Todd Dunnington

Job Title: CEO
Company: Skills, Inc.
Industry: Manufacturing, Non-profit Social Enterprise
Mentor Since: Fall 2005
Will Mentor: Graduate Students

Job Description

Chief Executive Officer

Company Description

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.

Employment History

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

Civic Involvement

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.