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Donald J. Tomnitz

Executive Chairman

Donald J. Tomnitz is currently serving as the Executive Chairman of Forestar.

Donald J. Tomnitz is currently serving as the Executive Chairman of Forestar. Prior to Forestar, he served as the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of D. R. Horton, Inc. from November 1998 to September 2014. He was a Vice President in charge of various divisions of D.R. Horton from 1983 until he was elected Vice President-Western Region in 1994. From 1996 until 1998, Mr. Tomnitz was President of the Company’s Homebuilding Division. In 1998, he was elected an Executive Vice President of the Company and in 2000, he became President. Before joining D.R. Horton, Mr. Tomnitz was a Captain in the U.S. Army, a Vice President of RepublicBank of Dallas, N.A., and a Vice President of Crow Development Company, a Trammell Crow Company.

Mr. Tomnitz holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Westminster College and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Western Illinois University.

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Daniel C. Bartok

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel C. Bartok is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Forestar.

Daniel C. Bartok is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Forestar. Mr. Bartok joined Forestar on December 29, 2017 with more than 35 years of experience in real estate, most recently serving as the Executive Vice President of Owned Real Estate for Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he built a successful real estate development company operating across multiple states, with an emphasis on residential land development and homebuilding. Mr. Bartok graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in accounting and began his career at Price Waterhouse.

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Charles D. Jehl

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Charles D. Jehl is currently serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Forestar.

Charles D. Jehl is currently serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Forestar. Prior to this position, Mr. Jehl was Executive Vice President - Oil and Gas from 2013 to September 2015 and Chief Accounting Officer from 2006 to 2013. Additionally, he served as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Guaranty Insurance Services, Inc. from 2005 to 2006, and as Senior Vice President and Controller from 2000 to 2005. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Jehl held various financial management positions within Temple-Inland’s financial services segment. A Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Texas, Mr. Jehl received his Bachelor of Arts in accounting from Concordia Lutheran College at Austin.

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