About Us

Why Hemme Construction

Jeff Hemme, our founder and owner, comes from a long line of builders. Since his family emigrated from Germany in the late 1800s, they have proudly produced five generations of home builders. American homebuilding is their family tradition.

Since 2000, Jeff has continued the Hemme legacy. He focuses on the needs and dreams of people wanting custom homes in the Columbia, Missouri area. With experience, integrity, and attention to detail, Jeff has made Hemme Construction one of Mid-Missouri’s premier custom home builders.

With excellence in customer service, Jeff firmly believes in client referrals and exceeding your expectations. For the past sixteen years, Hemme Construction has taken pride in building quality custom homes in Mid-Missouri.

Our Mission

Hemme Construction, LLC is committed to being a leader in the homebuilding community through constant foresight, integrity, and quality. Our pledge is to establish lasting relationships with our clients by exceeding their expectations and gaining their trust through exceptional performance by every member of our team.

Our Team

Jeff Hemme

Founder, Owner & Broker

Jeff founded Hemme Construction in 2000. With over 45 years of construction experience, he serves as the lead. Jeff oversees all aspects of the building process, including quality control and pricing. In 2017, he founded his own full-service real estate Brokerage, Copper Creek Realty, and works closely with two real estate agents there to help sell all the Hemme Construction homes.


Construction Manager

Ted joined the Hemme team in 2013. Ted’s primary focus is scheduling and managing all Hemme Construction job sites. Ted works directly with sub-contractors and vendors to ensure quality and timeliness on all our homes.



Alan has been part of the Hemme Construction team since 2006. Alan focuses on managing concrete, landscaping, and warranty work as well as seeing a project out to its completion. He works with clients after they purchase a home to be sure they are comfortable with where everything is and how it operates.


Office Manager

Suzanne oversees the daily operations of the office. She is constantly making sure that the office environment is pleasant and organized which encourages productivity. Suzanne also keeps accurate records of the work that gets done on our job sites and is sure to pay our subcontractors in a timely manner.


Marketing Director & Realtor

Emalee is our Marketing Director at Hemme Construction and works with many platforms to market both our business and our individual properties. Emalee is also a Realtor® at Copper Creek Realty who assists in representing Hemme Construction. When Emalee is involved in the sale of a Hemme Construction home, she assists with the sale of our homes from first meeting, through the contract process and all the way to closing day.



Orie has been a part of many aspects of Hemme Construction for years. He plays a major role in client and customer outreach and helps with major projects, such as the Parade of Homes. In 2017 he also joined Copper Creek Realty as a licensed Realtor®. As a Realtor®, Orie often represents Hemme Construction for the sale of some new construction homes as well as some rental properties.


Construction Worker

Noah has been using his construction skills to help Hemme Construction for years. He helps wherever needed, but often spends time working alongside our Foreman.


Administrative Assistant & Property Manager

Amy works closely with our office manager to help with accurate record keeping and accounting. She also handles the daily operation of our rentals from keeping records, to working with tenants.


Finish Carpenter

Tom works in our Hemme Construction homes as a finish carpenter. Together, he and CJ do quality work including flooring, trim and tiling showers and backsplashes.


Lead Finish Carpenter

CJ works in our homes to ensure quality finishing’s. CJ and his team work together on the fine details of the house like trim and backsplash.


Marketing & Sales

You may have heard Allie in our radio ads as the voice of “Yeah, it’s a Hemme!”. As Allie continues through school, she is still able to come help at Hemme Construction with advertising and client outreach.


Realtor & Support Staff

Stephanie is co-owner of Hemme Construction and also holds an RPh and MBA. Stephanie helps Hemme Construction coordinate events and supports the staff. Stephanie also helps with the Parade of Homes.