Communities Team

Brad Simons

J. Bradley Simons

Vice President, CFO, & Principle Broker

Brad began his career in the home building industry working with his father while in high school. Brad expanded his experience as division president of a regional home building company, CFO of a worker’s compensation carrier and as president of a local custom building company. Brad earned his BA from the University of Utah and his MBA from Westminster College. Brad is past president of the Utah Valley Home Builder’s Association and serves as a member of the National Association of Home Builders board of directors. Brad is the 2014 president of Utah County Habitat for Humanity and was awarded the Silver Beaver for his work with the Boy Scouts of America. Brad has been a licensed real estate broker for 25 years. Brad is married to Shawn, they have four kids and a grandson. Brad holds the following certifications & degrees:

  • BA University of Utah
  • MBA Westminster College
  • NAHB Certified Green Professional
  • NAHB Master Certified Green Professional
  • NAHB Certified Graduate Builder
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • 2002 Utah HBA Builder of the Year
  • 2002 Utah Valley HBA Builder of the Year
  • 2004 UVHBA Bridge Builder Award
  • 2003 UVHBA President’s Service Award

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Tom Cooper

Business Development Manager

Tom is a new home sales professional driven to provide exceptional customer service. In 1992, he obtained his Real Estate License and began working with Woodside Homes of Utah as a Sales Agent. Tom later became the Sales/Marketing Manager and Sales Coach. In 2015 he joined Ivory Homes and in November of 2015 joined the Magleby team. Tom obtained his Real Estate Broker’s License in 2009 and is Currently a Market Development Manager and Associate Broker with Magleby Communities. Tom is married to Linda Heath, they have two daughters and three grandchildren.

  •  BS Business Administration University of Phoenix
  •  Fluent in Spanish

Joe Newell

Site Manager

Joe Newell has over 16 years of construction experience. His positive attitude and work ethic have driven him to climb the ranks at Magleby Construction from working on a frame crew, to becoming an assistant site manager at Stein Eriksen Residences, to a site manager position with the Communities Group. Joe is a true jack of all trades—ready and willing to jump in to resolve issues, manage quality, and form long lasting trade partner and customer relationships. Joe has been married for 13 years and is the proud father of 4 daughters and one son. He loves spending time with his family playing sports and enjoying the outdoors.

  • 10 Hour OSHA Safety Certification
  • 30 Hour OSHA Safety Certification
  • NAHB Certified Green Professional