2015 Founder’s Award Recipient

Bert Selva

President and Chief Executive Officer, Shea Homes

Bert Selva is president and CEO of Shea Homes, one of the largest homebuilders in America operating in nine states across the country.   Shea Homes remains the only builder ever to be named one of America’s top 50 customer service brands two years in a row by J.D. Power & Associates.

Bert received CEO of the Year by Builder and Big Builder magazines and was inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame in 2010.  Bert has received several prestigious awards, including the Hearthstone Humanitarian Lifetime Achievement Award, and the “Spirit of Life” award by City of Hope National Medical Center.

Bert is currently an Executive Committee member of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, Board member of St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco and previously served as Chairman of the Board for HomeAid America (developer of housing for the transitionally homeless). He is also a member of Leading Builders of America, and a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).  He is the Director of the Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS Leadership Council.