Simonne Searles

Simonne Searles is the human resource & operations officer for the Skillman Foundation. She began her tenure in 2006, working with the program staff before transitioning to operations. Prior to joining the Foundation, Simonne worked at Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone PLC.

Simonne has a deep passion for talent development and project management. She advocates for diversity, inclusion and succession planning in organizational development. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and a Master’s of Public Administration degree in nonprofit management from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Simonne is an avid movie-goer and adventure seeker.