Orleans Welcomes New Division President in Raleigh

Nov 19, 2012, 12:33 ET from Orleans Homes

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orleans Homes Raleigh Division is pleased to announce that Mitch Sanner has accepted the role of division president for Orleans Homebuilders, Inc. in Raleigh, NC.

Mr. Sanner got his start at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he received his undergraduate degree in economics, followed by a turn at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business where he earned his MBA. Mitch went on to cut his teeth in the technical textile industry for Freudenberg, a large, family-owned company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia.

Satisfying a long-time interest in homebuilding and real estate, as well as a desire for more time with his wife and daughters, Mitch joined NVR, Inc., serving the Carolinas from 2007-2010 then Pittsburgh and western New York from 2010-2012.

Five years later Mitch returns to Raleigh as division president for Orleans Homes. "What drew me most to Orleans was the company's passion and focus on building happy customer and employee experiences," Sanner notes.

In his role as division president, Mitch will oversee the strategic positioning and community growth plan for the Raleigh Division, working with local developers and land owners to expand Orleans Homes' market share. In addition, he will manage the day-to-day operations of the division as well as ensure excellent customer service—and simply happy homebuying and owning experiences—for current and future homeowners.

About Orleans Homebuilders, Inc.

Orleans Homes was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. It is committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today. The company builds single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums that range in price from the upper $170,000s - $1.5 million. It is currently operating in 39 neighborhoods in 10 distinct markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey, Orange County, N.Y., Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C., Richmond and Hampton Roads, Va., and Chicago, Ill.

Orleans is headquartered outside of Philadelphia and employs 170 people.


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