Richmond American Promotes a Pair of Executives

Original article by: BUILDER Online Magazine

Jack Gallagher to president of Mid-Atlantic and Florida; David Viger takes over in Arizona, Utah and Northern California.

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), parent company to the Richmond American Homes companies, recently announced changes to its leadership team at the regional home building operations level.

Jack Gallagher
Hand-out Jack Gallagher

Jack Gallagher has been promoted to regional president of Richmond American Homes, overseeing home building operations in the Mid-Atlantic region and Florida. Gallagher joined the company in 2004 and has held a variety of leadership roles across multiple markets, including division president for the Mid-Atlantic region since 2015. Gallagher is a graduate of Duke University with undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering and engineering management.

David Viger
Hand-out David Viger

David Viger, who has served as a regional president for Richmond American Homes since 2015, will now oversee home building operations in Arizona, Utah and Northern California. Viger joined the Company in 2004 and, prior to his promotion to regional president, served as division president for several different markets across the country. Viger earned his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and achieved the rank of Lieutenant before retiring from the U.S. Navy. Upon completion of his military service, he signed as an unrestricted free agent with the New York Jets and spent five years in the NFL.

"I am excited to have David and Jack in our regional leadership positions. Given their long tenure at Richmond American Homes, I am confident in their leadership and management abilities, which will help us continue to drive growth and strong risk-adjusted returns for the company," said President and Chief Operating Officer David Mandarich.

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