Michelle brings more than 15 years of dedicated service to Patterson Homes, where she currently holds the crucial role of Operations Manager. Her responsibilities encompass managing accounts payable and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company. Michelle’s extensive experience in various capacities within the realm of accounts, gained through her tenure with different companies, has equipped her with a deep understanding of financial processes and management.
Beyond her professional commitments, Michelle is a devoted mother of two children. Her personal life is characterized by a bustling schedule filled with the myriad activities that come with parenthood, particularly managing her kids’ busy extracurricular calendars. Juggling the demands of a dynamic professional role and the responsibilities of a parent, Michelle showcases remarkable multitasking skills and a commitment to excellence in both her personal and professional spheres.
Her enduring dedication to Patterson Homes and her ability to balance the challenges of work and family life make Michelle an invaluable member of the team. With a keen eye for detail and a proactive approach to her responsibilities, she plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth functioning of operations at Patterson Homes. Michelle’s unwavering commitment and diverse skill set contribute significantly to the company’s success and its reputation for excellence in the industry.
Assuming the role of Project Administrator, Tracy Barnes actively participates in every stage of the building process, utilizing her extensive 20 years of knowledge and experience in construction administration.
Emphasizing communication, attention to detail, and effective prioritization, Tracy places considerable importance on these aspects within her role. Committed to providing exceptional customer service and support, she endeavours to cultivate positive relationships with clients, suppliers, contractors, and fellow team members. Tracy is thrilled to be part of a company that aligns with her values and passions.
Beyond her professional commitments, Tracy has officially entered the ’empty nester’ phase and finds joy in filling her social calendar with various events, holidays, and get-togethers with friends.
Meet Tarkan, the General Manager of Patterson Homes, who stands as a seasoned professional in the realm of property and construction with an impressive 18-year track record of success. His expertise extends across a spectrum of extensive projects, covering marketing, custom home construction, project management, and the development of residential detached housing, medium-density structures, and residential real estate. Tarkan’s emphasis on relationship management and business development has resulted in a consistent delivery of robust outcomes within the residential housing sector. Grounded in a deep commitment and passion for construction, he brings a wealth of experience to overlooking all aspects of Patterson homes
With more than 35 years of experience in the building industry, David Luscombe embarked on his career as an apprentice carpenter. He expanded his expertise in building and construction through studies in Estimating, Quantity Surveying, and Building Construction at Swinburne Institute. Over the years, he has accumulated extensive experience working on diverse projects, including Renovations & Additions, New Homes, Multi-Unit Developments, Apartment Buildings, Shops, Offices, Factories/Warehouses, and Multi-Story Buildings.
David has held the status of a registered Building Practitioner since the mid-1980s and has been a dedicated member of the Housing Industry Association for over 25 years. His commitment to excellence and wealth of knowledge make him a seasoned professional in the field.
Before joining the Patterson Homes team, Jorge dedicated 16 years to the prefabricated timber industry, serving as a designer and detailer for engineered floor and roof trusses. His transition to Patterson Homes brings with it a wealth of valuable design knowledge, along with an exceptional eye for detail and precision. Jorge is known for his excellent interpersonal communication skills and willingness to assist wherever possible.
Beyond the confines of his professional responsibilities, Jorge engages in volunteer work with a focus on teaching to enhance people’s lives and promote strong family and personal values.
An energetic and vibrant personality, Jorge is passionate about sports, both as a spectator and a participant. His primary sporting interests span across AFL, NFL, NRL, NBA, tennis, soccer, and cricket.
Meet Nathan, our Project Supervisor, boasting an extensive 22-year tenure in the building industry. A certified carpenter since 2008, he recently augmented his expertise by completing the Diploma of Building Surveying.
Nathan specializes in the diverse realms of residential construction, placing significant emphasis on cultivating robust client relationships, ensuring reliability, and delivering top-tier workmanship. Transitioning to the next phase of his career with Patterson Homes, Nathan expresses his delight in discovering a boutique building company that shares his fervour for meticulous attention to detail and unwavering commitment to customer service.
Outside the professional arena, Nathan finds solace in the great outdoors, indulging in activities like fishing and camping. As a dedicated snowboarder, he also maintains an active lifestyle through weekly basketball games.
Matthew Phillips, the Managing Director of Patterson Homes, is inherently a perfectionist with a familial connection to building and construction. As a skilled carpenter holding a Diploma in Building and Construction, Matthew has transformed his modest business origins into a dedication to excellence, earning a reputation for unparalleled quality.
Possessing a keen attention to detail and a steadfast commitment to customer service, Matthew is poised to assist you at every stage of planning and constructing your dream home or property development. Regardless of the scale of your project, he ensures that you receive the highest level of respect and that your property is completed promptly.
What sets Matthew apart from most builders is his genuine enjoyment of client communication. He finds satisfaction in witnessing their visions materialize into reality, demonstrating exceptional listening skills and a remarkable memory for the details that matter to you. Approachable and eager to kick-start your project when you are, Matthew makes the process seamless.
Beyond his professional endeavours, Matthew indulges in hobbies such as squash, water skiing, and snow skiing. A devoted member of the Hawthorn Football Club, he revels in the triumphs of the mighty Hawks. Additionally, he holds membership in the esteemed Melbourne Cricket Club and contributes to Child Fund Australia by sponsoring a child in Africa. Matthew is happily married with two children.