President, Land Sales & Homebuilding, Irvine co.
WHY: Oversees the design, building and sales of new homes in master-planned villages of the Irvine Ranch. Also runs in-house homebuilder, Irvine Pacific.
RECENT: Irvine Ranch remains among top areas for new home sales, locally and nationally, though signs of slowdown. Irvine Pacific ramping up higher-end home sales, with less land sold to other builders.
NOTABLE: Joined company in 1984 as division counsel for legal affairs, served as general counsel from 1996 to 2003.