Matt Mabe is a Shawnee KS native. After graduating from Mid America Nazarene University in 1998 with a major in Business Administration, he started investing and renovating single-family homes. In 2001 he obtained his Johnson County home building license and started into new home construction. Matt is a Class A contractor who has master planned large developments as well as constructed many hotel and multi-family projects. Matt married his college sweetheart Jennifer who has worked with him as well as homeschooled their four children. Jennifer is an amazing and faithful wife, mother, and friend. Within Arise Homes, Matt serves the development and production team by helping to identify and grow Trade Partners, oversee quality and production, construction scheduling, land acquisitions, and city approvals for community development.
After graduating from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in Architecture, Austin moved back to Lake Lotawana MO, where he consulted for a local development and investment group building multi-family communities across the state of Kansas. Since that time, Austin has developed and built single and multi-family communities as well as various commercial properties. He is married to Julie who is a wonderful wife and mother blessed with the gift of compassion, ministry, and hospitality. Julie has worked with organizations such as the Lighthouse, TLC, and various international missions. Both Austin and Julie are blessed with four rambunctious boys. Austin’s role in Arise Homes helps to manage the office team with accounting, financing, purchasing, design, and community development.
Matt and Austin have been in business together since 2009 however, their friendship and brotherhood began 23+ years ago where there meet at a youth group activity. Together, the business partners and friends enjoy spending time wake surfing, snowboarding, riding dirt bikes, and working all things related to their business. Each partner brings their unique skills and abilities for the betterment of Arise Homes. There is one thing that is identifiably the same about these partners, the love of their families and their foundation of faith.
Isaiah 60:1 Arise, shine, for you light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.