Phillippe Lord became the Chief Executive Officer of Meritage Homes on January 1, 2021. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Meritage Homes from 2015 to 2020. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Lord was President of the West Region at Meritage Homes. Mr. Lord began his career at Meritage Homes in 2008 by creating the Company’s strategic operations department, which analyzes land acquisitions, product and pricing.
Prior to joining Meritage Homes, Mr. Lord held leadership positions with Acacia Capital, Centex Homes and Pinnacle West Capital. Mr. Lord received a bachelor's degree in economics and business from Colorado State University and completed his master's coursework in economics at the University of Arizona.