Founder, Executive Chairman, New Home Co.
WHY: Started Aliso Viejo homebuilder in 2009 after selling Irvine-based John Laing Homes for $1B in one of largest ever private builder transactions. Boosted quarterly revenues from $22.5M in 2014, first year as public company, to $163M in Q2 2019.
RECENT: Departed as CEO on Aug. 30, the company’s 10th anniversary. Now as executive chairman, Webb will help company scout new opportunities and pivot to more affordable housing.
QUOTABLE: “By 2021, we would like to see about 75% of our housing below FHA limits.”