As Senior Managing Director of the Sacramento region of California, Derek Spalding is currently heading The True Life Companies acquisition efforts in the Sacramento and Central Valley of California with additional responsibility for oversight of the Denver region. He has extensive experience in acquisition, development and construction, having managed residential projects in this market arena since 1993.
Derek's considerable experience in land acquisition and forward planning is complemented by his thorough research and due diligence capabilities. As Manager of Land Acquisition at KB Home and Vice President at DR Horton, he was instrumental in the acquisition and development of over 4,000 lots in the region, managing projects beginning with preliminary research, through financial analysis and market feasibility. He also provided strategies on project segmentation, market capture and product recommendations.
Derek began his career as a construction superintendent for KB Home. The experience of performing over 100 homebuyer walk-through orientations solidified Derek's emphasis on the homebuyer, even from the earliest phases of development. His passion for acquisition, development and end user experience are a true asset to The True Life Companies and to their homebuilder customer base.
Derek obtained his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.