Gary Henley, GMB, CGB, CGR,
GMR, CAPS, CGP
Gary received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting in 1973
from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. He then worked for several
large corporations gaining experience in financial management, purchasing,
scheduling and cost control. Prior to the incorporation of Henley Homes in 1985,
Gary supervised the construction of nearly 80 homes in two years for Melton
George Enterprises in San Antonio, Texas.
During the late nineties, Gary successfully completed the
certification requirements to become Graduate Master Builder, Certified Graduate
Builder and Certified Graduate Remodelerâ€”a rare achievement to obtain all three. In
addition, he now holds the designations of Gradate Master
Remodler, Certified Aging in Place Specialist, and Certified
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Gary enjoys a variety of
interests. He is a participating member of the Sons of Confederate
Veterans. Gary and his
wife Lana travel the country for reenactments, memorial services and to
events. He serves as President of the Liberty Hill Public Library Board of
and, when possible, Henley Homes participates in charitable events to assist
others in need in the greater
Austin area. An opportunity especially close to his heart
has been his involvement with the remodel of a Round Rock home for Purple Heart
Recipient Alan Babin, an Iraq war veteran. The first opportunity added a
bedroom and bath equipped for the wounded vet. The second opportunity
enlarged the kitchen which allows Alan to move around easily in his wheelchair
and to participate in kitchen activities.
Gary admits, â€œI learned the love of building at the knee of one of
the finest craftsmen Iâ€˜ve ever known, my father. His standards required that
whatever the project, no matter how small or how large, it was done right the
first time. His dedication to quality was always Lesson Number One." This
Gary carries into his business today, making him one of the Austin area's premier
Lana has overseen the administration of Henley Homes since 1992.
Her roles include everything from assisting clients with material selections and
design concepts to working with vendors.
concern for her client's satisfaction makes her a great
"personal guide" through the construction
process. "I know how difficult and overwhelming
it can be", she says. "My greatest satisfaction
comes from helping families through the entire process
and then watching how thrilled they are once they
are in their new homes. It makes it all so worthwhile."
has been doing genealogical and family history research
for the last twenty years. Her historical interest has led to her participation in a
number of historical societies including the Daughters of the American Colonies,
Colonial Dames XVII Century, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Old Plymouth
Colony Descendants, Daughters of the American Revolution, and Daughters of the
Republic of Texas.
She is also on the Board of Directors of Austin Greyhound Adoption, an
organization that finds adoptive homes for retired racing greyhounds.