My Job in 50 Words or Less: I’m the quirky developer. We live in a constantly evolving world, and my job is to provide housing and build communities that people will love today, and down the road. I also have the opportunity to partner with a number of different non-profits to use our company to try and help the environment and communities we are in.
Some Things I’m Really Good At: Making eggs, and forward planning. In our world everything takes a long time to come to fruition. Entitlement can take 2-3 years, site development 1-2 years, building houses a year to two. My job everyday is to make sure that we are laying the necessary foundation today to ensure that we are still a great company delivering exceptional communities 50 years from now.
Three Words That Best Describe Me: Adventurous, Inventive, Demanding
Favorite Part of My Job: I love underwriting projects, working with architects, and our other consultants to design communities that we will drive through, and have people living in. It’s a pretty cool experience.
Where to Find Me When I’m Not at Work: On the lake surfing, in the mountains snowboarding, flyfishing or with my family.
My Job in 50 Words or Less: Building homes that agents and buyers can be proud of and that add value to the communities we work in. Setting the bar at a really high level and then putting the people and processes in-place to meet and exceed expectations.
Some Things I’m Really Good At: Finding the best people and fostering collaboration. I manage and provide operational direction to teams working on every aspect of the building process from design, purchasing, construction, marketing, sales, warranties and entitlement. It’s not easy to do right -- and that what makes this job so satisfying and the people here so great.
Three Words That Best Describe Me: Dependable, Trustworthy and Knowledgeable.
Favorite Part of My Job: Picking all of the interior finishes.
Where to Find Me When I’m Not at Work: Cooking, watching home renovation shows or relaxing with my family and our two dogs.
My Job in 50 Words or Less: I’m responsible for executing on Blue Fern’s financial intitiatives and strategies. Achieving our financial goals requires consistent communication and collaboration with our management team, investors and lending partners while maintaining a balanced view of opportunities and risks.
Some Things I’m Really Good At: Collaborating with others, maintaining and building relationships, setting priorities and executing on them, establishing processes and re-evaluating those processes by applying a mind-set for continuous improvement.
Three Words That Best Describe Me: Loyal, Persistent and Adaptable
Favorite Part of My Job: Seeing projects through from beginning to end, underwriting new projects, working alongside our management team and consultants, problem solving and developing a financial strategy to set up our projects for success.
Where to Find Me When I’m Not at Work: Surrounded by family and friends, keeping up with my three children, outdoors and on the golf course.
My Job in 50 Words or Less: Primarily, I look to find housing markets that are underserved. Locations that have a logical service to homebuyers and their lifestyle. What is less desirable today, can be more desirable tomorrow. Living environments and locations that are untapped or undiscovered; locations where people in different stages of life can identify with - ultimately and logically call “home”.
Some Tings I'm Really Good At: One area of my job that I enjoy is peeling back the layers of market place onion. Studying the demographic, economic and social forces that shape a market place; the expansion and contraction. Then secondly, using that knowledge to further our direction, focus and growth.
Three Words That Best Describe Me: Reliable, Stubborn, Approachable
Favorite Part of My Job: Collaborating on projects with our team and amazing group of consultants.
Where to Find Me When I’m Not at Work: Hanging out with my wife and friends, keeping up with my two children, boating, prepping food, playing my guitar.