BENSALEM, Pa.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Orleans Homes, one of the country’s oldest continually operated homebuilders, has announced three individuals to serve as the new management team alongside George E. Casey, Jr., President and CEO. The team will oversee the company’s business operations in 66 communities throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia and Illinois.
“We’re anxious to begin a new phase of development, both for the company as well as our customers, that demonstrates the company’s focus on providing a pleasant, personal experience for our homebuyers and our commitment to creating neighborhoods, not just homes.”
Joining Casey are Dean Amann, who has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer; Marek Bakun, who has been appointed to Chief Financial Officer; and John Evans, who has been named Corporate Controller.
“The combined talent and experience of our new management team puts this company in a positive place to move forward,” said Casey. “We’re anxious to begin a new phase of development, both for the company as well as our customers, that demonstrates the company’s focus on providing a pleasant, personal experience for our homebuyers and our commitment to creating neighborhoods, not just homes.”
An overview of each member of the new management team is provided below.
As Chief Operating Officer, Amann will oversee day-to-day operations and management of the company’s 66 communities. Previously, Amann served as Orleans’ Northeast Regional President and Executive Vice President.
Prior to joining Orleans, Amann served as the Rocky Mountain Area President of Pulte Homes and as Southeast Regional Vice President and Division President of Lennar Homes.
Amann has a BA in Psychology from Taylor University in Indiana and an MBA from the University of Denver.
As Chief Financial Officer, Bakun will manage the company’s financial operations, organizational efficiency and business strategy.
Prior to joining Orleans, Bakun spent 15 years in corporate finance, including five years as a CFO in the homebuilding industry. He was formerly the CFO of Mattamy Homes, a Canadian homebuilder in five markets, and CFO for Taylor Morrison, a national builder developer in the US and Canada that sold more than 6,000 new homes valued at more than $2 billion annually.
Bakun, a graduate of the University of Central Florida, is licensed in Florida as a Certified Public Accountant, Real Estate Broker, and General Contractor. Throughout his career, Bakun has been involved in various charities and organizations, including Habitat for Humanity.
As Corporate Controller, Evans will direct all of the accounting, finance and budget management activities of the company.
Evans joins Orleans Homes from Lenner, a national homebuilding company, where he served as Vice President and Northeast Region Operations Controller.
Previously, Evans served as Northeast Area & New England Division Vice President of Finance at Pulte Homes, Assistant Corporate Controller at Essroc Cement Corp., and Audit Senior at Ernst and Young.
Evans received his BS from Wilkes University and his MBA from DeSales University.
About Orleans Homebuilders, Inc.
Founded in 1918, Orleans Homes is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. It is committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today.
The company builds single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums that range in price from the upper $170,000’s - $1.5 million. It is currently operating in 66 neighborhoods in ten distinct markets:
- Southeastern Pennsylvania
- Central and Southern New Jersey
- Orange County, NY
- Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, NC
- Richmond and Tidewater, VA
- Chicago, IL
Orleans is headquartered outside of Philadelphia and employs 170. For more information, please visit www.OrleansHomes.com.