Jeffrey Lane Flake, who most recently served as a U.S. senator from Arizona, has been named to the board of homebuilder Taylor Morrison Home Corp.
Flake--who joins seven other members of the board, serving on the nominating and governance committee--was tapped for his political chops.
In a joint release, chairman Taylor Morrison and CEO Sheryl Palmer said Flake's leadership and unique public policy will be an asset as the company navigates a complex regulatory environment.
A Republican, Flake previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 until 2013 and served on the Appropriations, Natural Resources, Judiciary and Foreign Relations committees. During his time in the Senate, Flake served on the Energy and Natural Resources, Foreign Relations and Judiciary committees.
He is known as a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, and there was much speculation he'd run against him in the 2020 presidential race. But Flake has announced he wouldn't be seeking the presidency, and as of December 2018, he had voted with Trump's position on legislative issues 84% of the time.
As a director at Taylor Morrison Home, Flake's pay includes "the company's standard compensation provided to all the company's...