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Leadership Team

Tim Costello

Tim Costello

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tim Costello is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of BDX, Inc., and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Builder Homesite, Inc., and New Home Technologies, LLC. Prior to BHI, Mr. Costello worked for Applied Materials as Vice President, Global Operations. Prior to this position, Mr. Costello served as the Vice President of Strategic & Technical programs for the World Wide Manufacturing Organization, Vice President of Production Engineering, Managing Director for the Common Module Manufacturing & Engineering (CMM&E) organization, and the Director of Engineering for the mainframe group in Austin, Texas. Prior to 1993 he held a variety of executive and management positions at General Motors Corporation covering a broad range from Strategic Planning to Engineering and Quality Management. In addition Mr. Costello has consulted internationally on the development & implementation of world-class manufacturing, engineering and quality systems.

Mr. Costello also serves on the boards of HelioVolt Corporation, a leader in the development on thin film photovoltaic technology; The Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing, considered the Nobel Prize for manufacturing; The Trust for Public Land of Texas; The Trust for Public Land National Marketing Council; and the Cornell University Engineering Advisory Council. Mr. Costello received his BSME from Cornell University in 1981. He was also inducted into the Shingo Prize Manufacturing Academy in 2003.

Melissa Morman

Melissa Morman

Chief Client Officer

Melissa Morman is a member of the original founding executive team of BHI/BDX (Builders Digital Experience) and currently serves as the company’s Chief Client Officer, managing b2b marketing, sales, and the customer experience. Prior to BDX, Melissa worked for ClientLogic, a leading provider of integrated infrastructure and CRM solutions as the Client Management Officer and also as VP Sales. Prior to ClientLogic, she spent 10 years at R.R. Donnelley & Sons in sales, global account management, as well as front line supervision. Melissa serves on the board for Vallecitos Mountain Ranch, a wilderness retreat center specializing in transformational experiences, as well as on the board of Texas 4000, a non-profit focused on cancer awareness and research. Melissa received a BS degree in Organizational Communication and Management Information Systems, Cum Laude from Ohio University.

As a woman at the highest levels of what has historically been an industry led by male executives, Melissa has a track record of success in the corporate and non-profit worlds. A sought after speaker, she is an acknowledged expert on sales, marketing, and CRM. Melissa advises top executives of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the homebuilding, real estate, and building products industries on the digital transformation of their business.

Peter Brumme

Peter Brumme

VP and General Manager, BDX

Peter Brumme is Vice President and General Manager of Builder’s Digital Experience (BDX). In this role, Mr. Brumme is responsible for overall strategic leadership and general management of BDX Consumer and Realtor Outreach business units.

Mr. Brumme brings over 17 years of experience to BDX. His passion for the web, for developing brands, and his relentless focus on the customer has generated a long track record of growing businesses and delivering financial results. Prior to joining BDX, Mr. Brumme was with Solar Winds as VP, Online Marketing. He has also held executive marketing roles with Kodak Gallery and Intuit. Prior to joining Intuit, he was a management consultant for Sapient Corporation and KPMG Consulting where he led account relationships and execution of strategic projects for many Fortune 500 clients.

Peter holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, and an undergraduate degree from McGill University.

Greg Miller

Greg Miller

VP and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Miller is a member of the original founding executive team of Builder Homesite Inc. and has served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the company since joining the company in June 2000.

Prior to joining Builder Homesite Inc. Mr. Miller served for two years as Director of Planning for Pervasive Software, Inc. Prior to Pervasive Software Mr. Miller worked at Applied Materials, Inc. for thirteen years in a variety of financial management positions including Sr. Finance Director and Group Controller for Worldwide Manufacturing Operations, Finance Director and Controller for the Common Module Manufacturing & Engineering (CMM&E) organization, Manufacturing Controller for the Austin, TX site, Worldwide Business Operations Controller for Applied Materials Europe, Controller and General Accounting Manager for U. S. Central Accounting functions, Finance Manager for the P5000 Platform Development Unit and Chemical Vapor Deposition Products Division and Cost Accounting Manager for the Epitaxial Products Division. Prior to Applied Materials Mr. Miller worked at Verbatim Corporation (an Eastman Kodak subsidiary) in Sunnyvale, CA for two years as a Sr. Accountant and Sr. Internal Auditor. Mr. Miller began his career with the San Jose, CA office of Ernst & Young where he served as a member of the audit staff and Senior Auditor.

Mr. Miller received his Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration- Accounting, with great distinction from San Jose State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of California.

Krishna Murthy

Krishna Murthy

VP and Chief Technology Officer

Krishna Murthy brings over 15 years of experience in technology management and implementation to the BDX/BHI/NHT team. Before joining Builder Homesite, Inc., he was the Chief Technology Officer of Rx.com, a technology driven start-up firm engaged in e-commerce in the online pharmacy arena. Prior to that he managed technology at MCC, a premier research consortium; Danka Omnifax, an office equipment sales and service company; and an environmental information services company. Mr. Murthy has significant experience in technology architecture, technology project management, business process re-engineering, set up and formation of a technology team and implementation of relevant technologies for a businesses.

Since joining BHI, Mr. Murthy has overseen the development and operation of NewHomeSource, including integration with several large builders, development of an XML standard for new home data transport, development of a platform to support private-labeled partner sites and development of custom real estate-related enterprise web applications. He is also supervising the definition of product requirements for Envision, an integrated options management solution.

Mr. Murthy holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, with specialization in Knowledge Based Systems, from the University of Houston.