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Sheryl Palmer Named HomeAid America 2019-2020 Chairman

Taylor Morrison Home Corporation Chairman and CEO to Lead Building-Industry Nonprofit Providing Shelter for Homeless

HomeAid America, a building industry charity and one of the nation’s largest builders of housing for the homeless, announced today that Taylor Morrison Chairman and CEO Sheryl Palmer will lead its Board of Directors as Chair for the 2019-2020 term. Palmer succeeds outgoing Chairman Scott Stowell, former Executive Chairman of the Board for CalAtlantic Group and member of the Lennar Board of Directors.

“HomeAid is incredibly fortunate to have an industry leader like Sheryl Palmer serving as our Chair the next two years.” HomeAid America CEO Peter Simons said. “She is not only visionary, but also passionate in her advocacy of HomeAid’s work to help the homelessness. I am sure she will build on the great success we have had under Scott Stowell’s Chairmanship the past two years, and the sky will be the limit.”

Palmer has served as a member of HomeAid America’s National Board of Directors and Executive Committee since 2017. Under Palmer’s leadership, Taylor Morrison’s relationship with HomeAid America and its local chapters has deepened through numerous shelter-building collaborations, supply drives, in-kind donations and volunteer engagements.

As HomeAid enters into its 30th year of rebuilding lives for Americans experiencing homelessness through housing and community outreach, the organization celebrates the outstanding commitment of the home building industry in developing over 550 housing projects that have housed over 327,000 people. Through the HomeAid model, more that $230 million of housing has been developed with a cost savings of over $120 million. Thanks to the generosity of the building industry, these construction savings have been reinvested into life-changing programs to move individuals and families back to self-sufficiency.

“I believe deeply in HomeAid’s mission to provide those most vulnerable in our communities a place to call home,” Palmer said. “But HomeAid America pairs its noble mission with tactical know-how and strategic vision -- a formidable combination that has a meaningful bearing on individual lives and communities. I applaud Scott Stowell for his exemplary service as Chair and am honored to step into this role just as HomeAid America celebrates 30 years of remarkable service.”

Sheryl Palmer is Chairman and CEO of Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, a leading national homebuilder and developer based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Since 2007, Palmer has overseen a highly experienced leadership team in key national homebuilding markets. With more than 30 years of cross-functional building industry experience, including leadership in land acquisition, sales and marketing, land development and operations management, Palmer has led Taylor Morrison into the top ranks of America’s largest public homebuilders. 

About Taylor Morrison
Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (NYSE: TMHC) is a leading national homebuilder and developer based in Scottsdale, Ariz. The company operates under two well-established brands, Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes, serving a broad spectrum of consumer groups from coast to coast, including first-time, move-up, luxury, and 55 plus buyers. In Texas, Darling Homes builds communities with a focus on individuality and distinctive detail while delivering on the Taylor Morrison standard of excellence. For more information about Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes please visit or

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