Senior Vice President
As Senior Vice President, Mrs. Blankenship is responsible for delivering to market the quality of communities that have built Huffines’ reputation. With over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, she works closely with the Huffines team to engage, manage and coordinate with engineers, architects, contractors, attorneys, consultants and governmental agencies from inception to completion of each development. Her expertise in overseeing communities’ development, from entitlements through buildout, is a constructive formula for building successful communities. Mrs. Blankenship maintains a balance between effective people management, cost control, and corporate goals, with communication being the key ingredient.
A highly distinguished figure in the industry, Mrs. Blankenship has recently been awarded Project Manager of the Year twice: McSam Award (2018) and the Texas Star Award (2017). Also, Ms. Blankenship is a graduate of the Dallas Builders Association Leadership Program, Class of 2019.
Previously, she was Director of Land Development for a homebuilder in Dallas, developing over 3,500 single- family lots and entitling/acquiring additional lots in over 50 metroplex communities. Earlier in her career, she worked as a Civil engineer; designing, entitling and developing commercial properties, single family residential lots, and master planned communities in California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas.
She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northern Arizona University. Mrs. Blankenship is currently a Texas Licensed Professional Engineer and a California Registered Professional Engineer.