Steven Tyson

CEO & Cofounder
Mr. Tyson possess a diverse skill set across the business landscape having most recently serviced as executive development manager and construction project manager on a $70 million recreational build on the Texas Coast. In addition, Steven is a partner in a venture capital fund, holds a BA in Business from TCU, routinely raises capital (both equity and debt) for various business ventures, and provides consulting services ranging from construction to marketing.

Previous experiences: Schlitterbahn Development Group, Tyson Ventures, AXYS Capital Partners, DC Power Systems, Rockwell Automation, Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi, Salsa Mobi, founder of Green Chat.

Sean Blanchard

COO & Cofounder
Mr. Blanchard has completed over $2 Billion in commercial real estate construction and contains over 15 years of construction management experience. His credentials include: Project Management Professional accreditation from The University of Texas, Austin and is a recognized builder by The US Green Building Council (LEED). Sean also served six years with The United States Marine Core. Sean also serves on the board of Folds of Honor and has helped facilitate the raise of over $150,00.00.

Previous experiences: World Class Capital Group, Freescale Semiconductor, The W Hotel Austin, Baylor University Medical Center, Lakeway Regional Medical Center, Golfsmith International, The Range Golf Club, Post West Austin and Post South Lamar.


Project Manager
Richard Scott Irwin brings 30+ years of special and diverse
construction expertise to Tyson & Blanchard. Mr. Irwin is a
Certified Master Electrician in New Mexico, contains construction
management accreditations from The University of New Mexico,
and studied mechanical systems at Western Technical Institute.
Scott routinely manages jobs of over $100 million in total

Stealth Fighter Hanger Holloman AFB, Epic Health Services, Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi, Alamo Dome Project Superintendent, Belfor Restoration Disaster Project Manager, Hensel Phelps, Brown and Root, Reconstruction Experts, Travel Channel.


Controller & Human Resources Manager
Kelli King is a seasoned controller and has served as vice president for
multiple large construction organizations. Her expertise in planning
and supervising corporate financial affairs include financial reporting,
cost accounting, and business planning. Ms. King excels at
supervising and motivating accounting staff, credit, collections, and
training. As an experienced human resource manager, she ensures
compliance and manages all payroll and company benefits.

Structura – Controller, John King Construction – Vice President, Source Plus Inc – Office Manager, Kelli King Bookkeeping Services – CFA, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Chris Tyson

Strategic Advisor
Chris Tyson is a vested partner in The Tyson & Blanchard Group and its subsidiaries, including Lone Star. Chris focuses on deal and financial structuring, emerging markets, technologies, strategic planning, and venture capital investing. Mr. Tyson, is principal of Tyson Ventures, LLC and has over 38 years’ experience that includes founding numerous companies. In addition, he has extensive relationships with strategic investors and value-add human resources. Currently he is also partner is AXYS Financial and a venture partner in Austin-based Sentient Ventures.

AXYS Financial, Sentient Ventures, Energy Finance Company, Tyson Ventures, Soligent, GSi, Magic Lantern Entertainment Group, U.S. Online, WSNet, By Invitation Only, Health Answers, Hospitality Network, Austin Satellite Television, Global Communications Systems & Video Vista.