Lincoln Property Company has beefed up its staff, adding new employees in property management, marketing and compliance in what has proven to be another active month of personnel moves in the housing market. Celeste Villanueva and Emily Ferrer join the firm as property managers in the Chicago market. Villanueva moves from John Buck Co. while Ferrer comes to Lincoln from Bozzuto Group. Odessa Patterson is the new Compliance Manager in Lincoln’s Atlanta office and Kristina McClendon joins the Orlando office of Lincoln as Marketing Coordinator.
Lennar Homes saw another active month in June with Jim Bowersox joining the company as the new VP of Land Acquisitions & Development in Atlanta. He served a similar role with Beazer Homes. Charles Curtis joins Lennar in the San Francisco Bay Area as the new Director of Purchasing. He was previously a Purchasing Manager for a solar company. And Jack Cooper joins Lennar in Austin, Texas, as Construction Manager.
K. Hovnanian, Beazer, Ashton Woods and Brookfield Homes also made multiple personnel hires. Maureen Volzer is a new Sales Consultant for Hovnanian in Folsom, Calif. She was previously a Sales Manager at Toll Brothrs. Robert Martin joins the Brick, N.J., office of K. Hov. as Estimator. He was a Sr. Purchasing Manager at Lennar. Ashley Martin joins Beazer as New Home Counselor in Indianapolis, moving from Pulte. Casey Knasel is now Payroll Manager at Beazer in Atlanta. Bill Adams joins Ashton Woods as Construction Manager in Cypress, Texas, and Todd Nichols is now Area Construction Manager for Ashton Woods in Atlanta, where he previously served as Centralized Schedule Manager. At Brookfield Homes Monika Rothenburger is the new Contracts Administrator in Newport Beach, Calif., while Vince Cuccarese is now Internet Sales Manager for the company in San Diego.
Jed Solomon moves to Pulte Group as Land Acquisitions Manager in Raleigh-Durham. He previously served a similar role with K. Hovnanian. Michael Gorny is the new Director of Executive Compensation for Pulte in Detroit. He was Director of HR for Taubman Co. Toll Brothers made several appointments on the construction side with Carmelo Longo named Construction Manager in Hartford, Conn. He comes to the company from Ginsburg Development. Chris Bowman is now Field Representative for Toll in San Marcos, Calif., and Sandi Waite is the new Customer Service Liaison in Philadelphia.
In other moves around the country:
David Kemnitz moves to KB Home in Los Angeles as a Land Search Specialist, previously serving as a Land Consultant for Brookfield Homes.
David Smith is now Construction Manager for Chesmar Homes in Houston. He previously ran his own construction firm.
Sean McQueen joins David Weekley Homes a Construction Manager in Brookshire, Texas. He served in a similar role at Greeneco Builders.
John Boyenga is now Construction Manager at Gehan Homes in Cypress, Texas. He was previously VP of Operations with Signorelli Co.
Hollie Kleitz joins Gables Residential in Atlanta as a Director. She was a VP with Trimont Real Estate Advisors.
Richmond American Homes nabbed Justin Brewer as a Land Acquisitions Specialist in Escondido, Calif. He was previously with KB Home.
Brandon Brooks is now Community Representative at Drees Homes in Waco, Texas.
Heather Jaxheimer is now New Home Counselor at Ryland Homes, previously serving in a similar position at Ashton Woods Homes.
Michael Welty is now Regional Sales Manager at Oakwood Homes in Johnstown, Colo., where he was previously a Community Manager.
Dan Rice is the new Director of Sales & Marketing at Rausch Coleman in Tulsa. He moves to the company from Windstream Communications.
Irvine Company has hired Tumy Tran as Senior Recruiter in Orange County, while Kelly Twohey joins the firm in San Diego as a Leasing Consultant.
Trammell Crow Co. has named Joseph Achenbach a Senior Associate in its Philadelphia office. The company also has appointed Charlie James a Project Manager in Dallas.
Stacey Craig is the new Controller for Woodside Homes in Arizona and Nevada.
Reported by PBP (07/03/2012)