People

Matt Austin, President

Matt is an Edmond native who joined Caliber in July 2010. For five years prior, Matt was a real estate development attorney at the Polsinelli Law Firm in Kansas City specializing in the areas of zoning and entitlements, real estate finance, and economic incentives. Matt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) with Distinction from the University of Oklahoma, and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas. Matt was admitted to both the Missouri and Kansas Bars.

Jarod Tarver, Operations Manager

Jarod grew up in Norman, OK and graduated from Norman High School. He attended Creighton University on a soccer scholarship and graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Science. Jarod joined the Caliber Companies as a property manager in 2008 and has expanded his role with the company since. He currently manages 85,000 square feet of commercial office space, coordinates the construction of all amenities and infrastructure for Caliber’s residential developments and oversees Caliber’s industrial portfolio across Oklahoma and Texas. Jarod serves as president of The Grove Homeowners Association and is on the board of trustees for the Quail Springs Office Park Owners’ Association.

Trevor Brownen, Controller

Trevor is a native of Minco, OK. He attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University earning bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting in the spring of 2012, and joined Caliber in August of 2016 after holding positions in banking and healthcare. Trevor is responsible for all of Caliber’s day-to-day financial and accounting operations, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Oklahoma. Trevor serves on the OSCPA Young Accounting Professionals committee, as well as the board of directors for the Southwestern Oklahoma State Alumni Association.

Melissa Hammerschmidt, Staff Accountant

Melissa grew up in Liberal, KS and graduated from Liberal High School. She attended Seward Community College where she earned her Associates of Science degree in Accounting before earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK.