Since his start in 1998, Jeff Click has built over 400 new homes in Edmond and Oklahoma City. An Oklahoma State Certified Professional Builder, Jeff brings a fresh, modern perspective to the business of building, and a bold sense of style that trademarks each home.
In addition to leading his team of skilled trades and suppliers, Jeff has been an industry leader, having served as the 2013 President of the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association and 2009 President of the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association. He's also owner/partner in Ocean Development, specializing in unique commercial office developments like The Main Street Business District and Port164. Jeff is also an owner/partner in Traditional Craft Homes, L.L.C., the in-house building company in Carlton Landing, a 25-year master planned new urbanist lake resort community at Eufaula Lake in eastern Oklahoma.
Given his expertise in the technology field, Jeff has become known as a specialist not only in modern and contemporary design, but also in hi-tech new homes. He's been the subject of numerous print and television feature stories for technological innovation, contemporary and modern home design, and energy efficient homes. He's also served as a speaker and panelist for numerous seminars on the home building industry, housing policy, and the use of new media and social media in marketing.
Jeff and his wife, Deziray, have been married since 2002, and have two daughters and one son. Deziray is a graduate of the Univ. of Oklahoma School Of Medicine. Deziray has postponed her career in medicine to enjoy motherhood and to home school their daughters. In the meantime, she volunteers as a Physician Assistant at local clinics and on occasional mission trips, locally and globally. Their oldest, Alessondra, is perhaps best known for the OKC Owl Cam, and Giavauna enjoys gymnastics and anything athletic. Their son Xavier, was born in May of 2016 and is currently most involved with eating and sleeping.
Jeff and Deziray have been active members of Lifechurch.tv (OKC Campus) since 2000, where Jeff volunteers weekly in the video production department and serves on the Board of Directors. Deziray serves in the Life Groups Booth, and co-leads the Within The Word women's bible study at the OKC and NW OKC Campuses. They are also involved with the Ignite Home School Co-Op.
Jeff is active in CrossFit training several times a week, and in 2014 obtained his CrossFit Level 1 Trainer designation. He's a devoted Apple fan (and was before it was cool to be one), and loves dabbling in just about anything tech-related. On the weekends, he enjoys hanging out with Deziray and the girls, working on the landscape, "productive piddling" around the house, and occasional trips with the family to Carlton Landing. He is also intentional about teaching his kids to enjoy unique learning experiences, such as Alessondra's OKC Owl Cam, colorful toilet experiments, kite zip-lining, and other unusual creative opportunities.
Jeff graduated from Putnam City North and is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunication with a minor in Computer Science. He then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma School Of Business for graduate studies MIS in the MBA program, though when his building business took off, he discontinued his pursuit of the Masters Degree to focus on growing Jeff Click Homes. Jeff was honored in 2006 with OBU's "Graduate Of The Last Decade" award.
PRESIDENT | OKLAHOMA STATE HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
The Oklahoma State Home Builders Association is a trade association of over 2,800 members in 12 local associations statewide serving as an advocate for Oklahoma's housing industry and as a corporate channel through which builders contribute time, money and services to local community service projects and education initiatives. Jeff has been involved in the Association for nearly 10 years, and has served in many capacities, including 2nd Vice President/Secretary, 1st Vice President/Treasurer, and now President, the youngest in OSHBA history.
MEMBER | Board of Governors of the Licensed Architects, Landscape Architects and Registered Interior Designers of OK
2014 - 2016
This board protects the citizens of Oklahoma by regulating the professions of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and registering Interior Designers to promote quality practice. Members are appointed by Governor Mary Fallin.
LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS | OKLAHOMA STATE HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION & CENTRAL OK HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
2013 - 2016
Jeff serves as a legislative and government affairs representative to both the local and state home builders associations as an advocate for policy and legislation that affects the home building industry.
PRESIDENT | CENTRAL OKLAHOMA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
The Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association (COHBA), established in 1943, is a not-for profit, professional organization, which promotes the home building industry and its members. We Accomplish This By 1) Improving Building Techniques & Professionalism, 2) Educating Members & the Public, 3) Interacting with Local, State & Federal Governments, 4) Providing a forum for the exchange of ideas, and 5) Participating in Many Community activities. COHBA is Oklahoma's strongest home building association and is affiliated with the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. Jeff has served this organization in numerous capacities, including Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, and President, and is now a Life Director.
DIRECTOR & BUILDPAC TRUSTEE | NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS
2009 - 2016
The Federation of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) exists to represent the home building industry by serving its members and affiliated state and local builders associations. The NAHB members, who are involved in all aspects of a diversified building industry, create jobs for millions of people and contribute significantly to the economic activity of their community, the nation and the world. Jeff serves as a voting Director on the NAHB Board, as well as a Trustee representing Oklahoma in NAHB's Political Action Committee, BUILDPAC.
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL BUILDER | OKLAHOMA STATE HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
2005 - Present
A Certified Professional Builder voluntarily commits to a set of industry best practices through the OK State Home Builders Association. These include carrying workers compensation and general liability insurance, building to required code standards, and taking annual continuing education classes to stay at the top of his or her field. Oklahoma does not require Home Builders to be licensed, but this program empowers Builders to voluntarily strive to the highest possible standard in the profession. Jeff has participated in this program since it's inception in the mid-2000s.
CHAIRMAN | COHBA PARADE OF HOMES
2006 & 2007
The COHBA Parade of Homes is Oklahoma City's favorite metro-wide open house event. For an entire week, including two weekends, home lovers are welcome to visit more than 100 new homes located in developing neighborhoods from Edmond to Moore, Yukon to Midwest City, and everywhere in between. Jeff has served on the organizing committee for numerous years, and has chaired the event, which is COHBA's largest annual fund raiser, two consecutive years.
Council Member | Town Of Carlton Landing Town Council
2014 — Present
Carlton Landing is a lake resort community and Oklahoma's newest town, located on Lake Eufaula. It designed according to the tenets of the New Urbanism, and is a growing, walkable community that offers major amenities within a five minute walk of both full and part-time residences. The Town Council is the elected council of Trustees who serve as the legislative body that governs the town.
Board of Directors | REGIONAL FOOD BANK OF OKLAHOMA FOUNDATION
2013 — 2015
The key area of focus for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma Foundation Board is fundraising and fund investment. This Board is charged with the mission of raising and investing funds to support the operations of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
DEVELOPMENT SECTOR ADVISORY TEAM | PLANOKC
2012 — 2015
"planokc" will be Oklahoma City's new comprehensive plan. It will help guide decisions to create a more sustainable and healthy Oklahoma City. It's for the entire city — all 621 square miles. Through the use of quantifiable information and public input, planokc will identify issues and challenges in our city. The plan will capture what is important to our citizens, such as transportation options, cultural, retail and entertainment opportunities, appearance, schools, safety, etc. The plan will include policies to influence change with the overall goal of increasing the quality of life for our residents.