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Jeffrey D. Rhoads, President

Over the course of a distinguished career spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Rhoads has helped build notable developments in the West. He has a reputation for being fully committed to his clients' objectives. Prior to forming Argonaut Company in 2001, Mr. Rhoads was the Director of Advance Planning of Howard Hughes Corporation's Summerlin master planned community in Las Vegas, Nevada. He served as director of planning and design for the community’s master plan, town center district, mixed-use villages, freeways and roads, trails, and design review. Mr Rhoads had a pivotal role in securing 1,200 acres for a new county park. Before Hughes, he was the company architect for Newhall Land, builders of the new town of Valencia, California.

Mr. Rhoads partnered with Charles Reppas to plan, entitle and develop Artisan Park, a mixed-use master planned community in Helena, Montana. With extensive experience in planning, design, land stewardship, development and construction, Mr. Rhoads brings well-rounded expertise to Argonaut Company. He holds two architecture degrees, a Masters from MIT and Bachelors from Berkeley and is a LEED AP. Mr. Rhoads is a registered architect in California. He serves on the board of Friends of SMART, is a member of the Bay Planning Coalition, Sustainable San Rafael and SPUR. A Bay Area native, he was an early historic preservation advocate in Redwood City, CA, San Francisco and Virginia City, NV.

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