Taylor Morrison, Class of 2008
More than 200 years of combined experience and tradition are a part of every Taylor Morrison community, making the company’s legacy one of innovation, customer satisfaction and design excellence.
Combining the rich histories of Taylor Woodrow and Morrison Homes, Taylor Morrison boasts numerous awards from J.D. Power and Associates, consistent top 5 finishes in customer satisfaction surveys and a Builder Magazine Hall of Fame induction, reflecting the company’s commitment to excellence.
Now one of the largest home builders in the United States, more than 280 Taylor Morrison communities are currently under construction in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas, offering innovative floor plans and amenity-filled communities for a wide range of home owners. Attention to detail and quality has earned the company many accolades, including 36 Best in American Living Awards.
The Green Company, Class of 2013
The Green Company is a family business that, for over 60 years, has been building homes and communities in harmony with the way people want to live, including the innovative The Pinehills community. Land planning, site planning and architecture are just a few of the reasons The Pinehills has become the nation’s premier model of successful, sustainable placemaking.
Over its two-plus decades, The Pinehills has been noticed for its groundbreaking style of sustainable, smart development. It is a low-impact community that preserves open space, balances water use, recycles and reuses wastewater, and has been deemed a low-impact development case study.
For decades, the company’s commitment to creating communities with exceptional design, respect for the land and a warm neighborhood spirit has never wavered. Many of the company’s home designs, as well as The Pinehills community, have won numerous national and local awards and recognition.
Jillian Pritchard Cooke, Class of 2018
Jillian Pritchard Cooke is the founder of Wellness Within Your Walls (WWYW), which aims to connect the global family with healthy eco-sensitive products that result in beautiful, sustainable, non-toxic environments. Cooke is also the founder of interior design firm DES-SYN, which was established in 1991 and primarily services the residential building industry.
In 2010 in Atlanta, she opened BEE, a unique retail boutique promoting fashion and home furnishing products that meet the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), WWYW, Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and Cradle to Cradle standards. Cooke has more than 30 years of experience with design projects in New York, Philadelphia, Boston Los Angeles, London and Atlanta.