Board of Directors

Sheryl Palmer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Sheryl Palmer is the chairman and chief executive officer of Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, a leading national homebuilder and developer based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Since 2007, Ms. Palmer has overseen a highly experienced leadership team in several key national homebuilding markets. With more than 30 years of cross-functional building experience, including leadership in land acquisition, sales and marketing, development and operations management, Ms. Palmer has led Taylor Morrison into the top ranks of America’s largest public homebuilders, following the company’s IPO in 2013.

Currently, Ms. Palmer has the organization dedicated to implementing a business strategy focused on three priorities: pursuing strategic growth opportunities to deliver benefits of scale; enhanced operational excellence to drive company-wide efficiencies; and differentiating the customer experience Taylor Morrison provides all team members and homebuyers. Under Ms. Palmer’s leadership, Taylor Morrison has been successful in creating trustworthy relationships with both its internal and external customers. In 2018, the company was named America’s Most Trusted Home Builder for the third consecutive year by Lifestory Research, and a Top 100 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor.

Ms. Palmer has spent most of her early career in the Arizona, California and Nevada real estate markets. Prior to Taylor Morrison, Ms. Palmer served as Nevada Area President for Pulte and Del Webb after finishing 10 years at Blackhawk Corporations overseeing their Summerset active adult communities based in northern California.

Ms. Palmer’s passions extend beyond homebuilding and enter the many realms of: parenthood, including her three children and five grandchildren; leadership and diversity; supporting veterans; solving for homelessness; and health and wellness. Ms. Palmer serves on the Board of Directors of Interface Inc., the National Board of Directors and Executive Committee of HomeAid America, and the Executive Committee of the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

Gary H. Hunt, Director

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Gary H. Hunt has served as a director since February 2020. As a founding partner in 2001 and now the Vice Chairman of California Strategies, LLC, Mr. Hunt serves as a Senior Advisor to some of the largest master-planned community and real estate developers in the Western United States. Mr. Hunt also works or has worked with major national financial institutions and regional banks to manage projects through the real estate macro-economic restructuring and re-entitlement period. Previously, he was with The Irvine Company, one of the nation’s largest master planning and land development organizations, for 25 years, serving for ten years as its Executive Vice President and as a member of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Mr. Hunt led the company’s major entitlement, regional infrastructure, planning, legal and strategic government relations, as well as media and community relations activities. Since May 2016, Mr. Hunt has served on the board of Five Point Holdings, LLC, a publicly traded company, and was a member of the board and lead independent director of William Lyon Homes from October 2005 until our acquisition of William Lyon Homes in February 2020. In addition, Mr. Hunt serves on the boards of several private companies including Glenair Corporation, University of California, Irvine Foundation and Psomas Engineering Company. He formerly was Chairman of the Board of CT Realty, and lead independent director of Grubb & Ellis Corporation and for sixteen months served as interim President and CEO.

Peter Lane, Lead Director

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Mr. Lane has served as a director since June 2012 and as lead independent director since May 2017. Mr. Lane served as Chief Executive Officer of AXIP Energy Services, LP (formerly known as Valerus Compression Services, “AXIP”), an oilfield services company headquartered in Houston, Texas from 2010 to 2016. Prior to joining AXIP, Mr. Lane was an Operating Partner at TPG Global, LLC (“TPG”) from 2009 to 2011. Before TPG, Mr. Lane spent 12 years at Bain & Company (“Bain”), a global consulting firm, where he led the Dallas and Mexico City offices, as well as its oil and gas practice. He became a Partner at Bain in 2003. Mr. Lane currently serves on the board of directors of AXIP, FleetPride, Inc. and Petro Harvester Oil & Gas, LLC. Mr. Lane holds a B.S. in physics from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Lane brings extensive experience in business operations, finance and corporate governance to our board of directors.

William H. Lyon, Director

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William H. Lyon has served as a director since February 2020. Previously, he was the Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of William Lyon Homes from March 2016 until our acquisition of William Lyon Homes in February 2020. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of William Lyon Homes from March 2013 through July 2015, and as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board from July 2015 to March 2016. Since joining William Lyon Homes’ predecessor company in November 1997 as an assistant project manager, Mr. Lyon served in various capacities during his time with the company, including as a Project Manager, the Director of Corporate Development, the Director of Corporate Affairs, Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, and President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Lyon also actively served as the President of William Lyon Financial Services from June 2008 to April 2009, and was appointed to the William Lyon Homes board of directors in 2000. Mr. Lyon is a member of the Board of Directors of Commercial Bank of California and Pretend City Children’s Museum in Irvine, CA and an honorary Board member of The Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, CA. Mr. Lyon holds a dual B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Product Design from Stanford University.

Anne Mariucci, Director

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Ms. Mariucci has served as a director since March 2014. Ms. Mariucci has over 30 years of experience in homebuilding and real estate. Prior to 2003, Ms. Mariucci held a number of executive senior management roles with Del Webb Corporation and was responsible for its large-scale community development and homebuilding business. She also served as President of Del Webb Corporation following its merger with Pulte Homes, Inc. She presently serves on the board of Banner Health, a national nonprofit health care provider. She also serves as a director of CoreCivic, Inc., a publicly traded REIT, Southwest Gas Company, a publicly traded utility company, Berry Petroleum, an independent privately-held energy company, Arizona State University Foundation and the Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. Since 2003, she has been affiliated with the private equity firms Hawkeye Partners, serving as a member of the Board of Advisors, and Glencoe Capital. She is a past director of the Arizona State Retirement System, Action Performance Companies, the Arizona Board of Regents (where she was its past Chairman) and the University of Arizona Health Network, as well as a past Trustee of the Urban Land Institute. Ms. Mariucci received her undergraduate degree in accounting and finance from the University of Arizona and completed the corporate finance program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Ms. Mariucci brings extensive experience in real estate, homebuilding and corporate governance.

David Merritt, Director

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Mr. Merritt has served as a director since June 2013. From March 2009 through December 2013, he was the president of BC Partners, Inc., a financial advisory firm. Mr. Merritt is a director of Charter Communications, Inc., a publicly traded company, and currently serves as Chairman of its audit committee. Mr. Merritt previously served on the board of directors of Calpine Corporation. From 1975 to 1999, Mr. Merritt was an audit and consulting partner of KPMG, serving in a variety of capacities during his years with the firm, including national partner in charge of the media and entertainment practice. Mr. Merritt holds a B.S. degree in Business and Accounting from California State University—Northridge. As a seasoned director and audit committee chair with extensive accounting, financial reporting and audit committee experience, Mr. Merritt brings a strong background in leadership, governance and corporate finance to the Company’s board of directors.

Andrea Owen, Director

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Ms. Owen is the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors for Herman Miller, Inc., a globally recognized design and innovation company. Herman Miller provides furnishings and related technologies and services to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal. As CEO, Andi is responsible for leading the company’s worldwide operations, which encompasses just over 8,500 team members and $2.57 billion in revenue in fiscal 2018. She was appointed President and CEO in August 2018 and is overseeing the company’s aggressive growth strategy to reach untapped market potential around the world. Andi has a demonstrated history of leading complex customer-focused businesses. She is a life-long learner whose natural curiosity led her to pursue a variety of professional opportunities during her 25-year career with Gap, Inc. From 2014-2017, Andi was the Global President of Banana Republic, where she held full P&L responsibility for the $2.8 billion brand, leading 11,000 employees in more than 600 specialty and outlet stores across 27 countries. Andi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary and completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. She also completed Harvard’s intensive, first-of-its-kind course, Women on Boards: Succeeding as a Corporate Director. Andi is a member of the Board of Directors for Taylor Morrison Home Corporation. Andi is also active in the community by serving as a member of the BIFMA Board, The Right Place, Inc., and Business Leaders for Michigan, and the Herman Miller Foundation.

Denise Warren, Director

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Ms. Warren currently serves as an independent director and member of the audit committee of Taylor Morrison Home Corporation and on the board of Vista Equity Partners privately backed software technology company, Naviga. Prior public company board service includes the board and audit committees of Electronic Arts and the board, audit and chair of nominating and governance committees of Monotype Imaging. Ms. Warren has almost 30 years of experience growing and operating profitable recurring revenue media and publishing businesses and driving transformational digital change in marketing, product and sales. She currently operates Netlyst, LLC, a consulting and advisory firm focused on digital business growth and scaling consumer and enterprise recurring revenue businesses. From June 2015 to March 2016, Ms. Warren served as the Tribune Publishing Company’s President of Digital and Chief Executive Officer of East Coast Publishing. In her 26 years with The New York Times Company, Ms. Warren served on the company executive committee and in numerous executive leadership capacities, such as Executive Vice President of Digital Products & Services, (including oversight for consumer revenue and marketing, analytics and research); General Manager, nytimes.com; Chief Advertising Officer; Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning; and Director of Marketing. Ms. Warren holds a B.S. in management from Tulane University and an M.B.A. in communications and media management from Fordham University.

Christopher Yip, Director

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Christopher Yip has served as a director since November 2021. He is currently a partner at RET Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in companies that provide innovative technology solutions to the real estate industry. Prior to joining the team at RET Ventures, Mr. Yip was an investor at TPG Capital, where he led private equity and growth equity investments and exits in technology-enabled business services for more than 14 years. Before that, he was a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Throughout his career, Mr. Yip has served as a hands-on public and private board member, advised a range of companies, and mentored leading entrepreneurs and CEOs. He holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, as well as a master's degree in Computer Science and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Harvard University.

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