Allan Merrill, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “I am very pleased that Sam is joining Beazer. There are few executives in our industry that can match Sam’s experience in growing homebuilding businesses and mentoring future leaders. With that background, Sam will be able to play a key role in the attainment of our balanced growth objectives.”
Mr. Sparks commented, “I am delighted to join Beazer in the midst of an exciting growth stage and I look forward to contributing my efforts and expertise. With a compelling strategy, significant financial resources and a highly capable team, Beazer is well positioned to generate great results for both customers and shareholders in the years ahead.”
Mr. Sparks began his career as an attorney representing homebuilders. He also served as President of a land development company in Atlanta and has held Division and Region President positions with both D.R. Horton and Lennar. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Woodrow Wilson College of Law.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Beazer Homes is one of the country’s 10 largest single-family homebuilders. The Company’s homes meet or exceed the benchmark for energy-efficient home construction as established by ENERGY STAR® and are designed with Choice Plans to meet the personal preferences and lifestyles of its buyers. In addition, the Company is committed to providing a range of preferred lender choices to facilitate transparent competition between lenders and enhanced customer service. The Company offers homes in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Beazer Homes is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “BZH.” For more info, visit Beazer.com, or check out Beazer on Facebook and Twitter.