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Financial Buzz: “Brandywine Homes Hires Karen Hoover as Purchasing Director”

13 Sep, 2016

ANAHEIM, CA–Karen Hoover, a recognized leader in the homebuilding industry with more than 25 years of experience, has joined Brandywine Homes as purchasing director.

“I am very excited to join the team of expert builders at Brandywine Homes and look forward to contributing to its success, growth and prosperity,” Hoover said.

Hoover was the former vice president of purchasing for The Olson Company and also served as the purchasing manager for Meritage Homes in Corona, Calif., and vice president of purchasing for MBK Homes in Irvine, Calif.

“Brandywine will benefit greatly from Karen’s expertise in purchasing and contract negotiation and management,” said Alex Hernandez, president of Brandywine Homes. “She’s worked for some of the leading companies in this industry, and we’re thrilled to have her on board.”

Hoover has completed the National Association of Home Builders Green Professional Course and UCI Light Construction Development Management Extension. She studied blueprint reading/drafting and construction cost estimating at Orange Coast College.

About Brandywine Homes
Brandywine Homes is a residential homebuilder based in Irvine, Calif., that specializes in challenging infill development. Founded in 1994, the family-owned and operated company has built or developed almost 1,500 homes in 45 small- and mid-sized infill communities, revitalizing some of Southern California’s oldest and most established neighborhoods. Brandywine builds homes that respect and complement the heritage, values and architectural integrity of existing neighborhoods and the people who live there — making a positive contribution to the community. Social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Brandywine Blog.