Our People

Mike Speciale

GM/PRINCIPAL

With over 17 years of professional experience in residential and commercial construction, Mike is widely recognized as one of Austin’s top-tier sustainable builders.

Bristal Speciale

COO

Bristal Speciale is the Chief Operating Officer for Sett Studio. She has created an exceptional standard of excellence in Human Resource strategies and is passionate about investing in people.

Jason Sherman

CMO

Jason Sherman has spent the past 15 years building companies, growing teams, creating dynamic cultures and shaking up dormant industries.

Leonard Ramirez

DIR. OF OPERATIONS
Modular Studios

Leonard Ramirez serves as the Director of Operations for Sett Studio. Having spent the last 15 years in the home improvement industry, the last five of which were focused on sustainable building and healthy living.

Zach Ballard

MODULAR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

Zach Ballard is one of the hardest working people you’ll ever meet and an essential part of the Sett Studio team. He grew up just outside of Austin and has well over 15 years of experience in lumber sales, remodeling, and telecommunication cabling.

Jorge Charre

SUPERINTENDENT

Jorge is one of our best. He is highly experienced and has worked in the new home construction business for over 10 years.

Matt Fajkus

PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT
Collaborative Partner

A native of Austin, Matt Fajkus holds a Master in Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he completed his thesis work with Pritzker Prize-winning architect Rafael Moneo. Before going independent in 2010 and establishing MF Architecture...

Anna Katsios

DESIGN ASSOCIATE
Collaborative Partner

Anna comes to MF Architecture from the Great White North of London, Ontario, where she was born and raised. Before moving south to Austin to pursue her Master of Architecture from the University of Texas...

Elaine Torres

DIGITAL MARKETING
Collaborative Partner

Elaine Torres has had the honor of working for some of the best people in the marketing field and some of the most creative. Her love of technology and art is what prompted her to start Social Mind Media in 2014.

Kiza McDonald

CREATIVE SERVICES MGR
Collaborative Partner

Kiza McDonald leads her marketing team of consultants in creating high-converting websites. Working with Rising Tide Growth + Marketing, Kiza brings 7 years of experience to the table. She developed and designed the Sett Studio website.

Logan Kees

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Collaborative Partner

Logan Kees, working with Rising Tide Growth + Marketing, is a Graphic Designer with great amounts of experience. Having worked at great companies, such as Twyla, Logan brings a great amount of talent to his team. He designed the Sett Studio website.