OUR TEAM IS SECOND TO NONE

We're about more than just stunning spaces

Meet Our Experts

Project Manager

Victor Ramirez

Victor's skill set includes a logistical background from the US Air Force. He has over seven years of project management experience, with a degree in Business Management.

Victor's skill set includes a logistical background from the US Air Force. He has over seven years of project management experience, with a degree in Business Management. In his personal time he enjoys traveling with his daughter. They take advantage of all the great restaurants that Austin, Texas has to offer and love to visit the lakes around town.
Project Manager

Lily Harpham

Lily Harpham is a graduate of the University of Texas who has always been interested in beautiful spaces.

Lily Harpham is a graduate of the University of Texas who has always been interested in beautiful spaces. She loves the fast-paced and ever-changing renovation industry, and her natural inclination for leading teams and managing the details of a project make her an all-star PM. When not working, you'll likely find Lily at the greenbelt with her pup, Boone. Lily is a Nari Certified Remodeling Project Manager, an elite group of remodeling professionals who have been vetted and tested to our industry’s highest standards. This is a huge accomplishment for all project managers, and we're proud to have certified members on our team.
Project Manager

Greg Herman

I've been working in the construction industry for 18 years, right out of highschool. I stepped into the project management role 7 years ago.

I've been working in the construction industry for 18 years, right out of highschool. I stepped into the project management role 7 years ago. I'm the youngest of three boys who all work in the construction field. I have a wife, two year old daughter, and a 7 year old boxer. We enjoy going to different breweries and taking our dog and daughter wherever we go.
Project Manager

Carley Scott

Carley is a proud Longhorn and University of Texas graduate. She made her way back to Austin after living abroad in Asia for 2 years. Carley has a passion for design and all things creative.

Carley is a proud Longhorn and University of Texas graduate. She made her way back to Austin after living abroad in Asia for 2 years. Carley has a passion for design and all things creative. She enjoys getting to be a vital part of the construction process behind the scenes leading up to the end result of a project. When Carley is off the clock you’ll find her traveling, anywhere there is live music, country dancing, or spending time with family and friends
Project Manager

Whitney Head

Whitney grew up in Middletown, New Jersey, but found her way to Texas in 2006 and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015. Whitney has always been fond of being outdoors and in ever-changing environments - It’s been a guide to her life beginning with studying Urban Development and Commercial Real Estate at The University of Texas at Austin.

Whitney grew up in Middletown, New Jersey, but found her way to Texas in 2006 and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015. Whitney has always been fond of being outdoors and in ever-changing environments - It’s been a guide to her life beginning with studying Urban Development and Commercial Real Estate at The University of Texas at Austin.

During college, Whitney was able to be a part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Competition, in which she was able to be a part of a team who designed and built a high-performance, low-carbon residential home that strove to mitigate climate change and improve our quality of life through greater affordability, resilience, and energy efficiency. She loved the work and started her career in Project Management, specializing in retail new construction and renovations for tenant finish outs. After five years of managing commercial retail projects, Whitney was driven to hone in her passion for building and leaped at the opportunity to start building ground up multi-million dollar homes throughout Austin. Here, Whitney found a love for high-end residential construction, attention to fine details, and great customer service.

Whitney enjoys learning about all aspects of design and construction. She loves working for Skelly Build and knows our team is always striving to be the best and constantly learn new ways to grow and improve. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with her family. In her spare time, you can find Whitney at your local Hot Yoga Studio or at the greenbelt on a beautiful sunny day.

Project Manager

Edgar Fauconnier

South-African born Edgar’s skill set includes an extensive sales background selling building finishing products to big box stores in Western Africa. Being in the industry is where his love came for construction and lead him into project management where he finally made the move to the USA in 2018.

South-African born Edgar’s skill set includes an extensive sales background selling building finishing products to big box stores in Western Africa. Being in the industry is where his love came for construction and lead him into project management where he finally made the move to the USA in 2018 to move into construction full-time as a project manager and later as a COO of a construction company in Minnesota. Edgar and his family recently relocated to Austin, Texas after Edgar grasped the opportunity to be employed as a project manager for Skelly Build – a reputable high-end commercial and residential construction firm. He loves playing golf and mountain biking and spending time with his wife, Shannon, his 4-year-old daughter, Bailey, and their 10-year-old Sharpei/Labrador mix, Fred.
COO / CFO

Sean Skellenger

Sean’s role within Skelly Build is to provide support and other vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative procedures, and team members in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operational efficiency.

Sean’s role within Skelly Build is to provide support and other vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative procedures, and team members in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operational efficiency.
Materials Manager

Tylan Herschap

Tylan is Texas born and a graduate at Texas State University. She has a background in Interior Design and marketing. After completing her internship with Skelly Build she has moved up to our materials manager.

Tylan is Texas born and a current student at Texas State University. She has a background in Interior Design and marketing. After completing her internship with Skelly Build she wishes to transition into Project Management. She loves the structure and creativity of the fast paced construction world. Tylan enjoys the company of her family and fur babies, which include 3 cats and her dog of 15 years, Baby.
Materials Manager

Britt Donaldson

Born and raised in Austin, Britt has seen the incredible evolution of Austin and is excited to grow with Skelly. She is a Texas State graduate with a degree in Interior Design. Britt has worked with commercial, residential designers/home builders and worked in construction.

Born and raised in Austin, Britt has seen the incredible evolution of Austin and is excited to grow with Skelly. She is a Texas State graduate with a degree in Interior Design. Britt has worked with commercial, residential designers/home builders and worked in construction. Britt flipped homes in Austin and truly enjoyed the construction process of seeing the project transform from start to finish. She doesn't mind getting her hands dirty and doing the work herself if it means getting the project done. In Britt's downtime, she spends time with her family, including her daughter, Brinley, and 3 dogs, she loves to travel, photography, cook, and dine at all the fabulous new restaurants in Austin!
Materials Coordinator

Andrea Mendez

Andrea graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. Majoring in Public Relations and Business she went on to pursue a career in Marketing post graduation. She knew she eventually wanted to make a career switch and interior design was always in the back of her mind.

Andrea graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. Majoring in Public Relations and Business she went on to pursue a career in Marketing post graduation. She knew she eventually wanted to make a career switch and interior design was always in the back of her mind. At Skelly she provides assistance to the Materials Manager to ensure all materials get delivered timely and efficiently. When out of the office, you can find Andrea trying out new restaurants around Austin, hanging out with her friends at Zilker or trying out a new coffee shop.
Estimator

Kaitlin Bower

Kaitlin's post-college background has been in real estate sales and property management, but she decided to make the switch to construction upon moving to Austin in 2021.

Kaitlin is a native of Ohio and diehard fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes. She recently moved to Austin after living in Chicago for 5 years. Her post-college background has been in real estate sales and property management, but she decided to make the switch to construction upon moving to Austin in 2021. In her free time she enjoys traveling with her husband and trying new restaurants.
Estimator

Lalita Astvatsaturian

Lalita is Belarusian born with a background working in the housing industry in Silicon Valley and Austin. She has a love for helping people find new ways to fall in love with their homes and spent a year flipping houses in Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas.

Lalita is Belarusian born with a background working in the housing industry in Silicon Valley and Austin. She has a love for helping people find new ways to fall in love with their homes and spent a year flipping houses in Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas. In her spare time she loves trying new food spots, hanging out with her two cats, and exploring Texas with her sister and their Chow Chow mix.
Chief of Staff / Permitting Expert / Warranty

Alex Siminski

Alex strives to ensure that our company is working as efficiently and effectively as possible in her role as office manager. She is a proud Longhorn and previously worked as a 2nd-grade teacher.

Alex strives to ensure that our company is working as efficiently and effectively as possible in her role as office manager. She is a proud Longhorn and previously worked as a 2nd-grade teacher. During her teaching career, she discovered a passion for problem-solving, organizing, and helping others. When she is not working, Alex loves to travel, explore Austin, and spending time with her niece, Atlas.
CEO / Founder

Diana Skellenger

Diana is the founder of Skelly Build. Diana enjoys creating beautiful, functional spaces that fit the home owner’s lifestyle. As a female leader in the construction industry, Diana brings a special viewpoint that allows for her passion for quality renovation, teamwork and integrity to be integrated in every project.

Diana is the founder of Skelly Build. Diana enjoys creating beautiful, functional spaces that fit the home owner’s lifestyle. As a female leader in the construction industry, Diana brings a special viewpoint that allows for her passion for quality renovation, teamwork and integrity to be integrated in every project. Diana is a longhorn and attended the University of Texas. In her in free time, Diana enjoys traveling, exploring Congress Avenue, taking cooking classes, comedy shows and trying the newest restaurants with her husband, Sean, and daughter, Atlas.
Marketing

Jonelle Tucker

Jonelle’s role as the Marketing and Operations Manager at Skelly Build combines several of her passions: real estate, good design, and travel.

Jonelle’s role as the Marketing and Operations Manager at Skelly Build combines several of her passions: real estate, good design, and travel. When she is not at work, Jonelle enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, teaching a dance fitness class, and exploring Austin’s hike & bike trails.
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Skelly

Skelly joined our Skelly Build family in March 2019 and hasn’t looked back since! When you come to the Skelly office Skelly (the cat) will dazzle you with her beautiful blue eyes.

Skelly joined our Skelly Builder family in March 2019 and hasn’t looked back since! When you come to the Skelly office Skelly (the cat) will dazzle you with her beautiful blue eyes. Her favorite activities are avoiding her sisters attacks, cuddles, being beautiful, hiding, sleeping, begging for food, and eating food.
Director of First Impressions / Director of Office Moral

Sushi

Sushi comes to us from Austin Pets Alive. She was technically “feral”, so she has a clipped ear from being caught and released. This little love bug was instantly happy to join Skelly in being the most loved office cats.

Sushi comes to us from Austin Pets Alive. She was technically “feral”, so she has a clipped ear from being caught and released. This little love bug was instantly happy to join Skelly in being the most loved office cats. Sushi provides comedy and cuddles for the Skelly Team. Her favorite activities include: being carried around, chasing anything that moves, cuddling, attacking her sister, slumbering on the couch (or really anywhere) and of course eating. Sushi loves to greet everyone who comes to the Skelly Build Office.

Some love from our clients

The staff is attentive and understands your ideas, and they help you carry them out, and if they are not possible, they always suggest an alternative to meet your requirements. Lily is super attentive and always seeks that the client is satisfied with the work they are doing. The communication with her was super good despite the distance and limitations.

E & GClient (November 2020)

I highly recommend the team at Skelly. They did an amazing job on our total home renovation. They were professional and extremely responsive. Their work was of the highest quality. We were thrilled with the outcome!

StaciClient (March 2019)