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David M. Weekley (born c. 1953), Chairman of David Weekley Homes, began his homebuilding company at the age of 23 in Houston, Texas.
David Weekley Homes[edit | edit source]
David Weekley Homes was founded in 1976 in Houston, Texas. Since that time, the company has expanded and now has divisions in Atlanta, Georgia; Hilton Head and Charleston, South Carolina; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, and Panama City Beach, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas. David Weekley Homes closed over $1.3 billion worth of new homes in 15 different cities. In 2008, David Weekley Homes was ranked #17 on Fortune (magazine)'s Top 100 Companies to Work For, and became the largest privately held home builder in America.
Community leadership[edit | edit source]
Weekley has served on the Vestry at Palmer Memorial Church and is the past Chairman and a current[when?] Executive Committee Member of the Sam Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts of America (BSA). He is additionally an Eagle Scout and is a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, the organization's governing body.
He is a current member of the Board of Directors for St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital; Past President of the Houston Chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization; Past President of the Greater Houston Builder's Association, former Chairman and Board Member of the Steering Committee of Metro Houston Young Life, former Chair of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, Trustee Emeritus for Kinkaid School and Chairman of Kinkaid's $42,000,000 Capital and Endowment Campaign. The BSA recognized Weekley with their Distinguished Eagle Scout Award.
He regularly dedicates 50% of his income to philanthropy.
Education and family[edit | edit source]
Weekley holds degrees in Economics and Geology from San Antonio's Trinity University. He and his wife, Bonnie, have been married for 34 years and have three children.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Fortune Magazine's Top 100 Companies to Work For, 2008". Fortune Magazine. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
- "David Weekley Achieves Largest Private Builder Status". Builder Magazine. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
- Boy Scouts of America Annual Report 2011
- "Distinguished Eagle Scouts" (PDF). Scouting.org. Retrieved 2010-11-04.
- "Philanthropy Roundtable".
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- David Weekley Homes Official website
- Work For Weekley website
- Greater Houston Builders Association website
- Young Life website
- Greater Houston Community Foundation website
- Palmer Memorial Church website
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