|W. Allen Bennett|
Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Bennett joined UCP, LLC as Vice President and General Counsel in April 2009 and is responsible for the company's legal affairs, including finance and real estate transactions, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and litigation matters. He possesses more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry both as a Real Estate Salesman/Broker and Real Estate Attorney, with his last nine years spent directly in the land acquisition and homebuilding industries. Prior to joining UCP, he was Director of Land Acquisition and Entitlements for Centex Homes from 2004 to 2009. Earlier in his career, he served as General Counsel for Land West, Inc., a large farming and real estate corporation. Mr. Bennett received his B.A. in Business Administration from California State University, Fresno and his J.D., with Distinction, from San Joaquin College of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before all state courts in California, the Federal Court for the Eastern District of California and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Bennett also serves as Secretary of the board.