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Meet The Team

The Tom French Construction Team

Making the purchase of a new construction home a happy and stress free process starts with the Team that is in place to guide the buyer through that process. Every member of Tom French Homes has a common goal......Provide the buyer their dream home and make the journey fun and exciting.

The Journey Starts With the Team of Professionals

  • Tom French

    President | Email

    Tom began his business in 1979 and has been building homes full-time ever since. He received his B/S degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kansas, and later obtained a Master's Degree in Business Administration from UMKC. You may read more about Tom's background and philosophy in the "About Us" section of this web page.

  • Gayle French

    Vice President/Co-Owner | Email

    Gayle has been in partnership with Tom in the home building endeavor since 1979. She has a degree in education from the University of Kansas, and taught school for 7 years. Gayle manages design and decorating of model homes, and oversees options for clients in the selection process. Gayle's influence has proved an enormous contribution to the success of Tom French Homes.

  • Paul Gibson

    Vice President of Construction | Email

    Paul began his career with Tom French Construction in 1983. Paul obtained a bachelor's degree in Construction Management from Pittsburgh State University. He oversees field work and project managers. Paul manages quality control and scheduling, holding the company and employees at high standards.

  • Dan Mangum

    Construction Superintendent | Email

    Dan grew up in Johnson County, attending Blue Valley North HS and the University of Kansas. After working in the automotive industry for 10 years, Dan started his own company doing renovation work and flipping homes in the South Kansas City area. Dan is excited to join the Tom French team and help continuing building excellence.

  • Johanna Nemec

    Decorator | Email

    Johanna has been with Tom French Homes since 1998. She attended Kansas State University and obtained a bachelor's degree in Interior Design. She meets directly with customers to finalize decorating selections, and works closely with Gayle on model homes.

  • Tim French

    Construction Superintendent | Email

    Tim is Tom and Gayle’s nephew and grew up in Olathe. He has been working in the construction industry since the age of thirteen, and spent summers, weekends and evenings working for Tom French Homes and other companies. In 1988 he spent 7 years working full time for Tom French Homes. He then ran his own construction and remodeling business for twenty-three years. He is excited about returning to the Tom French Homes team, and working in Meadowbrook Park.

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