Job Title: CEO
Company: Skills, Inc.
Industry: Manufacturing, Non-profit Social Enterprise
Mentor Since: Fall 2005
Will Mentor: Graduate Students, Undergrad Students
Chief Executive Officer
Skills Inc. is a large social enterprise with over 600 employees. Skills is a non-profit employing persons with disabilities in a fully integrated environment. Skills is also a AS9100 aerospace certified manufacturing company that provides manufacturing and finish services to Boeing and other aerospace primes and is a self-funding organization.
Nonprofit management. Operations and distribution management. Mergers and Acquisitions. Institutional fund-raising for start-up capital. Managing small business growth for organizations with revenue between $5 million and $60 million.
Executive Management Program, Stanford University
M.A. Speech Communications and Organizational Development, University of Washington
B.A. Psychology, University of Washington
Social Venture Partners, The Executive Network Seattle, Groundwire
Mentoring Objectives & Scope
As a mentor, I expect students to come with questions and topics for discussion. I want the experience to be valuable to the student.
When and where do you hold meetings with your students?
Coffee shop near campus or on campus.