Honorees

We are proud to announce two of the very special 2019 honorees that we will celebrate along with the Best of the Best in Housing throughout Southern California at the SoCal Awards on Saturday, September 28th
Join us for a night to savor and enjoy – a celebration of our industry.

Max Tipton Award for Marketing Excellence
Paul Johnson

B.J. Stewart Women’s Achievement Award
Mollie Carmichael

Be sure to purchase your tickets today and to be part of the fun, friendship and memories of the 2019 SoCal Awards.
This special event is headed for a sell out, so don’t delay!

Paul Johnson

Executive Vice President – Community Development, Rancho Mission Viejo

Mr. Johnson is responsible for the design and implementation of all Ranch Mission Viejo community development. He oversees all aspects of urban design, development, marketing, construction, builder land sales and administration as well as the development and operation of the Community Master Maintenance Corporation and Community Services Organization.

Prior to joining Rancho Mission Viejo, Johnson was a project manager for the Fieldstone Company’s Newport Beach office in Orange County where he was responsible for the coordination and completion of all aspects of various homebuilding projects including land acquisition, entitlement, product development, marketing, construction and homebuyer warranty.

Johnson earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in urban studies/engineering from California State University at Northridge and received a Masters in Business Administration at California State College, San Bernardino. He also holds a B-1 General Building Contractor’s license. He is a Past President of the Orange County Building Industry Association and has served on the Executive Board for the Building Industry Association/Southern California. In 2013, Paul was named “Person of the Year” by the 55+ Housing Council of Southern California/Building Industry Association. In 2017 he was honored into the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame.

Mr. Johnson and his wife Roylene have three daughters and 4 grandchildren. Paul enjoys many outdoor sports including running, hiking, and biking as well as spending time with his family.

Mollie Carmichael

Principal – Meyers LLC

Mollie is a leading strategist with a career spanning 25+ years as a builder, developer, and consultant in the residential real estate industry. Her experience includes conducting market studies throughout the country, land acquisition strategies, business planning for future growth, competitive product research, and even tactical marketing planning and design. Most notably, she has been a thought leader with consumer insights and product research throughout the nation. Since 2011, Mollie has led one of the largest consumer survey efforts for the new home building industry with 20,000+ home shoppers. The survey effort revealed what consumers value and what they will pay for in their next community and home.

Prior to joining Meyers Research, Mollie was a Principal with John Burns Real Estate Consulting for almost 10 years. In addition, Mollie served as Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Lennar and Kovach Marketing, Regional Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Pulte Homes/Del Webb for the California Region, and Vice President of Residential Product Planning for The Irvine Company.