Wayne serves as a Board Member and Corporate Advisor for The New Home Company. As one of the founders and in his previous position as Chief Investment Office, Wayne directed The New Home Company’s Land Acquisition, Community Planning, Land Development and Land Sales. Prior to this, Wayne served as Chief Financial Officer where his primary responsibilities involved oversight of Finance, Accounting, Risk Management and Information Technology. Wayne has over 25 years of homebuilding experience. In 1998, when Watt Residential Partners and John Laing Homes merged, he became CFO of John Laing Homes. In June 2001, along with Larry Webb, he led in the management buyout of Laing PLC and Whitehall, and in June 2006, the sale of John Laing Homes to Emaar Properties. Prior to joining John Laing Homes, Wayne served as CFO of Watt Residential Partners (1988-1998). He has also worked with CPA firms for 11 years including E&Y/Kenneth Leventhal & Company, and Grant Thornton. Wayne is a board member of the Orange County Council of Boy Scouts, a member of the Audit Committee of Home Aid and an Executive Member of the USC Lusk School of Real Estate.