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.


Allan Skidmore

Chief Executive Officer

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


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.


Todd Nelson

Director of Finance

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.