BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Eric Lipar
    Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board, LGI Homes
    Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board, LGI Homes

    Mr. Lipar is our Chief Executive Officer and serves as Chairman of our Board of directors. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer since 2009, as a director since June 2013 and as Chairman of the Board since July 2013. Previously, Mr. Lipar served as our President from 2003 until 2009. Mr. Lipar has been in the residential land development business since the mid-1990s and is one of our founders. He has overseen land acquisition, development and sales since our inception. Mr. Lipar currently serves on the Residential Neighborhood Development Council for the Urban Land Institute and is a member of the Policy Advisory Board for the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. Through his in-depth work experience, Mr. Lipar has obtained a broad background in all aspects of residential construction, development, financing, sales and marketing. Mr. Lipar is responsible for our overall strategic leadership, working closely with our key executives to establish, implement and direct our long-range goals, strategies and policies.

    • Bryan Sansbury

      Mr. Sansbury has served as our Lead Independent Director since June 2013. Mr. Sansbury is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding partner of AEGIS Energy Risk. Prior to September 2017, Mr. Sansbury served as President of Health and Wealth Solutions at Alight Solutions, the former outsourcing business of Aon Hewitt. For over 20 years, Mr. Sansbury held various positions with Aon Hewitt and its affiliates including positions as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer, President of Emerging Solutions, leader of the Canadian Outsourcing business, and leader of the Pension Outsourcing business in the Southeast region. Mr. Sansbury is a former member of The Woodlands (Texas) Area Economic Development Partnership Board and is a Fellow of the CEO Perspectives program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Sansbury is the chair of our Compensation Committee and is a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

    • Ryan Edone

      Mr. Edone has served as a director since November 2014. Mr. Edone is the Chief Financial Officer of Petroleum Wholesale L.P., a distributor of branded and wholesale motor fuel products and operator of retail convenience stores/travel centers across the southwestern United States.  Prior to his joining Petroleum Wholesale L.P in 1999, Mr. Edone was a manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Edone is a member of the Board of Directors of Archway Insurance LTD (“Archway”), a captive insurance company. At Archway, Mr. Edone formerly served in roles as the President of the Board and Vice President and Risk Control Chairman of the Board. Mr. Edone is also a member of the ChevronTexaco Petroleum Marketers Association Board. Mr. Edone has been a member of our Audit Committee since joining our board and has been the chair of our Audit Committee since May 2016.

    • Duncan Gage

      Mr. Gage has served as a director since June 2013. Mr. Gage currently manages his personal investments. Mr. Gage was President and CEO of Giant Cement Holdings, Inc. from 2009 to 2012, a producer of cement, concrete and aggregate for the construction industry. He previously served as President of the Eastern Construction Materials Division of Rinker Materials and President of Rinker’s Concrete Pipe Division. Mr. Gage also held a number of senior executive positions with Lafarge Group, including, Regional President, Southeast Asia and President, US Cement Operations. Mr. Gage is a member of our Audit Committee, having served as the chair from 2013 to 2016, and is a member of our Compensation Committee. He is a former director of Insteel Industries, Inc.

    • Laura Miller
      Ms. Miller has served as a director since January 2019. Ms. Miller also serves as a non-executive director of EVO Payments, a global merchant acquirer and payment processor serving more than 550,000 merchants and processing more than 3.5 billion transactions annually. Ms. Miller has over 25 years of technology leadership as well as extensive multi-industry experience in both the public and private sector.  Ms Miller was with InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG®) from 2013 to January 2020 where she most recently held the role of Global Chief Information Officer (CIO).  As CIO, she had responsibility for the strategy, delivery, operations and security of all technology for more than 5,900 hotels and corporate offices around the globe.  Ms. Miller has also served in various leadership roles, including SVP at First Data Corporation (FDC), a highly regulated global payments processer, TD Ameritrade, The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, Maryland, and British Aerospace, PLC.  
      • Steven Smith

        Mr. Smith has served as a director since June 2013. Mr. Smith currently practices health law in the Washington, D.C. office and is a shareholder of the law firm of Baker Donelson. During 2003 to 2016, Mr. Smith practiced health law with the law firm of Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver (“Ober Kaler”) and was a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Smith was the Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office of Ober Kaler prior to its merger with Baker Donelson on January 1, 2017. He practices exclusively in the health care regulatory, operational and transactional areas where he counsels hospitals, physicians and other clients on a variety of issues including corporate governance, executive compensation and agreements; compliance, from both an operational and legal standpoint; medical staff relationships; and risk and claims management, insurance coverage and fiduciary responsibilities. Prior to joining Ober Kaler, Mr. Smith was Senior Vice-President and General Counsel for a large healthcare system in Maryland for 10 years where he was responsible for all legal matters, as well as various operations aspects, of the healthcare system. Mr. Smith is the chair of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of our Audit Committee.

      • Robert Vahradian

        Mr. Vahradian has served as a director since June 2013. Mr. Vahradian is a senior managing director of GTIS Partners, LP ("GTIS"). GTIS currently manages approximately $4.6 billion of committed equity, comprising residential, retail, industrial, office, hotel and mixed-use properties in the U.S. and Brazil. Mr. Vahradian runs the U.S. investment and asset management activities of GTIS, and is a member of the investment committee of GTIS. Mr. Vahradian joined GTIS in 2006 and has 32 years of real estate experience. Previously, Mr. Vahradian was President of Allied Partners, a private real estate investment company and was Chief Operating Officer and principal of The Athena Group, L.L.C., a residential investment and development company based in New York. Prior to joining The Athena Group, LLC, Mr. Vahradian was a Director in Credit Suisse First Boston’s real estate investment banking and principal groups. Mr. Vahradian is a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

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