The Ryland Group promoted Pete Skelly to chief operating officer of Ryland's Homebuilding Operations Group.
Skelly has 25 years of experience with Ryland in a variety of financial and operational leadership positions.
During his career, Skelly served as regional vice president of financial operations, division president and region president.
"We are pleased that our current rate of growth and improving profitability has created the need for additional leadership opportunities," said Larry Nicholson, Ryland's CEO and President.
He added, "These promotions will allow Pete to focus more time on strategic and growth oriented strategies. Furthermore, we are proud that we have talented individuals within our organization like Alan and Tom that are capable of filling these new positions. I look forward to working with Pete, Alan and Tom in their new roles."