People: KB Home (KBH)

KBH on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Bollenbach

71 2008 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Mezger

58 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeff Kaminski

52 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Brian Woram

53 2010 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Albert Praw

65 2011 Executive Vice President - Real Estate and Business Development

Thomas Silk

45 2011 Senior Vice President - Marketing and Communications

Thomas Norton

43 2009 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

William Hollinger

55 2007 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Timothy Finchem

66 2005 Independent Director

Thomas Gilligan

59 2012 Independent Director

Kenneth Jastrow

66 2001 Independent Director

Robert Johnson

68 2008 Independent Director

Melissa Lora

51 2004 Independent Director

Michael McCaffery

60 2003 Independent Director

Luis Nogales

70 1995 Independent Director

Michael Wood

66 2014 Independent Director

Katoiya Marshall

Manager - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Bollenbach

Mr. Stephen F. Bollenbach is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of KB Home. He was the Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hilton Hotels Corporation, a hotel developer and operator, positions he held from May 2004 and February 1996, respectively. He retired from Hilton in October of 2007. Prior to joining Hilton, Mr. Bollenbach was Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Walt Disney Company from 1995 to 1996. Before Disney, Mr. Bollenbach was President and Chief Executive Officer of Host Marriott Corporation from 1993 to 1995, and served as Chief Financial Officer of Marriott Corporation from 1992 to 1993. From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Bollenbach was Chief Financial Officer of the Trump Organization. Mr. Bollenbach serves as a director of Time Warner Inc., Macy’s, Inc. and Mondelez International, Inc. He previously served as a director of American International Group Inc., and Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. Mr. Bollenbach joined the Board in 2007 and has since served as its Non-Executive Chairman. Mr. Bollenbach has several years of experience and expertise as a senior corporate executive and public company board member, including as a lead independent director, and has demonstrated exemplary leadership as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.

Jeffrey Mezger

Mr. Jeffrey T. Mezger is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of KB Home. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mezger served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, a position he assumed in 1999. From 1995 until 1999, Mr. Mezger held a number of executive posts in our southwest region, including Division President, Arizona Division, and Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager over Arizona and Nevada. Mr. Mezger joined us in 1993 as president of the Antelope Valley Division in Southern California. He joined the Board in 2006. He is a member of the Executive Board of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, is a member of the Policy Advisory Board for the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business, serves as Vice Chairman of the Policy Advisory Board for the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and was the founding Chairman of the Executive Committee for the Leading Builders of America. In 2012, Mr. Mezger was inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame.

Jeff Kaminski

Mr. Jeff J. Kaminski is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of KB Home. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Kaminski served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Federal-Mogul Corporation, a global supplier of component parts to original equipment manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty and off-highway vehicles, as well as the worldwide aftermarket. From 2005 to 2008, he served as Federal-Mogul’s Senior Vice President, Global Purchasing, and from 2003 to 2005 as its Vice President, Global Supply Chain Management.

Brian Woram

Mr. Brian J. Woram is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of KB Home. Previously, Woram served as senior vice president and general counsel of H&R Block in Kansas City. Before joining H&R Block, Woram spent 14 years at Centex Corporation, a public homebuilder headquartered in Dallas. While at Centex, he was responsible for legal, internal audit and corporate compliance. He served in several lead roles at Centex, most recently as senior vice president, chief legal officer and chief compliance officer. Prior to Centex, Woram was a shareholder at the Dallas-based law firm now known as Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP. He received his Bachelor of Business Science degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University at College Station and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where he served on the Texas Law Review.

Albert Praw

Mr. Albert Z. Praw is Executive Vice President - Real Estate and Business Development of KB Home. He was Senior Vice President, Asset Management and Acquisitions from 1999 to 2002 and Chief Executive Officer of Landstone Communities, LLC (a real estate development company), from 2006- 2011.

Thomas Silk

Mr. Thomas S. Silk is Senior Vice President - Marketing and Communications of KB Home. He served as Vice President of Marketing for Hydration and Juice Brands, PepsiCo Beverages Americas (a beverage marketing and distribution company) from 2009 - 2011 and Senior Director, Global Brand Management, Activision Blizzard, Inc. (a game publisher of interactive entertainment software) from 2006 - 2009.

Thomas Norton

Mr. Thomas F. Norton is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of KB Home. From 2006-2009, Chief Human Resources Officer of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (an owner and operator of national full service restaurants). From 2003-2006, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, American Golf Corporation (a worldwide golf course management firm). Mr. Norton brings a balance of operational and human resources leadership experience to KB Home. Most recently, he was senior vice president and chief human resource officer for BJ's Restaurants, Inc., a Huntington Beach, California-based public restaurant company with 82 locations and more than 10,000 employees nationwide. There he served as a key advisor to the executive team on organizational development, culture, morale, and communication issues, in addition to establishing the company's first HR Strategic Plan. Previous to BJ's Restaurants, Inc., Mr. Norton spent more than 14 years with American Golf Corporation, where he played a number of important roles, most recently as senior vice president of human resources with responsibility for training and organizational development, employee and labor relations, staffing, compensation, benefits and policy development for 20,000 workers in 280 locations across 30 U.S. states, the U.K. and Australia. He joined American Golf on the operations side of the business, serving as a general manager and later as regional manager of the company's Northern California operations. Mr. Norton earned a BBA cum laude in Human Resource Management from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA with honors from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business.

William Hollinger

Mr. William R. Hollinger is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of KB Home. He served as senior vice president and corporate controller from 2001-2006.

Timothy Finchem

Mr. Timothy W. Finchem is Independent Director of KB Home. He has been Commissioner of the PGA TOUR, a membership organization for professional golfers, since 1994. He joined the TOUR staff as Vice President of Business Affairs in 1987, and was promoted to Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer in 1989. Mr. Finchem served in the White House as Deputy Advisor to the President in the Office of Economic Affairs in 1978 and 1979, and in the early 1980’s, co-founded the National Marketing and Strategies Group in Washington, D.C. He joined the Board in 2005. Mr. Finchem has demonstrated success in broadening the popularity of professional golf among the demographic groups that make up our core homebuyers, and has experience in residential community development. He also has a substantial presence in Florida, one of our key markets.

Thomas Gilligan

Dr. Thomas W. Gilligan has been appointed as Independent Director of KB Home, effective July 18, 2012. He has served as the Dean of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin since 2008. Prior to his appointment at the McCombs School of Business, Dr. Gilligan held several key administrative roles at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC), including as interim Dean, as the Vice-Dean of Undergraduate Education, as director of the Ph.D. program, and as the Chair of the Finance and Business Economics Department. Dr. Gilligan holds the Centennial Chair in Business Education Leadership. He received his B.A. in 1979 at the University of Oklahoma and his Ph.D. in Economics at Washington University in 1984. He taught Economics at the California Institute of Technology (1984-1987) and during his tenure at USC he held visiting appointments at Stanford University (1989-1990 and 1994) and Northwestern University (1995-1996). He has served as a consultant to businesses in the entertainment, agriculture, service and construction industries, dealing with antitrust and contract issues, as well as pricing strategies. He was the recipient of a National Fellowship at the Hoover Institution of War and Peace and was a staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the White House (1982-1983). He also served in the United States Air Force from 1972-1976.

Kenneth Jastrow

Mr. Kenneth M. Jastrow, II, is Independent Director of KB Home. He is Non-Executive Chairman, Forestar Group Inc., a real estate and natural resources company. Mr. Jastrow is also a director of MGIC Investment Corporation and Genesis Energy, LLC, the general partner of Genesis Energy, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership. He joined the KB Home Board in 2001. Mr. Jastrow has several years of experience and leadership in the paper, building products, forestry, real estate and mortgage lending industries, providing critical perspective in businesses that impact the homebuilding industry, and on sustainability practices.

Robert Johnson

Mr. Robert L. Johnson is Independent Director of KB Home. He is founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, an innovative business network that owns or holds interests in a diverse portfolio of companies in the consumer financial services, private equity, real estate, hospitality, professional sports, film production, gaming, and automobile dealership industries. Prior to forming The RLJ Companies, Mr. Johnson was founder and chief executive officer of Black Entertainment Television (BET), which was acquired by Viacom Inc. in 2001. He continued to serve as chief executive officer of BET until 2006. In July 2007, Mr. Johnson was named by USA Today as one of the 25 most influential business leaders of the past 25 years. Mr. Johnson currently serves on the board of directors or trustees of the Lowe’s Companies, Inc., RLJ Entertainment, Inc., RLJ Lodging Trust, and Strayer Education, Inc. He previously served as a director of RLJ Acquisition, Inc. He joined the Board in 2008.

Melissa Lora

Ms. Melissa Lora is Independent Director of KB Home. She is the President of Taco Bell International and the Global Chief Financial and Development Officer of Taco Bell Corp., a quick service restaurant chain. Ms. Lora joined Taco Bell Corp. in 1987 and since 2001 has served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, she was Regional Vice President and General Manager from 1998 to 2000 for Taco Bell’s operations throughout the Northeastern United States. She joined the Board in 2004. Ms. Lora is very knowledgeable of and has substantial experience and expertise in financial matters as well as in managing real estate assets. She has made significant contributions to the work of the Audit Committee since joining the Board and has provided strong leadership as its Chair since 2008.

Michael McCaffery

Mr. Michael G. McCaffery is Independent Director of KB Home. He is the Chairman of Makena Capital Management, an investment management firm. From December 2005 to December 2013, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Makena Capital Management. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. McCaffery was President and CEO of the Stanford Management Company (SMC), which was established in 1991 to manage Stanford University’s financial and real estate investments. Previous to joining SMC, Mr. McCaffery was President and Chief Executive Officer of Robertson Stephens Investment Bankers from January 1993 to December 1999, and also served as Chairman from January 2000 to December 2000. He previously served as a director of Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. and Venture Lending & Leasing V Inc., and as a trustee of RS Investment Trust. He joined the Board in 2003.

Luis Nogales

Mr. Luis G. Nogales is Independent Director of KB Home. He has been the Managing Partner of Nogales Investors, LLC, a private equity investment firm, since 2001. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Embarcadero Media, Inc. from 1992 to 1997, President of Univision Communications, Inc., from 1986 to 1988, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United Press International from 1983 to 1986. He is a director or trustee of Southern California Edison Co., Edison International and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He joined the Board in 1995. He previously served as a director or trustee of Arbitron Inc., Golden West Broadcasters, Levi Strauss & Co., Lucky Stores, The Bank of California, Coors Brewing Company, Kaufman & Broad S.A. (France), Stanford University, The Ford Foundation, U.S. World Cup Soccer Committee, the Mayo Clinic Trust, and the Pacific Council on International Policy.

Michael Wood

Mr. Michael M. Wood is an Independent Director of KB Home. is Founder and Chairman of Redwood Investments LLC, a Washington, DC investment company established in 2005 and concentrating in media, real estate and alternative energy. From 2006-2009, Mr. Wood was the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden where he made cooperation between the U.S. and Sweden in alternative energy technology his top priority. In recognition for this work, in 2009, the King of Sweden bestowed on Mr. Wood the insignia of Commander Grand Cross, Order of the Polar Star, a medal given by Sweden’s Royal Family to people of foreign birth who make significant contributions to Sweden. Prior to becoming ambassador, Mr. Wood was co-founder and CEO of Hanley Wood LLC, the leading media company in the construction industry and one of the ten largest business-to-business media companies in the U.S. Mr. Wood is also Chairman of CSP Business Media, LLC, a private business-to-business publishing company serving the convenience retailing, restaurant, and on-the-go food industries, and serves on the Board of Trustees for The American-Scandinavian Foundation in New York and the Board of Directors of Capital Partners for Education in Washington, DC.

Katoiya Marshall

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