - Volume Builder


Choose from an incredible selections of floor plans that provide the space you need to entertain, have guests, and live the life you deserve. Each floor plan includes a two-car garage, open-concept kitchen and living area, covered patios, and a flex room great for a home office.


Our homes are built with superior quality and provide you with the space you need. Not only do we have great homes, we have a great community as well. Stay active and engaged with our resident-only amenity center and year-round events and activities.


Gracemark Homes strives to create a home buying experience that will last a lifetime. From your first visit to our community to designing & making selections for your new home, our team is by your side through every step of the process.


“The thing that stood out for me the most is that it is very quiet here and this is not just a cookie-cutter house, if you want to change something, they do not give you a hard time.” Cathy and Ron downsized at Villas at White Oak Ranch, hear their favorite things about the community and the quality of our homes.



Hear from Ginger & Amy about why calling Villas at White Oak Ranch was the best decision they ever made. “Everything was explained to us, our choices were made simple, we got everything we wanted and needed.”



A sense of community like none other is created at each of our unique 55+ communities. Residents are able to “right-size” in a new home, enjoy resident-only amenities and find their niche. Each home and community is designed with the 55+ homeowner in mind.

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