Meet Our HR Team

We’re united by the common goal of helping people improve their lives and we wholeheartedly believe that applies to our employees. You’ll work in a positive and supportive family-owned environment. And you’ll get to live, work and play in one of the most desirable regions in the country.

We want you to consider being part of our even more exciting future!

Tashara Cronshaw

Vice President of Human Resources, PHR and SHRM-CP

Tashara continually pursues growth, development, professional and educational opportunities for all members of the Neal Communities team. With over 18 years of success in Human Resources, she brings a wealth of expertise in the areas of Strategy and Implementation, Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, Organizational Development, Talent Acquisition, Coaching and Career Development, Employee Relations, Performance Management and Coaching, and Compensation and Benefits. Attending both UNH and Eckerd College, Tashara’s passion for Human Resources is centered in fostering collaboration, achieving solutions and furthering our business mission, vision and goals.

Tashara’s insights for a Job Seeker: “I’m thankful you’re interested in an opportunity to work for the Neal organization! Every employee at Neal Communities is a Brand Ambassador, responsible for maintaining the highest possible customer and employee satisfaction. By working together to uphold our vision, values and mission, we continually honor our roots, and the legacy formed more than four decades ago. This is truly an organization that cares about its employees, acts with integrity and values trust and respect. If you’re interested in growing and developing in your professional career, then Neal Communities is the place to do it. I look forward to connecting with you.”

Sarah Downes

Recruiting and Development Specialist

Sarah joined Neal Communities in 2016 with over 10 years of recruiting experience. She is a dedicated and goal-oriented recruitment professional that loves working in Human Resources. Doing the right thing, honesty and follow through are her strongest skills.  Sarah attended college in the North Georgia mountains and relocated to Florida in 2002. Not only is Sarah a #TeamNeal advocate, she also enjoys living in her Neal Home with her family.

Sarah’s insights for a Job Seeker: “Neal takes immense pride in recruiting only the best candidates, so you should expect a rigorous application and screening process that can take anywhere from 2-4 weeks. It is my job to help navigate you through that process, ensuring you understand every step in the process, our culture and our company. I look forward to connecting with you during your application!”

Laura Henry

Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Laura joined Neal Communities in 2019 with previous experience in payroll and HR. Originally from Boston, MA, living in Florida allows her to be close to family while also enjoying daily sun and warm weather. With a personal interest in interior design, she is excited to be a part of a new home builder that regularly announces new communities and new model homes to tour. Laura values integrity, kindness and empathy; these are traits she demonstrates and experiences with her colleagues as a part of #TeamNeal.

Laura’s insights for a Job Seeker: “Neal really cares about the candidates they hire. Not only for their skills but for who they are as people. Be yourself, and be prepared to show what you can bring to the table. All of us in HR are here to help you along the way!”