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Austin Trautman

Co-FOUNDER

Austin founded vali homes, llc development company and sustainability consultancy to provide metro-Phoenix with affordable infill housing focused on contemporary design with high energy efficiency. Austin wants to live in a world where people flock to increasingly rich, comfortable and fulfilling urban centers.  As the founder of Vali Homes and general instigator he’s been applauded by a wide variety of viewpoints including Inhabitat, Residential Architect, Arizona Horizon, American Institute of Architects, Builder Magazine and the front page of the Arizona Republic. 

Austin believes the best solutions are always a combination of relentless scientific improvement that is deeply rooted in what the natural world has already figured out.  He draws on widely varied experiences combined with specific knowledge to make sure his next collaboration is always his best to come. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Tom Croke

Co-FOUNDER

Tom arrived on earth in 1965 in style in a Cadallac space ship from the planet Krypton. His stated goal has been to kill his half-brother Kal-El. While not on a mission to save the world from 

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Scott Kilkenny

Co-FOUNDER

Scott has worked in the oil and gas industry as an executive working on the acquisition and growth of a start-up company of enterprise value of $100 million to over $100 billion in 18 years. His experience included running and managing complex groups and deals, permitting and building difficult new construction projects, working on complex legal and regulatory issues and developing new business and the talent to run it.

 
 
 
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