Jeffrey Harris began his career in finance with the public accounting firm Ernst & Whinney, where he audited private and public companies with a concentration in banking and homebuilding. He then joined Del Webb Corporation, one of the largest master planned community developers and homebuilders in the United States. For the first 6 years of his 16-year career at Del Webb, Mr. Harris was responsible for preparing the internal and external consolidated financial statements of Del Webb Corporation and subsidiaries, including all SEC reporting. For the remainder of his career at Del Webb he served as Vice President – Finance for Del Webb’s conventional homebuilding operations in Arizona, Nevada, and California, including the successful start-up of Anthem Arizona.
Mr. Harris later served as Chief Financial Officer of Element Homes, a privately-held Phoenix, Arizona homebuilder. With the Senior Management Team, Mr. Harris grew Element Homes from a start-up entity to its peak, delivering almost 500 homes, with revenues in excess of $180 million. Mr. Harris also maintained all bank relationships, including negotiating and managing a $125 million syndicated loan facility, budgeting, cash flow management, and risk management administration.
Mr. Harris joined JDM Partners, LLC as Chief Financial Officer in August 2012. He was named Executive Vice President in 2019.
Mr. Harris received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arizona State University and received his Master in Legal Studies from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Arizona.