TRI POINTE - Key Persons


Andrew (Andy) Warren

Job Titles:
  • Maracay Homes As President and CEO
Andrew (Andy) Warren joined Maracay Homes as President and CEO in 2009 based in Phoenix. Previously, he served as Partner and Chief Operating Officer of EYA, LLC. He also spent 16 years with Winchester Homes, ultimately serving as the company's Executive Vice President. He is a Board Member and serves on the Executive Committee of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and a member of Greater Phoenix Leadership, Urban Land Institute, and past President of the Board of Washington Christian Academy. Andrew holds an M.B.A. in Finance from George Washington University and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Wake Forest University.

Bradley (Brad) Blank

Job Titles:
  • President of Winchester Homes Based in Bethesda, Maryland
Bradley (Brad) Blank is the President of Winchester Homes based in Bethesda, Maryland. Brad joined TRI Pointe Group in 2014 as the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary during which time he provided guidance to the company's Board of Directors and Committee, and played a critical role in the company's strategic growth following the Weyerhauser Real Estate Company (WRECO) merger. Prior to joining TRI Pointe Group, Brad served as Corporate Counsel for Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, working with a variety of public and private companies focusing on mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, securities offerings and general corporate advice. Bradley received his bachelor's degree in Accounting from Pepperdine University and earned his law degree from the University of San Diego.

Bryan R. Havel

Job Titles:
  • Board Member for HomeAid Austin
  • Division President of Trendmaker Homes Austin
Bryan Havel is the Division President of Trendmaker Homes Austin. Before joining Trendmaker, Bryan was the Division President for William Lyon Homes over the Austin and San Antonio markets. Bryan started his homebuilding career with Standard Pacific Homes in 2006, and held positions including Division President, Regional VP of Finance, and VP of Finance in multiple Texas and Colorado markets. With more than 14 years of homebuilding experience within the Texas market, Bryan has had hands on experience within finance, project management, land acquisition and development, and operations. In his role at Trendmaker Homes Austin, he focuses on elevating the company's growth and operational expertise. Bryan is a Board Member for HomeAid Austin. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.

Carol Ruiz

Job Titles:
  • MEDIA RELATIONS

Charlie Chastain

Job Titles:
  • Builder Superintendent of the Year

Christopher (Chris) Martin

Job Titles:
  • Head of Investor Relations
  • Vice President of Finance

Christopher J. Martin

Job Titles:
  • Head of Investor Relations
  • Vice President of Finance
  • Investor Contact
Christopher (Chris) Martin is the Head of Investor Relations & Vice President of Finance. He joined TRI Pointe in 2013 and is responsible for all treasury and cash management activity for the home office and homebuilders. Christopher works on the sourcing and underwriting of company debt and lines of credit. Prior to joining TRI Pointe, Christopher served as Vice President and Treasurer of LNR Property for 16 years, and with Wells Fargo Bank as Vice President of the Real Estate Lending Group. Christopher earned a B.Sc. in Marketing from San Diego State University.

Constance B. Moore

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of Our Board of Directors
Ms. Moore serves as a member of our Board of Directors. She has served as a director of Civeo Corporation (NYSE: CVEO) since June 2014 and as a director of Columbia Property Trust (NYSE:CXP) since November 2017. Ms. Moore served as a Director of BRE Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BRE) from September 2002 until BRE was acquired in April 2014. Ms. Moore served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BRE from January 2005 until April 2014, served as President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2004 until December 2004 and served as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from September 2002 to December 2003. Ms. Moore has more than 40 years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to joining BRE in 2002, she was a managing director of Security Capital Group & Affiliates. From 1993 to 2002, Ms. Moore held several executive positions with Security Capital Group, including co-chairman and chief operating officer of Archstone Communities Trust. Ms. Moore holds an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business and a bachelor's degree from San Jose State University. In 2009, she served as chair of the NAREIT. Currently, she is the chair of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics Policy Advisory Board at UC Berkeley, a Governor and a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the Board of the Urban Land Institute Foundation, serves on the board of Bridge Housing Corporation, serves on the board of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and serves on the board of the Tower Foundation at San Jose State University.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Job Titles:
  • Division

Daniel S. Fulton

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of Our Board of Directors
Mr. Fulton serves as a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Fulton served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Weyerhaeuser Company from 2008 through 2013, when he retired after nearly 38 years with the company. Prior to becoming Weyerhaeuser Company's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Fulton served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of WRECO from 2001 to 2008. During Mr. Fulton's tenure as Weyerhaeuser Company's Chief Executive Officer, he was a member of the Business Roundtable (BRT), where he served as the chair of the BRT Housing Subcommittee, and served on the boards of a number of industry associations, including NAFO (the National Alliance of Forest Owners), NAREIT (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts), SFI (Sustainable Forest Initiative) and the AF&PA (American Forest and Paper Association). Mr. Fulton is the past chair of the Washington Roundtable, where he continues as a member, and is the past chair of the Policy Advisory Board of the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, where he continues to serve as an Executive Fellow. Mr. Fulton is a director of Saltchuk Resources, a privately-owned company primarily engaged in transportation and distribution, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. He is also a director of Green Diamond Resource Company, a privately-held, Seattle-based timber company. Mr. Fulton graduated with a B.A. in economics from Miami University (Ohio) in 1970. He received an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Washington in 1976, and he completed the Stanford University Executive Program in 2001. From 1970 to 1974, he served on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Navy Supply Corps.

Darren L. DuPree

Job Titles:
  • Division President of TRI Pointe Homes Colorado
Darren Dupree is the Division President of TRI Pointe Homes Colorado. With over 20 years of experience, Darren began his career with Deloitte and Touche in Atlanta as a Public Accountant and Management Consultant serving primarily real estate clients. Since that time Darren has worked for a large institutional real estate investment firm and several national public homebuilders including Beazer Homes, KB Home, CalAtlantic Homes, and Richmond American Homes. He has served in various senior leadership roles including Director of Corporate FP&A, Senior Vice President, Regional President, and Division President. Darren has led homebuilding divisions across the country in Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and throughout Florida. Darren earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with a concentration in Economics and Organizational Psychology and a Master of Science degree in Management with a concentration in Finance and Accounting from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Darren and his wife Lisa have a teenage son and daughter. In between kids' sporting activities, Darren enjoys playing tennis and trips to the mountains.

David (Dave) Little

Job Titles:
  • President of Pardee Homes
David (Dave) Little is the President of Pardee Homes' LA Division along with Pardee's Central Services Group. Dave joined the Pardee team in 2008 initially in a strategic corporate finance/planning capacity. Dave's real estate career began at Ernst & Young where he spent nine years providing assurance and consulting services in the homebuilding and construction industries. In total, Dave's career spans 20+ years in various aspect of the homebuilding industry. Dave earned two Bachelor of Science Degrees from Pepperdine University - one in Business Finance and one in Accounting. Dave also holds a Certified Public Accounting license in California and a Certified Management Accounting license nationally.

David C. Lee - Chief Legal Officer, VP

Job Titles:
  • General Counsel
  • Secretary
  • Vice President
David C. Lee is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of TRI Pointe Group. Prior to joining TRI Pointe Group, he served as a partner in K&L Gates' Orange County and Los Angeles offices where he focused on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and securities matters. David previously served as special counsel in the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. and as counsel to an SEC commissioner. David received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Riverside, his MBA from Loyola Marymount University, and his law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.

Doug Bauer - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
Doug Bauer serves as the Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. He has 25+ years of experience in the real estate finance, development and homebuilding industry. Doug is active in legislative efforts and community enhancement programs through the California Building Industry Association and HomeAid Orange County. Doug received his B.A. from the University of Oregon and his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. Doug serves as the Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Previously, Doug was the President and Chief Operating Officer for William Lyon Homes. Earlier in his tenure at William Lyon Homes, Doug held the positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Doug was honored in 2016 as a California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame Inductee. He is a member of the Policy Advisory Board of the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and is actively involved in the Leading Builders of America organization. Doug is also involved in both legislative efforts and community enhancement programs through the California Building Industry Association and HomeAid Orange County, a charitable organization that builds shelters for the temporarily homeless. After receiving his B.A. from the University of Oregon, Doug went on to finish his M.B.A. at the University of Southern California. When he's not working on TRI Pointe, Doug likes to work on bettering his triathlon times for both exercise and pleasure.

Douglas (Doug) Bauer - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer

Douglas F. Bauer - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
Douglas (Doug) Bauer serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to forming TRI Pointe Homes, Doug was the President and Chief Operating Officer for William Lyon Homes where he also served as Chief Financial Officer and President of its Northern California Division. He is actively involved in both legislative efforts and community enhancement programs through the California Building Industry Association and HomeAid Orange County, a charitable organization that builds shelters for the temporarily homeless. After receiving his B.A. from the University of Oregon, Doug went on to finish his M.B.A. at the University of Southern California. When he's not working on TRI Pointe, Doug likes to work on bettering his triathlon times for both exercise and pleasure. Doug Bauer serves as the Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. He has 25+ years of experience in the real estate finance, development and homebuilding industry. Doug is active in legislative efforts and community enhancement programs through the California Building Industry Association and HomeAid Orange County. Doug received his B.A. from the University of Oregon and his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.

Drew Mackintosh

Job Titles:
  • Mackintosh Investor Relations

Glenn J. Keeler - CFO, Treasurer

Job Titles:
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Treasurer
Glenn Keeler serves as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer at TRI Pointe Group. He joined TRI Pointe Homes in February 2013 as Corporate Controller before becoming Chief Accounting Officer. Previously, he served as Corporate Controller of STEC, Inc., a publicly traded, global provider of enterprise-class solid-state drives, and as Director of Finance and Controller of Lantronix, Inc., a publicly traded designer, developer, marketer and seller of networking and communications products. He spent six years at Ernst & Young, LLP, serving clients in the real estate, technology and manufacturing industries. Glenn is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in California and has a B.A. from California State University Dominguez Hills.

Gray Shell

Job Titles:
  • President of TRI Pointe Homes Carolinas Division
Gray Shell is president of TRI Pointe Homes Carolinas Division. He is responsible for launching the division based in Charlotte with operations in both Charlotte and Raleigh. In his role as president, Gray is focused on recruiting a distinguished team, creating innovative home designs, and acquiring new sites for future communities. Gray has 20 years of hands-on strategic, operational and financial leadership experience. He has held various leadership roles in the homebuilding industry, most recently serving as division president for Taylor Morrison, the nation's seventh largest homebuilder, based out of Raleigh. In two short years, Gray more than doubled the division's revenue and created incremental land pipeline capacity to support future growth. Prior to that, Gray served as chief financial officer for Orleans Homes, a hedge fund-owned homebuilder generating $250 million in annual revenue. Gray earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Appalachian State University.

Heather H. Breidenthal - CHRO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
Heather Breidenthal is the Chief Human Resources Officer. Heather's expertise includes strategic planning and implementation, total rewards and benefit program design, M&A activities, workforce/succession planning, leadership and talent development, organizational health, and talent acquisition. Prior to joining TRI Pointe Group, Heather served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for CalAtlantic Group and Standard Pacific Homes, where she oversaw all facets of the HR organization for over 17 years. She is a former advisory board member for Chapman University's Leadership Services and Extended Education division, and an active member of the National Human Resources Association. Heather received her B.S. in Business Administration from California State University Long Beach.

Jeffrey (Jeff) Frankel

Job Titles:
  • Senior Vice President and Division President of Northern California
Jeffrey (Jeff) Frankel is the Senior Vice President and Division President of Northern California. He leads his team in all facets of homebuilding, including land acquisition and development, new home construction, purchasing and customer care. Previously, Jeffrey worked for William Lyon Homes, Bank of America and Comerica Bank. He focused on land acquisition and project management at Lyon Homes and served as Vice President for both Bank of America and Comerica Bank. His key responsibilities include acquisition, entitlements, site planning and product development. He has extensive experience with both single-family and multi-family developments. Jeffrey received his B.S. from Santa Clara University.

Jeffrey (Jeff) Lake

Job Titles:
  • Vice President of Architecture

Jeffrey A. Lake

Job Titles:
  • Vice President, Architecture and Design
Jeffrey (Jeff) Lake is the Vice President of Architecture and Design. With nearly 30 years of architecture and design experience, Jeff previously served as the National Vice President of Architecture for CalAtlantic Homes and Standard Pacific Homes where he was responsible for all new community design nationally. Before that, he was Senior Principal at Bassenian Lagoni Architects and, prior to the Weyerhauser (WRECO) merger, Vice President of Architecture at Pardee Homes. He is registered with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is a Registered Architect in the States of California and Utah. Jeff received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. He went on to graduate from the Ecole de Beaux Art Architecture program in Fontainebleau, France.

Jimmy Ayala

Job Titles:
  • Division President of Pardee Homes in San Diego
Jimmy Ayala is the Division President of Pardee Homes in San Diego. Jimmy formerly operated as VP of Project Management and brings more than 15 years of product development, construction, land development and entitlement processing experience to the team. During his time as VP of Project Management, Jimmy played a vital role in shepherding several of Pardee's communities, including the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch, the 844-unit Meadowood project in Fallbrook and the 430 unit Castlerock community in Santee.

Joseph D. Mandola

Job Titles:
  • Division President of Trendmaker Homes Houston
Joe Mandola is the Division President of Trendmaker Homes Houston. In the 25 years since joining the company, Joe has served as an Area Manager, Director of Housing Operations, and Vice President of Operations. He became Senior Vice President and General Manager in 2010 and helped lead the division through the merger with TRI Pointe Group and the expansion into Austin before becoming President in 2018. With a decades-long reputation in the building industry in Texas, Joe has deep relationships with trade partners, community leaders, and other industry professionals. He belongs to the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University; 12th Man Association, Texas A&M University; and Sacred Heart Society.

Kenneth (Ken) Krivanec

Job Titles:
  • President of Quadrant Homes in Washington
Kenneth (Ken) Krivanec is the President of Quadrant Homes in Washington. He has held other roles at Quadrant, including Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Kenneth has significant experience in strategic planning, consumer research, land acquisition, product design and development, operations, project/corporate finance, sales/marketing, organizational development and mortgage operations. He developed his homebuilding expertise with Ivory Homes, Ryland Homes and KB Home. He currently serves as a Board Member and Executive Committee Member of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce. Kenneth attended the University of Utah, Baylor University and the University of Washington Business School.

Kevin W. Wilson

Job Titles:
  • Vice President of Operations
  • National Vice President of Operations
Kevin Wilson is the National Vice President of Operations with over 20 years of experience in national purchasing and supply chain management with Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company (WRECO) and David Weekley Homes as well as fostering the expansion into Denver for Neumann Homes of Chicago. He participates in several Leading Builders of America councils and currently leads TRI Pointe's Think Tanks for Construction & Purchasing. Kevin's also active in local charities including HomeAid and RAIN communities. He received his B.A. from Brigham Young University in Construction Management, and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. In his free time, Kevin loves to shoot, cycle and golf.

Klif D. Andrews

Job Titles:
  • Division President
After joining Las Vegas' Pardee Homes team nearly two decades ago, Klif Andrews became Division President in 2006. Prior to joining Pardee Homes, he served as an analyst with Coscan/Davidson and Trimark Development as Project Manager. Active in the Southern Nevada Building Industry Association since 1999, he has held numerous board and committee chairmanships, also serving as President of HomeAid of Southern Nevada and holding various board memberships with the Boy Scouts, the Education Foundation and the University of Las Vegas Foundation. Klif graduated from CSU Fresno with a bachelor's degree in Finance.

Lawrence B. Burrows

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of Our Board of Directors
Mr. Burrows serves as a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Burrows served as an executive officer of the Weyerhaeuser Company from 2008 through 2013, when he retired after 25 years with the company. He was Senior Vice President of Wood Products for Weyerhaeuser Company from 2010 through 2013. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Burrows was President and Chief Executive Officer of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company ("WRECO"). Prior to becoming WRECO's President and Chief Executive Officer, he served as President of Winchester Homes, a WRECO subsidiary, from 2003 to 2008. Before joining Weyerhaeuser Company and WRECO, Mr. Burrows was a real estate consultant and developer. Mr. Burrows served on the Board of Habitat for Humanity, Seattle/King County, and HomeAid of Northern Virginia. Currently, he is a Senior Planning Fellow at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, and an officer and Treasurer of the non-profit Chesapeake Multi-Cultural Center. Mr. Burrows earned a B.A. from Rutgers University, a Masters in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business Advanced Management Program. He is the author of Growth Management: Issues, Techniques and Policy Implications, published by the Center for Urban Policy Research at Rutgers University.

Linda H. Mamet - CMO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Marketing Officer
Linda Mamet is the Chief Marketing Officer at TRI Pointe Group. She has over 15 years of homebuilding experience in a variety of sales and marketing roles with Pulte Group Inc (NYSE: PHM) across various brands. She also served as Corporate Vice President of Sales and Marketing with John Laing Homes. She is a California Real Estate Broker, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors and the Programing Committee Co-chair of the Pacific Coast Builder's Conference (PCBC). Linda received her Bachelor of Management Studies Degree with 1st class honors from the University of Waikato in her native New Zealand.

Mark Montoya

Job Titles:
  • Accounting Firm
  • Partner / Ernst & Young LLP

Michael (Mike) McMillen - VP

Job Titles:
  • Vice President

Michael (Mike) Taylor

Job Titles:
  • Division President for Pardee Homes Inland Empire
Michael (Mike) Taylor is the Division President for Pardee Homes Inland Empire. Michael previously served as Vice President of REO property for Farmers & Merchants Bank. He has had many career milestones along the way, including leading Pardee's re-entry into the Orange County market and leading planning and development teams for three award-winning master planned communities. Michael received his bachelor's degree in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development from University of Southern California and completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. He is an avid supporter of Little League Baseball and supports the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Gorgonio Pass and HomeAid Inland Empire.

Michael A. McMillen

Job Titles:
  • Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions
Michael (Mike) McMillen is vice president of mergers & acquisitions with 30 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, including tenure with William Lyon Homes and KB Home. He has substantial experience in land acquisition, entitlement, site planning, product development and project management. Targeting home building companies that have a strong cultural alignment with TRI Pointe Group, Mike pursues long-term strategic growth initiatives through a combination of market growth and expansion. He works to identify merger and acquisition opportunities to expand the company's southeastern U.S. footprint, while also looking for opportunities to grow market share in TRI Pointe Group's established markets. In his prior role as vice president of land, he handled land planning and entitlements, developing product segmentation and creating amenities to optimize value and monetize land assets. During his first four years at TRI Pointe Group, Mike served as vice president/project manager for TRI Pointe Homes, overseeing all aspects of the subsidiary's projects throughout Southern California. Mike received a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and serves on the board of both the HomeAid Orange County and San Francisco Rescue Mission charities. Outside of work, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife Laura and their three children.

Pardee Homes

Founded in 1921 with over 68,000 homes delivered in California and Nevada since 1969. For a spectrum of households and price points, Pardee Homes is a pioneer of master-planned developments that also include schools, parks, shopping and other amenities, because Pardee Homes believes in neighborhoods that offer value, contentment and community.

Philip S. Bodem

Job Titles:
  • Division President for TRI Pointe Homes Sacramento
Phil Bodem is the Division President for TRI Pointe Homes Sacramento. He has over 25 years of experience in the home building industry. Phil has previously served as Division President at both Taylor Morrison and Meritage Homes for a combined 16 years. Phil has a proven track record of leadership that is focused on driving business results, achieving growth objectives, and establishing a collaborative, team-oriented culture focused on providing an outstanding customer experience. He has significant experience in land acquisition, finance, forward planning, land development, sales and marketing, construction, and customer service. He has played a vital role in building high quality homes for a variety of consumer groups, including luxury, first and second move-up, and entry level buyers in both single family detached and multi-family homes.

Robert (Bob) D'Unger

Job Titles:
  • Vice President of Information Technology

Robert W. D'Unger

Job Titles:
  • Vice President of Information Technology
Robert (Bob) D'Unger serves as the Vice President of Information Technology at TRI Pointe Group. Previously, Robert was the Director of IT for Weyerhaeuser Real Estate and served as Director of Sales Service, Financial Services Manager, Accounting Manager and Controller. He is passionate about local nonprofits and community involvement, which includes time as President and board member for Grand Cinema - Tacoma, and then treasurer and board member for Historic Tacoma, as well as a member of the St. Vincent de Paul School Board. Robert holds an executive M.B.A. from Wake Forest University and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Pacific Lutheran University.

Ronald A. Turner

Job Titles:
  • President of TRI Pointe Solutions
Ronald (Ron) is the President of TRI Pointe Solutions. Ron has worked in the homebuilding mortgage industry for almost 20 years.

Sean P. Ricks

Job Titles:
  • President of Trendmaker Homes
Sean Ricks is President of Trendmaker Homes' Dallas-Fort Worth Division. With over 15 years of homebuilding and real estate experience, Sean most recently served as Associate General Counsel at TRI Pointe Group, where he played an integral role in the 2018 acquisition of Dunhill Homes and Nathan Carlisle Homes. Prior to joining TRI Pointe Group, Sean worked for Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he served as Corporate Counsel, and in the Southern California divisions of Centex Homes and Pulte Group. His key responsibilities include supporting and growing the division's efforts in talent recruitment, innovative home designs, and new site acquisitions. Sean received his Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in Business Administration from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and his law degree, with honors, from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.

Sherri L. Drew

Job Titles:
  • Vice President of Design Studios
Sherri Drew is the Vice President of Design Studios. She oversees TRI Pointe Group's design studio operations, enhancing the customer experience as well as internal skills, processes and financial performance. Sherri has more than 16 years' new home design studio experience. She previously served as the Director of Design Studios for Interior Specialists' West Region as well as the Director of Sales & Marketing, Design Center Manager, and Design Sales Consultant for S.C. Design, Inc. Sherri received her B.A. in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Maryland and is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars as top 10% of her class.

Sri Arumugam - CIO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Information Officer
Sri Arumugam is the Chief Information Officer at TRI Pointe Group. He has over 25 years of experience in the Construction Industry, with 18 years in the homebuilding industry at KB Homes and D. R. Horton, where he served as a Director of Information Technology. Most recently, Sri served as Chief Information Officer at Tutor Perini Corporation, a publicly traded Design Build General Contractor. He has substantial experience introducing transformational technologies, security strategies, project portfolio management, and maximizing the effectiveness of IT teams. Sri holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, was a past member of the Oracle Engineering and Construction Strategy Council, and is a governing body member of the Evanta Southern California CIO Organization. He received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Alcorn State University. He went on to receive his MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.

Steven J. Gilbert - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Director
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of Our Board of Directors
Mr. Gilbert was appointed as a member of our Board of Directors effective upon the completion of our initial public offering and is our Chairman of the Board. Mr. Gilbert is Chairman of the Board of Gilbert Global Equity Partners, L.P., a billion dollar private equity fund and has served in this capacity since 1998. He is also a director of Fairholme Funds (Nasdaq: FAIRX), an open-end investment company; Senior Advisor to Continental Grain; a director of MBIA, Inc., (NYSE: MBI) and Oaktree Capital Group (NYSE: OAK); and is the Lead Independent Director of the Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT). He is Vice Chairman of MidOcean Equity Partners, LP, and served as the Vice Chairman of Stone Tower Capital from January 2007 until April 2012 and as the Senior Managing Director and Chairman of Sun Group (USA) until 2009. From 1992 to 1997 he was a Founder and Managing General Partner of Soros Capital L.P., the principal venture capital and leveraged transaction entity of the Quantum Group of Funds, and a principal Advisor to Quantum Industrial Holdings Ltd. From 1988 to 1992, he was the Managing Director of Commonwealth Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity investment firm. Prior to that, from 1984 to 1988, Mr. Gilbert was the Managing General Partner of Chemical Venture Partners (now J. P. Morgan Capital Partners), which he founded. Mr. Gilbert was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1970 and practiced law at Goodwin Procter & Hoar in Boston, Massachusetts. He was an associate in corporate finance at Morgan Stanley & Co. from 1972 to 1976, a Vice President at Wertheim & Co., Inc. from 1976 to 1978 and a Managing Director at E. F. Hutton International from 1978 to 1980. Mr. Gilbert was recently Chairman of the Board of Dura Automotive Systems, Inc., Chairman of CPM Holdings, True Temper Sports and a Director of J. O. Hambro Capital Management Group and the Asian Infrastructure Fund. Previously, Mr. Gilbert has been a Director of numerous companies, including Montpelier Re, Olympus Trust, Office Depot, Inc., Funk & Wagnalls, Inc., Parker Pen Limited, Piggly Wiggly Southern, Inc., Coast Community News, Inc., GTS-Duratek, Magnavox Electronic Systems Company, UroMed Corporation, Star City Casino Holdings, Ltd., Katz Media Corporation, Airport Group International, Batavia Investment Management, Ltd., Affinity Financial Group, Inc., ESAT Telecom, Ltd., Colep Holding, Ltd., NFO Worldwide, Terra Nova (Bermuda) Holdings, Limited and Veritas-DCG. He was the principal owner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lion's Gate Films from 1980 to 1984. Mr. Gilbert is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Global Agenda Council on Capital Flows of the World Economic Forum and a member of the Board of Governors of the Lauder Institute. Mr. Gilbert received his B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, his J.D. from the Harvard Law School and his M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Thomas (Tom) Grable

Job Titles:
  • Division President for TRI Pointe Homes Southern California
Thomas (Tom) Grable is the Division President for TRI Pointe Homes Southern California. He is responsible for successfully planning and implementing profitable and quality new home communities. He honed his industry expertise in various roles with William Lyon Homes, Inc., Watt Homes, Inc. and Beazer Homes, Inc. in California. He has served the Building Industry Association of Southern California's Board of Directors since 2006 as a board member and has held leadership positions with the Saddleback Valley YMCA. Tom earned his bachelor's degree from California State University, Fullerton and has completed various professional certificate programs at the University of California.

Thomas (Tom) Mitchell - COO, President

Job Titles:
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • President
Tom is TRI Pointe Group's President and Chief Operating Officer. He has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate development and homebuilding industry, including a tenure with William Lyon Homes, where he served as Executive Vice President. Tom also worked previously for The Irvine Company and Pacific Savings Bank. He has significant experience in land acquisition, entitlement and development, project planning, product design, construction operations, finance, sales/marketing, customer satisfaction and warranty service. Tom was recognized as a Construction Industries Alliance 2017 Spirit of Life® honoree. He has received numerous other awards, including the BIA Inland Empire Builder of the Year in 2004 and was identified by Home Builder Executive as a Top 100 President. He was honored in 2019 as a California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame Inductee. Tom received his B.A. from California State University Long Beach. In his free time, Tom loves to surf and play basketball and volleyball.

Thomas B. Rogers

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of Our Board of Directors
Mr. Rogers was appointed as a member of our Board of Directors effective upon the completion of our initial public offering. Until his retirement in January 2009, Mr. Rogers served as Executive Vice President in charge of City National Bank's Southern Region. In that position, he oversaw the delivery of commercial banking, private client and wealth management services to clients throughout Orange County, the greater San Diego area and the Inland Empire. Before joining City National Bank in 2000, Mr. Rogers served for eight years as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of The Irvine Company. Prior to that, Mr. Rogers spent more than 25 years with two major financial institutions. Specifically, he served as Executive Vice President and Division Administrator of Security Pacific National Bank's Real Estate Industries Group, Southern Division, and prior to that was Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer for Security Pacific's California Corporate Group. His previous banking career also included 15 years with the National Bank of Detroit in corporate lending assignments. In his retirement, Mr. Rogers serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Plaza Bancorp and Plaza Bank, a community business bank located in Irvine, California. He was appointed to the board of Plaza Bank in June 2009 and elected Chairman in December 2009. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Memorial Health Services, a not for profit, six hospital, integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Fountain Valley, California. Mr. Rogers received his B.A. in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University, attended graduate school at Wayne State University in Detroit, and completed the curriculum of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and the National Commercial Lending School at the University of Oklahoma.

Tina Martelon

Job Titles:
  • Sales Manager of the Year
Presented by the National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC), a council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

Trendmaker Homes

Job Titles:
  • Regional Leader
Founded in 1971, Trendmaker Homes is a regional leader in premium homebuilding, committed to delivering new innovations, design, experiences and conveniences reflecting the highest standards of homebuilding and customer care. Native to Texas, Trendmaker understand the Texas ethos and strives to simplify homebuying, delivering premium homes that fit the homeowner to a ‘T'.

Vicki D. McWilliams

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of Our Board of Directors
Ms. McWilliams serves as a member of our Board of Directors. Since 2008, she has served as Executive Vice President of Stores for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM), a specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Ms. McWilliams has over 10 years of experience in consumer retail in the new home space and an additional 29 years at Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN), serving most recently as Executive Vice President. At Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Ms. McWilliams is responsible for leading 20,000 associates in 620 stores, as well as spearheading the company's customer experience and business-to-business functions. Additional responsibilities include developing strategies for maximizing net operating income and gross margin, as well as human resources, customer service innovation, product feedback, and real estate relocations and remodels. In 2017, Ms. McWilliams was awarded Williams-Sonoma's highest honor, the "Howard Lester Award of Excellence." Ms. McWilliams holds a B.A. from Washington State University. She was honored by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2006 for excellence in business partnership, served on the Juvenile Diabetes San Francisco Board of Directors for over ten years, and has lead campaigns for both the United Way and St. Jude's.

William Van Duzer

Job Titles:
  • Builder Customer Service Professional of the Year