VP Strategic Sourcing, Meritage Homes
Jeff Lear is the VP of Strategic Sourcing and National Purchasing for Meritage Homes who is responsible for creating and implementing the strategy of full cycle purchasing operations from new community development through complete product cycle. He is also responsible for providing strategic planning, change management and organizational leadership to achieve goals and objectives of purchasing operations. Jeff drives the vision and execution of exclusive and non-exclusive national contracts, management of contract bidding, negotiation and reward, vendor performance feedback and monitoring. With over 20 years of residential home building experience, prior to joining Meritage Homes, he was VP of Construction and VP of Purchasing at Taylor Morrison. While at Pulte Group, he led an entire P&L operation for a 175-closing business unit and was successful in various purchasing related roles at division and area wide levels. He believes that transparency and dynamic communication are essential to long term trade partnerships and seeks business partners that share a passion for work hard / play hard mentality.