Sheryl Palmer

chairman and chief executive officer, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation

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Sheryl Palmer is the chairman and chief executive officer of Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, a leading national home builder and developer based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Since 2007, Ms. Palmer has overseen a highly experienced leadership team in several key national home building 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 home builders, following the company’s IPO in 2013.

Currently, Ms. Palmer has the organization dedicated to implementing a business strategy focused on three priorities: pursuing strategic growth opportunities to deliver benefits of scale, enhancing operational excellence to drive company-wide efficiencies, and differentiating the customer experience Taylor Morrison provides all team members and home buyers. Under Ms. Palmer’s leadership, Taylor Morrison has been successful in creating trustworthy relationships with both its internal and external customers. In 2018, the company was named America’s Most Trusted Home Builder for the third consecutive year by Lifestory Research and Top 100 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor. 

Ms. Palmer has spent most of her early career in the Arizona, California and Nevada real estate markets. Prior to Taylor Morrison, Ms. Palmer served as Nevada Area President for Pulte and Del Webb after finishing 10 years as division president at Blackhawk Corporation, a builder of active adult communities based in northern California.

Ms. Palmer’s passions extend beyond home building and enter the many realms of parenthood, including her three children and four grandchildren leadership and diversity, supporting veterans, solving homelessness, and health and wellness.

Ms. Palmer serves on the Board of Directors of Interface Inc.; she is also an executive committee member of the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) Policy Advisory Board at Harvard University, the National Board of Directors, and Executive Committee of HomeAid America.