Houston, TX (February 24, 2023): David Weekley Homes, one of the largest privately held national home builders, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Durham to vice president of Build-to-Rent, along with the expansion of responsibilities for current area market leaders Ken McDonald and Ryan Wells.
Chad Durham joined David Weekley Homes in 2004 and served in the Austin division as a senior builder, purchasing consultant, community manager, project manager and most recently, division president. As vice president of Build-to-Rent, Durham will lead the growth of the business into additional markets, as well as continue to manage the land team for the Austin division.
“As part of our goal to be an evergreen company, I am excited to help our company diversify and grow this business venture,” stated Durham. “This will be a meaningful and predictable part of our company’s annual revenue and profits.”
Chad Durham has been named vice president of Build-to-Rent for David Weekley Homes.
Area president Ken McDonald is now overseeing operations in both the Dallas/Ft. Worth and Austin markets for David Weekley Homes.
Area president Ken McDonald, who brings more than 30 years’ experience in the homebuilding industry, including leading the Dallas/Ft. Worth market since 2013, is now also overseeing the operations in the Austin area.
“I am excited for the opportunity to work with our team in Austin,” said McDonald. “We have a strong brand to help us achieve our growth plans working with our developer partners and real estate agent community. Austin is a great place to work and live and will continue to be a leading market in the country.”
Ryan Wells, area president over Raleigh and Nashville, now also oversees the Indianapolis division. “I’m looking forward to joining our high-performing team in Indianapolis,” said Wells. “I’m excited to be a part of David Weekley Homes’ continued growth in the market.”
Ryan Wells, area president in Raleigh and Nashville, is now also overseeing the Indianapolis division operations for David Weekley Homes.
About David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, operates in 19 cities across the United States and is headquartered in Houston. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.” Weekley Homes has been recognized 16 times by Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 110,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company’s website at www.davidweekleyhomes.com.