dallas area Remodel team

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Thad Ates


Thad is a third-generation remodeler. He has been remodeling homes since the early 2000s. Prior to his remodeling career, Thad built over 250 custom homes spanning 15 years. As President and Founder, Thad oversees all aspects of Thaddeus Drew Remodeling. With a wide knowledge base and affinity for perfection, Thad guarantees all projects finish with his stamp of approval. When not remodeling, Thad enjoys spending time with his wife Brenda and six grandchildren in the Texas Hill Country.


Matt Ates


Matt oversees sales, estimating, design & renderings, and scheduling. He makes sure the wheels are greased behind the front lines. Matt has been part of the team since 2016. Prior to joining the Thaddeus Drew Remodeling team, Matt was a construction manager for a growing restaurant chain in Central Texas. Matt graduated from UT Austin. When not remodeling, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife Natalie and dog Buick at the lake.


Jodi Banales

Project Designer & Coordinator

Jodi joined our team in late 2017. She is an Interior Designer with a degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Masters Degree from UNT in Business Marketing and Management. Her level of expertise aids our clients in the design and selection process.  Her guidance and advice will help you gain an extra level of confidence in making decisions and overall direction of your unique project.  When not remodeling, Jodi enjoys spending time with her husband and their two young boys exploring all the Dallas/Fort Worth area has to offer.