Matthew Mandino

Matthew Mandino

KB Home has named Matthew Mandino as the Westwood-based homebuilder’s newest chief operating officer.

Mandino will oversee KB Home’s regional and division operations. He also will oversee the company’s national contracts, sustainability initiatives, design studios, corporate architecture group and its mortgage banking joint venture, KBHS Home Loans.

Mandino joined KB Home in 2011 from PulteGroup. He began his tenure at the company as a division president in Colorado and in 2016 was promoted to regional president of KB Home’s southwest and mountain markets.

“We are confident that Matt’s proven leadership abilities will help us advance our objectives of increasing our scale while growing returns and enhance execution across our business,” said Jeffrey Mezger, KB Home’s chairman, president and CEO, in a statement.

Mandino is a graduate of Arizona State University and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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