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Sheryl D. Palmer

Also Known As Sheryl Palmer

CEO of Taylor Morrison Home

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Sheryl D. Palmer is a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Taylor Morrison, Inc. (TMHC)

a leading national homebuilder and developer based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Since 2007, Ms. Palmer has overseen a highly experienced leadership team in several key national homebuilding markets. With more than 30 years of cross-functional building experience, including leadership in land acquisition, sales and marketing, development and operations management, Ms. Palmer has led Taylor Morrison into the top ranks of America’s largest public homebuilders, following the company’s IPO in 2013.

Under Ms. Palmer’s leadership, Taylor Morrison has been successful in creating trustworthy relationships with both internal and external customers. The company was named America’s Most Trusted Home Builder for the sixth consecutive year by Life story Research, recognized as BUILDER Magazine’s 2020 Builder of the Year, named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine in 2019 and 2020, and recognized as a repeat member of Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index (GEI) for transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Ms. Palmer herself was also named a Top CEO in 2018 in the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards.

Ms. Palmer’s passions extend beyond homebuilding and enter the many realms of leadership and diversity; supporting veterans; solving for homelessness; and health and wellness. She currently serves as Chairman of the Building Talent Foundation, an organization that partners with homebuilders to address the vast trade labor shortage. She also served as the Chairman of the National Board of Directors of Home Aid America from 2019 to 2021, is on the Board of Directors of Interface Inc., and is an Executive Committee Member of the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) Policy Advisory Board at Harvard University.


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