On October 10, Steve Atchison joined Lennar Atlanta as Division President where he oversees a team of more than 100 employees based in Roswell. Lennar Atlanta is a division of Lennar (NYSE:LEN), the second largest residential builder in the United States.
Since opening its Georgia headquarters in July 2010, Lennar Atlanta has built more than 2,000 new homes in over 40 communities throughout Georgia, mainly along Atlanta’s northern crescent.
“Lennar is the company that other homebuilders aspire to be, and I am proud to be part of Lennar Atlanta where I have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented and respected individuals in the industry,” says Atchison, who most recently served as Division President with Taylor Morrison in Chicago.
Since graduating cum laude from Albion College with a double major in Computational Mathematics and Economics/Management, Atchison has enjoyed a dynamic management career, building strong teams and top performing organizations that have consistently outperformed revenue and profit objectives. “I set high performance standards for my teams, resulting in five JD Power awards and eight Platinum Customer satisfaction awards for various divisions,” he notes.
Starting as a Senior Accountant with Ernst & Young, Atchison served as VP of Finance with PulteGroup before rising to Division President in Arizona, Texas, Michigan and Illinois, respectively. He is known within the residential building industry for his decisive, proactive and ethical leadership style and his keen understanding of emerging markets and business opportunities. His areas of expertise include operations management, analytical analysis, financial modeling, creative problem solving, land acquisition and people development.
The father of three enjoys spending time with his family, working on cars, skiing, golf and boating.