Four Generations of Leadership
From a small family business to a diversified holding company, we’ve been growing businesses for 75 years.
Planning for growth requires a nuanced and tailored approach. Implementing best practices such as quarterly business reviews, executive coaching, performance audits, and long-term strategic planning, allows us to cultivate growth strategies specific to each scenario.
Our seasoned leadership team has extensive expertise in acquisitions, growth and revitalization, divestiture and have served on the executive teams and boards of TSX-listed companies.
With over 30 years of experience in senior management roles, Allan Skidmore provides invaluable vision and leadership to Skidmore Group. Mr. Skidmore has served as a director of TSX-listed companies as well as Chairman of the Vancouver Board of Trade.
Garry Skidmore serves as the President of Skidmore Group. He has 23 years of hands-on operational experience in senior management, franchising, partnerships and sole ownership. As a leader of the Skidmore Group, Garry provides investment direction, operational expertise and strategy to the portfolio companies. During his tenure, Garry has successfully bought and revitalized dozens of organizations. He has a Bachelor of Business degree from Trinity Western University.Linked
Todd Nelson joined the Skidmore Group in August 2016 as Director of Finance for TCG Capital, a newly created investing entity. His responsibilities include overseeing and reporting on the activities of a number of the Skidmore family's private entities and endeavours, including accounting, tax, financing, investing and property management. Todd brings 25 years of experience in public practice, private industry and the public sector, including his 15-year tenure as the head of finance for a retail chain of major appliance stores in British Columbia.Linked
Cameron Skidmore is a fourth-generation leader of his family business, Skidmore Group located in Metro Vancouver. Cameron has propelled himself into areas of his career that will foresee his success in developing and disrupting industries. Cameron graduated from Trinity Western University in 2020 with a BBA in Marketing and Leadership & Management and currently oversees the service division of the Skidmore Group’s newly acquired assets: GVRD Snow Patrol and Wash Patrol. Following close to both his grandfather’s and father’s footsteps, Cameron continually strives to push boundaries and surpass the expectations of the business marketplace. He has a heart for philanthropy and looks forward to the future where he plans to develop a personal foundation that will oversee the facilitation of young entrepreneurs.Linked