MDC Holdings, a large US homebuilder, has appointed John Stephens as senior vice president (SVP), chief financial officer (CFO) and principal accounting officer (PAO), effective 13 February 2012. Stephens possesses more than 20 years of experience in business, accounting and corporate finance, including five years in public accounting with the international accounting firm Arthur Andersen and 15 years in homebuilding.
Most recently, he served as SVP and CFO for Standard Pacific, one of the country’s largest publicly traded homebuilders, where he led a finance organization of more than 50 people. Stephens brings to MDC his strong financial leadership experience in finance, treasury, SEC reporting, strategic investments and accounting. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics with an emphasis in accounting from University of California at Santa Barbara and is also a certified public accountant (CPA).
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