Texas CRE News In Your Inbox.

Sign up for Connect emails to stay informed with CRE stories that are 150 words or less.

Sub Markets

Property Sectors


Texas  + State of Texas  + Finance  | 

Orchard Adds Four to its Leadership Team and Board

Homebuying marketplace Orchard recently announced new additions to its leadership team and board of directors. Patrick McClymont joins Orchard as chief financial officer and Kelly Brink joins as head of capital markets. Additionally, Courtney Leimkuhler will join the board of directors, and Sean Roberts, formerly Orchard’s CFO, will become chief operating officer.

“We have added extraordinary financial leaders to the Orchard team today. I couldn’t be more excited to welcome Patrick and Kelly to our leadership team and Courtney to our board. Collectively, their financial expertise and public company experience will help Orchard prepare for its next phase of growth, as we continue to scale across the country and transform home buying for the masses,” said Court Cunningham, CEO and co-founder of Orchard.

As CFO, McClymont will play a key role in Orchard’s plans for rapid expansion and will oversee the accounting, finance and capital markets teams.

“Orchard is at the forefront of change in one of the largest consumer categories in the country and is poised for massive growth in the years ahead,” said McClymont.

In her role, Brink will be responsible for the management of Orchard’s balance sheet and corporate strategy.


Inside The Story


About Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

Step 1: Select Education
  • ◦People
New call-to-action