Mattamy Homes, the Canada-based North American' home builder, said Thursday that Trace Mills has been appointed president of the company's Minnesota Division, effective June 1. Mills will oversee all aspects of Mattamy's business in Minnesota, including land acquisition and development, marketing, sales and construction.

"Trace brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role of President, including not only nearly 20 years of experience in the Minnesota housing market, but also deep familiarity with Mattamy's business from spending the last three years as VP Operations with our Minnesota Division," said Jim Leiferman, president of Mattamy's US Group, based in Orlando.

Trace Mills.
Trace Mills.

As VP of Operations since joining Mattamy in February 2013, Mills led the construction, warranty and purchasing functions. Prior to joining Mattamy, he was with The Ryland Group as VP of their Minneapolis-St. Paul Division, where he had operational responsibility for land development, architecture, warranty, customer relations and construction.

Mills is an active member of a number of industry associations, including the National Association of Home Builders, the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and the Twin Cities Builder Association Foundation, of which he just finished a term as resident. He holds builder licenses in both Minnesota and Wisconsin and has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.

"I'm very excited about this opportunity to lead the Minnesota team of great employees and continue to grow the Mattamy brand with our commitment to quality homes and first-class communities," said Mills. "Providing a great customer experience and an exceptional product are the values that inspired me to join Mattamy Homes."

Mattamy Homes, in the United States, is represented in nine metropolitan areas – Minneapolis-St. Paul, Charlotte, Phoenix, Tucson, Jacksonville, Tampa, Sarasota, Naples and Orlando.