Calabasas, Calif.-based national home builder Ryland Group has promoted Larry Nicholson to the position of president and COO.
Nicholson has served as the company’s COO since June 2007.
Nicholson currently manages Ryland's home-building regions and divisions, including land acquisitions, marketing, purchasing and safety operations. He will take on additional responsibilities of helping determine long-term strategy, capital allocations and other leadership and organizational decisions.
Nicholson has more than 25 years of experience in the home-building industry, and he joined Ryland in 1996 as vp-operations for the Southeast region.
Ryland is one of the nation's largest home builders with operations in 17 states.