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Our Team & Culture

The ultimate goal of J4 Development, LP is to build long-term relationships based on trust, professionalism and unsurpassed quality and service. Our project managers have a substantial background in construction management and experience that is paramount to the construction needs of our clients.

Our philosophy on customer service, safety, and leadership is the foundation of exceptional service from each of our team members.

Executive Team


Jeff Ausbrook –  Partner

Jeff Ausbrook is a founding partner of J4 Development, LP. His knowledge and management of construction operations and re-development set the foundation for the successful growth of the Company over the last decade. His efforts have been concentrated on providing a full complement of construction and acquisition services for a national client base of apartment owners, developers and management companies.

As Partner, Jeff has been instrumental in J4’s strategic direction, business planning and development. He has assembled sales and operations staff capable of continued fast pace growth.

Jeff stresses to all employees the importance of planning, accurate budgeting, realistic schedules, open lines of communication and most of all creating a culture of “Whatever It Takes.”

Chris Darby –  Partner

Chris Darby is a founding partner of J4 Development, LP. His designed sales and marketing plan resulted in a nationally recognized multi-family construction firm with a growth in annual revenue from $1 million to $43 million in 14 years. His background in manufacturing and operations management have sustain the Company from a local based business into one providing services to 33 states from coast to coast.

As Partner, Chris created banking relationships to secure and grow an operational line of credit. Additionally, he initiated annual audited financial reporting to support internal financial results.

Chris holds an MBA from the University of North Texas.

Francisco “Paco” Torres –  COO

Paco Torres has over a decade of experience in the construction industry. After several years managing residential construction projects he joined J4 Development, LP as a Director of Construction and was promote to Vice President of Construction in 2014. Paco has a wealth of knowledge in planning, organizing and staffing to accommodate specific project requirements. He monitors all areas of construction in collaboration with Project Managers and ensures that projects are completed ahead of schedule and under budget.

Scott Schucany –  CFO

Scott joined J4 Development in early 2017. Prior to joining J4, Scott oversaw financial operations for a variety of companies within several different sectors including, construction, family wealth management, property management, aviation and government contracting. His many years of experience in finance and background in a variety of different industries make him an invaluable asset to J4’s team as we position our Company for future growth opportunities.

Scott earned his BBA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University and is a licensed C.P.A.

Dustin Bailey –  VP of Sales

Dustin re-joined J4 in 2017 after some time away from the Company during which he operated his own award-winning construction business working in new and luxury home building as well as managing small to large scale remodeling projects. In 2018 Dustin was promoted to Vice President of Construction, his leadership of our field operations and Project Managers was critical as the Company worked to organize and streamline operations in order to be able to take on additional growth opportunities.

In 2019, Dustin’s role transitioned to VP of Sales in order to provide personal management to the portfolios of specific clients. Dustin’s extensive experience and wealth of knowledge about the industry and our Company make him the perfect fit to provide leadership across our organization and make sure we consistently uphold the company motto of “Whatever it Takes.”

Andre Moore –  VP of Sales

Andre joined J4 Development in 2019 after having worked for 20 years in the automotive industry as a senior executive specializing in strategic financial and sales protocol to enhance organizational growth, productivity, and efficiency. Andre focuses on building and maintaining loyal customer relationships based on trust, communication and a problem-solving approach that addresses issues immediately and strives for rapid resolution.

Andre’s ability to motivate and build a team that has a high level of attention to detail and work ethic makes him a great addition to our team to lead our Sales Department. His goals are to expand our client base and provide world class service so that our team can maximize the potential of our great Company.

Lex Pennington –  Director of Construction

Lex grew up in the custom home building business and has been a construction manager in the multi-family industry for the last 26 years. In the course of his career in the multi-family industry Lex has managed the new construction and re-position of over 200,000 units and has overseen portfolios with budgets in excess of 300 million dollars.

Lex joined J4 Development in late 2018 and his construction knowledge, experience and leadership skills quickly earned him a promotion to Director of Construction in 2019. Lex’s wealth of knowledge and leadership of our Operations Department will be a valuable asset as the Company positions itself for future growth.

Erin Hill –  Human Resources Manager

Erin joined J4 in 2013 to work on streamlining Company policies/procedures, benefits and payroll. She has worked to put the right personnel foundation in place to assist the Company with its hiring and employee needs as J4 has grown and expanded. Prior to coming to J4 Erin spent 10 years working in Human Resources in the mining and manufacturing industries. Her areas of expertise are labor/employee relations, contract negotiations and benefits.

Erin graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor Degree in Public Administration, she also holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.