ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE: KBH), one of the nation’s largest and most recognized homebuilders, today announced that Jay Lewis has been named president of its Orlando division. In this role, Lewis is responsible for the Company’s homebuilding operations across the region, from land acquisition and construction to sales and customer service.
"We are very pleased to welcome Jay to the KB Home team in one of our strongest markets in the southeast,” said Vince DePorre, regional president of KB Home. “Jay’s extensive homebuilding background and local expertise will be a great asset to our business as we focus on growth opportunities in Central Florida.”
Lewis arrives at KB Home with more than 30 years of experience in homebuilding with both national and local builders, including the last eight years in the Central Florida area serving in various capacities. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Villanova University and a Master of Business Administration from Drexel University.
KB Home is currently building new homes in 16 communities in the Orlando area. For more information, visit kbhome.com or call 888-KB-HOMES.
About KB Home
KB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilding companies in the United States. Since its founding in 1957, the company has built more than half a million quality homes. KB Home's unique homebuilding approach lets each buyer customize their new home from lot location to floor plan and design features. As a leader in utilizing state-of-the-art sustainable building practices, all KB homes are highly energy efficient and meet strict ENERGY STAR® guidelines. This helps to lower monthly utility costs for homeowners, which the company demonstrates with its proprietary KB Home Energy Performance Guide® (EPG®). KB Home has been named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award winner for five straight years and a WaterSense® Partner of the Year for four consecutive years. A FORTUNE 1,000 company, Los Angeles-based KB Home was the first homebuilder listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and trades under the ticker symbol "KBH." For more information about KB Home, call 888-KB-HOMES, visit www.kbhome.com, or connect with KB Home on Facebook.com/KBHome and Twitter.com/KBHome.