Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh Names Heather Derr as Community Sales Manager

Award-Winning New Home Private Builder-Developer Welcomes New Community Sales Manager

Raleigh, NC, July 18, 2013 --( Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh (, the North Carolina division of an award-winning national private home builder, has announced that Heather Derr has joined the company as community sales manager. In this position, Derr will be responsible for meeting and exceeding occupancy goals in her assigned community, fielding potential client inquiries, leading home tours and closing sales with interested buyers. With six years of experience as a community sales manager, Derr previously served in similar capacities for a number of other builders in the Triangle area.

A member of several professional organizations, Derr is actively involved in the Triangle Sales and Marketing Council, the National Association of Builders and the National Association of Realtors. A Chicago native, she resides in Chapel Hill with her husband, John Isham, and their four children.

“I am extremely excited to welcome Heather to our Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh team,” said Tom Anhut, Raleigh division president of Ashton Woods Homes. “Her experience in similar positions, as well as her enthusiasm for making the new home experience a positive one for our customers, makes her an ideal candidate for this position.”

“I am looking forward to stepping into this new role as community sales manager for Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh,” said Derr. “I am truly honored to join such a well-respected and trusted team and am eager to support the company’s efforts as we continue to expand across the Triangle, building more and more neighborhoods for families to one day call home.”

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About Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh:
Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh is the North Carolina division of the award-winning national private home builder, and has been a prominent member of the Triangle real estate market since 2010. Close to jobs, schools, shopping and transportation, Ashton Woods Homes Raleigh is a premier choice for new home buyers. The firm has received numerous industry honors, including the 2012 Marketing and Advertising Excellence Award from the Home Builders Association, and the 2011 Builder 100 Private Top 10 List. Led by Tom Anhut, division president for Raleigh, Ashton Woods Homes was named to the Triangle Business Journal’s 2012 Top Residential Builders list for the Raleigh-Durham market. For more information, visit

About Ashton Woods Homes:
Ashton Woods Homes is one of the nation’s largest private homebuilding companies, with operations in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Killeen, Orlando, Phoenix, San Antonio, Sarasota, Raleigh and Tampa. Recently named the #1 Most Trusted Homebuilder in America in the Lifestory Research Most Trusted Builders in America Study SM, Ashton Woods is known throughout the industry for building homes with award-winning designs that inspire, and offering homebuyers a high level of personalization options. Ashton Woods is also the only builder to nationally utilize the Environments for Living Platinum Program, a program that certifies the energy efficient status of our homes. For more information, or to experience the excitement of becoming another satisfied Ashton Woods homeowner, visit and search all of our new homes for sale.

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