While the company is new, the principals behind MacNeil Homes combine to bring over thirty-five years of homebuilding experience to the Charlotte Metro area.
Company Chief Executive Officer, Anita MacNeil began her homebuilding career as a CPA, working as Chief Financial Officer for a recently formed home building company. The owner groomed her to run the company and she quickly was promoted to Executive Vice President and subsequently became an owner and General Manager. Under her management, the company delivered over 1,000 homes in major metropolitan areas in North and South Carolina, receiving numerous awards including Home of the Year as recognized by Professional Builder Magazine and consistent top customer satisfaction ratings.
After the sale of the company and the fulfillment of her non-compete agreement, MacNeil joined with former co-workers and trade partners to form MacNeil Homes, LLC in January, 2006.
MacNeil has an undergraduate degree in accounting from Appalachian State University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
MacNeil is a past board member and treasurer for the Carolina Custom Builder’s Guild and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Home Builder’s Association of Charlotte. Recently, MacNeil was honored as Distinguished Builder of the Year by the Association which consists of over 700 member firms.
Vice President of Construction, Rick Lauer combines 8 years of hands-on commercial with over 20 years of residential construction experience. Lauer has held various positions with medium-sized to large home building companies, including Project/Area Manager, and most recently VP of Construction and Operations.
Lauer has a degree in Construction Science from Clemson University with a minor in finance. Lauer is actively involved in the National Association of Home Builders, American Institute of Contractors and works as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Barbara Broadway brings over 30 years of residential real estate experience in the Charlotte Metro area to MacNeil Homes. Broadway’s professional experience includes several years experience as an account manager for local, regional and national builders with a combined sales volume of over $300 million. Broadway was also the founder and President of a successful real estate brokerage firm. The agency was sold to Flouhouse/McClave, the predecessor company to Coldwell Banker United. Broadway then joined the Allen Tate Company where she worked as a Realtor. While at Coldwell and Tate, Broadway’s sales volume consistently ranked in the top 5% nationally.
Barbara is a member of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association where she has served as Director for 3 years. She also served on various committees including 5 years on the Membership Committee and as Chairperson for 3 years. She is an active member of the North Carolina Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Charlotte Homebuilders Association and the Sales and Marketing Division of the Homebuilders Association.
Vice President of Operations, Dan Kenny most recently was a partner with an Asheville custom home building company. Having previously worked with the principals of MacNeil Homes, Dan says he “jumped at the chance” to head the operations area and was eager to also be back in Charlotte again.
Dan has a degree in Construction Science from Clemson University with over 20 years experience in both commercial and residential construction, including purchasing, estimating, field supervision and operations management. Dan volunteers for Habitat for Humanity in both Asheville and Charlotte.