Founder and CEO
A longtime veteran of Austin real estate, Rance began his real estate career in 1986. After graduating from Principia College, he worked with Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services Inc. in booming Ontario, California. For 8 years, Rance engaged in commercial real estate transactions, specializing in industrial and commercial brokerage services for property owners, developers, financial institutions, and Fortune 500 companies. Rance owns several entities and created ARCA Specialties in 2015 as his other businesses grew. Some past notable developments include:
Florence Gardens, Florence, Arizona. A 3,500 lot subdivision. Activities included marketing and sales of 350 improved lots. Construction and sales of 38 homes. Entitlement and bulk sale of 156 lots.
Tierra Del Sol, Florence, Arizona. A 120 lot subdivision. Activities included planning, zoning, financing, construction management, marketing, and sales.
Casita Hermosa Condominiums, Florence, Arizona. A 79 unit condominium development. Activities included construction management, marketing, and sales.
Bel Air Lofts, Austin, Texas. An 83 unit urban condominium development. Activities included financing, operations, marketing, and sales.
Pease Place, Austin, Texas. A 25 unit condominium development with built-in solar.
904 West, Austin Texas. A 28 unit condominium development with built-in solar, including live/work units and two retail condos.
Towns on Cumberland. A 13 unit townhouse development with many green amenities including tankless water heaters, 100% LED lighting, and more.
Matthew brings more than 20 years of experience in construction and industry-related fields. He has predominately worked in the custom home building serving in various roles including Project Manager, Foreman, and Superintendent. Prior to joining ARCA Specialties, Matthew owned and operated 3C Construction for 11 years in Austin, TX. Matthew has experience in the management of large-scale construction projects overseeing the project management, construction scheduling, on/off-site supervision, architectural designs, operations management, custom designer and builder, relationship management, product price negotiations, staff management, budgeting/ forecasting, quality control, and materials estimating. In addition to planning and coordinating high profile projects in a highly competitive market. Matthew excels in high-pressure conditions to get projects done on time and on budget. He also brings a great problem-solving dynamic to the group and can think outside-the-box to complete tasks. Matthew studied Economics / Business Management, Political Science, and Accounting at Southwest Texas State University.
VP of Marketing
Scott has 21 years of experience in sales, marketing, and brand management. Early in his career, Scott worked with consumer product goods introducing them to new markets in the DFW area. His career moved him to Chicago where he pursued an interest in automotive marketing and worked on the agency side by engaging in lead generation, experiential marketing, and brand awareness for General Motors. Scott moved back to Austin in 2009 to work with Audi of America managing identity and brand standards with dealerships across the country. Scott’s passion for marketing in the luxury segment led him to Aspen Heights where he was a regional marketing manager. Most recently, he was the director of marketing for Core Spaces—who focuses on mid to high-rise products near college campuses nationwide. Scott joined MadNic in February 2016 and has since helped the company scale appropriately with branding and marketing efforts.