Real Estate Veteran Joins Darling Homes as Houston Division President

Real Estate Veteran Joins Darling Homes as Houston Division President

Amy Haywood-Rino Hired to Lead Texas Home Builder's Houston Division

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Longtime real estate professional Amy Haywood-Rino has been named as the division president for Darling Homes Houston Division, the company announced today.

Haywood-Rino joins the Darling team from Taylor Morrison's Houston division, where she spent 8 years as vice president of sales and marketing for the company.

"We're pleased to have someone of Amy's caliber join our Houston team," said Brett Gardener of Darling Homes. "Amy has an exceptional record of leading high performance teams and maximizing business opportunities while creating a nurturing, team-oriented culture."

Previously, Haywood-Rino oversaw the expansion of the company's Taylor Morrison Houston division, improving sales, closings and customer satisfaction scores while growing the division and transitioning it into a premium brand in the Houston area.

Prior to Taylor Morrison, Haywood-Rino spent six years with Ranger American, including two years as vice president. She also spent three years as a new home consultant, initially with Pulte Homes before joining Standard Pacific Homes. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Iowa.

Darling Homes, founded by brothers Bill, Steve and Bob Darling, has been building high quality family homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Greater Houston Areas for more than 25 years. Darling Homes has received numerous industry awards and primarily serves move-up families and luxury home buyers. The company was purchased by Taylor Morrison in December 2012.

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About Taylor Morrison

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (NYS: TMHC) operates in the U.S. under the Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes brands and in Canada under the Monarch brand. Taylor Morrison is a land developer and builder of single-family detached and attached homes serving a wide array of customers from first-time buyers and move-up families to luxury and active adult customers. Taylor Morrison divisions operate in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida and Texas. Darling Homes serves move-up families and luxury home buyers in Texas. Monarch, Canada's oldest home builder, builds homes for first-time buyers and move-up families in Toronto and Ottawa as well as high-rise condominiums in Toronto.

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