Peter Orser | Director
Since 2016, Peter has served as director of the Beazer Homes. From 2010-2014, Peter served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company, a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Company, where he oversaw five different homebuilding operations across the United States. In July 2014, under his leadership, Weyerhaeuser completed the successful sale of the company. Prior to that, Peter spent almost 25 years in various positions at Quadrant Homes, a leading homebuilder in the state of Washington and a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser, including serving as President from 2003 to 2010. Peter is active in a number of other civic organizations, including serving as Vice Chair and Acting Director of the Runstad Real Estate Center Advisory Board at the University of Washington, and was recently appointed by the Governor to serve on the Washington State Affordable Housing Advisory Board. Peter holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Puget Sound and a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Washington.
John Du Wors | Director
John is a trial lawyer and partner at Newman Du Wors Attorneys. His practice emphasizes intellectual property, business, banking, securities and employment law and has litigated hundreds of state and federal court cases and commercial arbitrations throughout the country. His clients include the Boeing Employee’s Credit Union, Widevine Technologies, Inc., Labor Ready, Inc. and the Federal Depository Insurance Corporation. John speaks and writes regularly on legal issues relating to intellectual property and securities litigation. He has served as a chair to the Washington State Bar Association’s Business Law Section’s Publications Committee, and previously served as chairman of the Pasadena Bar Association’s panel on Bankruptcy Business & Commercial Law. An avid lover of the arts, John has volunteered as pro bono legal counsel for The Furious Theater Company, The Lineage Dance Company, and The Washington Ensemble Theater.
Mollie fadule | Director
Mollie is a senior leader in the commercial real estate industry with significant experience in real estate private equity. She serves as Head of Affordable Housing at Katerra and is also a founder and partner of Cephas Partners. Mollie has extensive experience in the acquisition, development, disposition, and management of complex real estate transactions domestically and internationally. From 2012 to 2018, Mollie worked exclusively with affiliates of The Blackstone Group. In her work with Blackstone, Mollie managed investments in which she co-invested and acted as a board member and investment committee member representing Blackstone. Currently she is on the CREW Network Board, serving over 11,000 women in commercial real estate, on the advisory board for the Runstad Department of Real Estate at the University of Washington, and serves on the Women’s Leadership Initiative Committee of ULI Northwest. A graduate of Harvard University, Mollie has received several honors and recognitions including Seattle 40 under 40, NAIOP’s National Developing Leader Award, and was named a BisNow Seattle Power Woman. Mollie is a proud mother of three, avid skier and hiker, and supporter of various organizations serving incarcerated or formerly incarcerated individuals and promoting breast cancer awareness.
AARON FAIRCHILD | DIRECTOR | CEO
Aaron has over 30 years in real estate construction, development and real estate finance. He is an experienced fund manager, real estate developer and curator of corporate culture and mindfulness development. Aaron is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Gabon, Africa where he built schools and homes for teachers, and holds an Executive MBA from the University of Washington. He was a two-term board member of Washington Environmental Council and the Master Builders Association and currently serves as a board member of Enhabit. Read Aaron’s story.
SAM LAI | DIRECTOR | CHIEF ACQUISITIONS OFFICER
Sam has been overseeing the acquisition, re-design, and sales of Green Canopy Homes from the 1st project. Sam graduated from the University of Washington in the Arts and International Communications and has been a real estate appraiser and developer for over a dozen years. He currently serves on the board of New Horizon’s Ministries, a non-profit in Belltown area of Seattle which connects with and provides services for homeless youth on their journey toward healing. Sam holds a Sustainability MBA from Presidio Graduate School.