Our Team


Tyson Theilen



Mr.  Theilen has over 13 years of experience in general contracting and  construction management. Prior to founding IWC Texas, Mr. Theilen was  President of a General Contracting company where he oversaw all aspects  of the company including client acquisition, project management and team  supervision. His experience interpreting civil engineer, architectural,  structural and MEP plans make him a strong contributor through the  planning and budgeting phase and his experience in permitting, building,  and fire codes make him an equally strong contributor through all  phases of construction. Mr. Theilen has OSHA 10 Hour and OSHA 30 Hour  Certifications for Construction Safety and Health, First Aid,  Adult/Child CPR and Adult/Child AED through the American Heart  Association.

Mr. Theilen lives in Plano with his wife and their four children. 


Michael Schaeffer

Mr.  Schaeffer has over 16 years of experience in the community and  development space. He is a strong contributor across all stages of the  development and construction cycle including land acquisition, planning,  financing, zoning and entitlement. He has a keen understanding of how  to structure effective working relationships between private developers  and local governments to best complement their respective strengths and propel projects from inception to completion. Prior to founding IWC  Texas, Mr. Schaeffer was a Principal with a development company with a  focus on building senior living facilities.

Mr. Schaeffer lives in Allen with his wife and their three children.


Matt Samples

Mr.  Samples has over 13 years experience in the marketing and construction management space. Prior to founding IWC Texas, Mr. Samples was an oil  and gas consultant for various engineering firms across the country. His  experience in survey, underground utility construction, permitting, regulatory compliance, and land acquisition helps provide a unique  attention to detail throughout each phase of a ground-up project. 

Mr. Samples lives in McKinney with his wife and three children.