We are a people-first company

Home buying was broken. We set out to fix it. Our mission is to help community developers and homebuilders create exceptional customer experiences by harnessing data, technology, and human capital.

About us

Transforming how new
homes are built and bought in America.

Meet the team behind it all.

We’re a team of cross-industry experts in strategy, real estate, retail, hospitality, and technology. Our secret sauce isn’t our tech – it’s the passion and innovation of a diverse team working together to change an industry.

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John Cecilian Jr.

John Cecilian Jr.

CEO & Co-Founder

Philip Worland

Philip Worland

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer

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Jennifer Cecilian

Jennifer Cecilian

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Rhodes

Chris Rhodes

Co-Founder and Partner - Resolve

Kimberly Luksic

Kimberly Luksic

Chief Customer Officer

Rocco Natalicchio

Rocco Natalicchio

Principal - Resolve

Wendy Kerins

Wendy Kerins

VP of Customer Success

Ned Moore

Ned Moore

Co-Founder and Chairman of Clutch

Heidi Birchall

Heidi Birchall

Head of Product

Stephanie Mccarty

Stephanie Mccarty

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer - Taylor Morrison

Katie Pennington

Katie Pennington

Head of Client Innovation (Design & Product Expert)

Russ Kliman

Russ Kliman

Founder and CEO, FutureCrafted

Amy Gwozdecke

Amy Gwozdecke

Director of Customer Success

Abigail Plasha

Abigail Plasha

Sr. Technical Account Manager

Allison Charette

Allison Charette

Customer Success Manager

Stephanie Otto

Stephanie Otto

Customer Success Manager

Diana Calheiros

Diana Calheiros

Customer Success Advocate

Allison Swick

Allison Swick

Data Scientist

Michael Rosenberg

Michael Rosenberg

Senior Director, Client Delivery & PMO

Todd Schoenfeld

Todd Schoenfeld

Implementation Executive

Lori DeCarolis

Lori DeCarolis

Implementation Lead

Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor

Lead Data Engineer

Jackson Conlon

Jackson Conlon

Data Analyst

Luke Decker

Luke Decker

Sr. Lead Map Engineer

Matt Segal

Matt Segal

SVP of Brand & Partnerships

Jessica Kerrigan

Jessica Kerrigan

VP of Strategic Marketing

Holly Maurizio

Holly Maurizio

Director of People Operations & Strategy

Khari Walker

Khari Walker

Head of People & Culture

Jessica Foster

Jessica Foster

Group EA & Office Manager

Ryan Weaver

Ryan Weaver

Controller

Matthew Bevilacqua

Matthew Bevilacqua

AP/AR Specialist

Chris Tonkinson

Chris Tonkinson

Head of Engineering

Kevin Dougherty

Kevin Dougherty

Sr. Staff Platform Engineer

Abid Shaik

Abid Shaik

Sr. Software Architect

James Kelsey

James Kelsey

Sr. Software Engineer

Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt

Senior Software Engineer

Daniel Morales

Daniel Morales

Software Developer

Ryan Driskill

Ryan Driskill

Senior Software Engineer

Matthew Dugo

Matthew Dugo

Map Engineer

Adam Ross

Adam Ross

Junior Software Engineer

Strategic partners

Backed by a generation of deep expertise in real estate and technology.

Resolve Growth Partners

Resolve Growth Partners

Resolve Growth Partners is a growth equity firm focused on investing in B2B software companies and enabling passionate, committed entrepreneurs to accelerate growth. Resolve provides expertise and repeatable best practices across talent, go-to-market, and operations. In 2023, after rigorous due diligence, Resolve led Cecilian Partners’ first institutional equity round, raising over $11M in growth funding.

Perot Jain

Perot Jain

Perot Jain is a Dallas-based venture capital firm founded in 2014 by longtime business partners Ross Perot Jr. and Anurag Jain. Since its inception, Perot Jain has made over 100 investments across five countries, primarily focusing on the US innovation ecosystem. The firm has a track record of helping early-stage companies drive industry-disrupting innovation by providing patient capital, a strategic network, and tech-enabled expertise.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

BFTP helps early-stage, technology-based firms with funding, business and technical expertise, and access to a network of resources. By making direct investments in promising tech-oriented companies throughout Pennsylvania, BFTP funds critical commercialization activities and growth. A BFTP investment is often a key endorsement for other funding sources, enabling companies to attract follow-on investment and move into full-fledged commercialization.

RCLCO Real Estate Advisors

RCLCO Real Estate Advisors

RCLCO advisings on $5B of real estate annually and is a major strategic player across all classes and types of real estate. CEO Gadi Kaufmann states, “Proptech is changing the industry, and, as always, we want to play a strategic role in that change. We believe community developers and home builders will both gain efficiencies and improve the overall consumer experience by implementing Cecilian Partners’ software products.”

Land Advisors Organization

Land Advisors Organization

A team of respected, connected, and talented land professionals, Land Advisors provides brokerage and advisory services to those needing a data-driven roadmap for acquiring, selling, financing, or developing land and land-related assets. Given their longtime relationships with professionals at every point in the real estate cycle, state-of-the-art technology, and bankable expertise, it’s no surprise LAO is the best known name in land.

LJA Engineering

LJA Engineering

LJA, an Engineering News-Record Top 500 National Firm, offers full-service engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients. With their comprehensive services, industry-leading scope of knowledge, and regional influence, LJA continually enhances our personal and professional communities. Recent awards include Best Places to Work, Fast 100, Top Design Firm, and ENR Texas & Louisiana’s Design Firm of the Year.

Strategic partners
tst Ink
Resolve Growth Partners
RCLCO Real Estate Advisors
Perot Jain
LJA Engineering
Land Advisors Organization
Dahlin
d3 Creative Studio
Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Alliance
tst Ink
Resolve Growth Partners
RCLCO Real Estate Advisors
Perot Jain
LJA Engineering
Land Advisors Organization
Dahlin
d3 Creative Studio
Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Alliance
Cecilian Partners strives to create an incredible culture. We're encouraged to keep learning, growing, and thinking outside of the box...and that's not something you find in every organization.
Abigail Plasha
Abigail Plasha
Sr. Technical Account Manager
"I feel incredibly fortunate to be surrounded by industry experts, both in business and tech. As a senior software architect, I have the privilege of collaborating and contributing across both realms, and I'm looking forward to the journey ahead.
Abid Shaik
Abid Shaik
Sr. Software Architect
I feel so fortunate to work alongside the most driven and talented teammates of all time. What makes this group so unique is that we all genuinely care – about the work we’re doing, about each other, and about the clients and people we serve.
Allison Charette
Allison Charette
Customer Success Manager
Being a member of this team is both a privilege and a pleasure, as we're empowered with the autonomy to innovate in a dynamic market. I've seen collaboration across departments lead to exceptional solutions that solve complex challenges.
Luke Decker
Luke Decker
Sr. Lead Map Engineer
Clients

Since 2019, we’ve been working with the best companies in real estate. To us, being a trusted partner means delivering on our promise to be there for our customers, every step of the way.

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Testimonials

We achieve great results with some of the best companies in real estate.

I have a lot of faith in Cecilian Partners, what they are doing and how they are not just talking about changing the sale experience in homebuilding, but actually doing it.”

Craig Collin
President
,
Tavistock Development Company

Hillwood Communities is excited to continue working with Cecilian to deliver exceptional online buyer experiences and to improve the overall performance of our business.”

Fred Balda
President
,
Hillwood Communities

The XO will be transformational in the way developers and builders centralize data for decision-making, streamline the sales process, and add value on the customer side in their due diligence.”

Laura Cole
Senior Vice President
,
Lakewood Ranch

The XO provides us the platform to enhance the customer experience, from finding a home to improving transparency. It has been a game-changer.”

Tony Ruggeri
CEO
,
Republic Property Group

The best feature of the XO is the ability for developers, staff, and builders to see the same information and status of lots and requests. Our submittal review time has been cut in half with the builder uploading the information and the XO sending approval/denial via email directly from the platform.”

Head of Architectural Reviews
,
Sterling Ranch CAB

The BrightDoor competitive edge is its ability to change the buyer’s overall sales experience. It’s polished. It’s high tech. There’s an impressive drama and emotion about it.”

,
Copperleaf

BrightDoor Touch is one of the primary keys to our company’s success. Without them, what we’re doing would be impossible.”

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Private Mountain Communities

Brightdoor CRM is the most robust solution available for the real estate industry. Brightdoor has produced a return on our investment by allowing us to be more efficient at our jobs.”

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Reynolds Lake Oconee
Proud members of
NAHB
Urban Land Institute
Inc Masters
Dallas Builders Association