Drees Homes Announces New Cleveland Division President

CLEVELAND, Sept. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Drees Homes, the nation's 28th largest homebuilder and the 7th largest privately held homebuilding company, announced today Jennifer Zabkar has been named President of its Cleveland Division. In this role, Jennifer is responsible for the efficient and profitable management of all areas under the control of the Division.

"In my time working closely with Jen I have admired her for her competitiveness, tenacity, intelligence and strategic thinking. I am excited to see the enthusiasm and focus she will to bring to the leadership of the Cleveland Division" said Steve Tuckerman, Midwest Region President of Drees Homes, on Zabkar's new division president role in the company.

Jen has been with The Drees Company for 7 years and has been instrumental in the growth and success of the Cleveland Division that has occurred during her tenure as Sales Manager. Under Jennifer's sales leadership, Drees Homes Cleveland Division doubled the number of sales and closings over a five year period of time. Additionally, Drees' margins in Cleveland steadily increased; making Cleveland the most profitable Drees Homes division in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

Jen holds an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University.

About Drees Homes

Drees Homes, family-owned and operated for over 85 years, is ranked nationally as the 28th largest homebuilder by Builder magazine. Headquartered in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees operates in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Nashville, Raleigh, Washington, D.C., Austin, Houston, and Dallas. Visit the company's website at http://www.dreeshomes.com.

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CONTACT: Jocelyn Cates Drees Homes, Director of Communications 859-578-4252Source:The Drees Company