Name : James Hunt
Industry Type : Home Builders
City & State : Apex, NC
Job Title New Home Consultant
Relocation Preferences : Charlotte
Objective :
Resume :  
James C. Hunt


2599 Bryant Pond Lane                                                                          703-967-0557 (mobile)

Apex, NC 27502                                                                                    jhunt987[AT]                                                                                                                            


Director of Construction


Professional profile:


Highly motivated construction manager with diverse experience in construction, sales,  contracting, land development and business management. Outstanding communication skills with the ability to interface well with senior managers, other team members, engineers, architects, attorneys, contractors, suppliers, government officials, realtors and home buyers.


Core competencies include:

            Operations Management                                    Purchasing / Estimating  

Production Management                                                Sales Management                

Budgeting/ Contracting                                         Scheduling                                                                                      Customer Service                                                          Land Development Management

Team Building & Leadership                               Product Development                              

Problem Identification & Resolution                    Contractor / Supplier Relations





Stanton Homes Inc- Apex, North Carolina                                                August 2010- Present

            New Home Consultant

            Meet with customers to design, price and sell custom homes. Coordinate contact and meetings with sales leads. Help determine home features to match budgets and buyers requirements. Follow through from raw lead to contract. Train incoming Consultants.


Habitat for Humanity- Raleigh, North Carolina                                     January 2010-August 2010

            Volunteer on various projects throughout the Raleigh area.


First Centrum LLC- Sterling, Virginia                                                 

            Senior Project Manager                                                      January 2008-February 2009

            Developed the budget, bid, contracted and schedule for a 122 unit apartment building with a clubhouse. Managed construction of a 120 unit apartment building with clubhouse. Responsible for monthly, review of the schedules and budgets. Contracted and manage construction of a VDOT road and site improvements for a 438 unit community.


            General Manager For Sale Division                                        March 2006-January 2008

            Opened a new division of active adult for sale product within an established senior rental organization. Estimated, contracted and oversaw the production, budgeting, sales, and customer service of the for sale product. Develop specifications, budget, procedures and guidelines for the division with existing and upcoming communities in mind. Work with senior management and corporate attorney in writing  HOA rules, regulations and bylaws for communities. Responsible for monthly, review of the schedules, budgets and staffing.



  • Contracted and opened an active adult community in Wake Forest, NC.

  • Developed and monitored budget for infrastructure and homes.

  • Wrote bidding specifications, quality control and inspection guidelines, customer service procedures and homeowner manual.

  • Developed new product line for upcoming communities.


Craftmark Homes - Middletown, Delaware                                           August 2004-January 2006

            General Manager Delaware Valley Division

            Managed the day-to-day operations of three Luxury Single Family home developments in both Pennsylvania and Delaware, and Craftmark’s only division office. Activities included; conducting weekly meeting with production managers and project managers, develop and maintain construction budgets, verified monthly draw requests, conducted weekly sales meeting to review sales, traffic, advertising and prospects. Participated in land development functions, land search and analysis. Interfaced with corporate staff including; accounting, estimating, customer service and human resources.



  • Opened Craftmark’s first community in Delaware.

  • Introduced three new Craftmark models in the Neo Traditional product line.

  • Participated in land search and analysis.


Sal Lapio Homes - Sellersville, Pennsylvania                                             July 1999-August 2004

            General Manager

Directed the business activities of the office and production staff constructing Single Family homes, Twin Homes and Townhome communities producing over 140 closings a year. Responsibilities included; Directed weekly production meeting with the Operations Manager, Project Managers and estimator to monitor weekly schedules, budgets and customer service. Perform estimating and purchasing reviews, developed and updated community budgets, built and maintained a cohesive construction team.  Interfacing with engineers, planners and government agencies in the land approval process, set budgets, bid and contracted land development. Coordinate site schedule with contractors, municipalities and utility companies. Partnered with a Realtor to perform land search and analysis, track sales and traffic, develop and implement a sales campaign.



  • Increased yearly closings over 70% in five years.

  • Developed and opened an in-house Design Center, increasing option sales by more than 25%.

  • Re-structured customer service department to increase customer satisfaction.

  • Participated in writing Home Owner Association documents and acted as a Board Member of two Home Owner Associations.


Oxford Land Development/H. Hassan Builder Inc - Montgomeryville, PA          

            Director of Operations                                                            January 1992-July 1999

Coordinated and managed the construction of Single homes, Twin homes, Townhomes and Apartments with closings of over 90 per year. Responsibilities included; budgeting and tracking construction costs, directed production managers, monitored schedules, negotiated contracts and awarded bids, oversaw installation of public and private site improvements, met with appropriate government officials for code review and inspections and participated in weekly sales meetings.


Project Manager                                                                   March 1986-January 1992

Supervised the construction of homes, apartments, a commercial shopping center, a veterinary hospital and a community sewer plant. The daily activities included; directed site employees, estimated and ordered materials, scheduled contractors, monitored schedules and inspected site improvements, arranged service work and performed quality and owners inspections.


  • Was an integral part of the company’s expansion from a remodeling company to a production builder closing over 90 homes a year.




            Masters in Business Administration- Saint Joseph’s University

            Bachelors in Science- Shippensburg State College

            Certified Green Professional- NAHB



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