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Episode 6

Creating 5-Star Communities

Welcome back to Smith Lane! We are thrilled to welcome our first in-studio guest: Matt Koratich, the Director of Community Management for Lennar Homes in Southwest Florida.

Show Summary

Welcome back to Smith Lane! We are thrilled to welcome our first in-studio guest: Matt Koratich, the Director of Community Management for Lennar Homes in Southwest Florida.


Lennar, one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, prides itself on delivering exceptional community experiences with top-notch amenities and engaging programming. In our conversation, Matt delves into Lennar's holistic approach to managing these communities, emphasizing the importance of continuous improvement and uniting all the players—from groundskeepers to pro shop staff—under one shared vision of creating places people truly connect with and don’t want to leave.


This episode is a great listen for anyone interested in the process of holistic community management and the importance of creating authentic connections between team members and residents. Join us for this insightful conversation along with a touch of Auburn vs. Alabama rivalry between Matt and Monaca. We hope you enjoy this listen as much as we did creating it!


About Matt

Matt Koratich is the Director of Community Management for Lennar Homes in Southwest Florida. With a decade of experience in community management, Matt manages a diverse group of communities, ranging from small condominiums to large-scale master-planned communities with multi-million-dollar restaurant and golf course operations. Matt is a highly motivated, intuitive, and results-driven leader armed with exceptional management skills in delivering vision, innovation, and strategic planning. 


Matt enjoys giving back to the community through volunteering. He is a volunteer board member of the Zoning Board of Appeals for the City of North Port and participates in Lennar’s focused acts of caring through the Lennar Foundation. Previously, he volunteered with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, whose mission is to expand recreational boating safety through education.


Connect with Matt

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattkoratich/

https://www.lennar.com/

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