Skinner is a Senior Sales Executive at Conversion Technologies International,
Inc. with more than 28 years experience in delivering sustained revenue and
profit in the field of Document Management. Larry progressed from Director of
Business Development to VP, Sales and Marketing after 6 straight years of
Channel development and sales growth. He supervised Channel partners and a
direct sales force located throughout the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Skinner managed a
$ 1-6 M+ portfolio of National accounts and led all forecasting, market
analytics and sales team training/development programs. He is responsible for
closing some of the largest contracts in company history with several generating
over 1million dollars in revenue.
Larry Skinner is a visionary and a leader in both his personal and professional
lives. Professionally, he oversees and mentors a growing Sales and Marketing
Department, guiding the staff with wisdom attained from his years of experience.
He is an active member of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators
and was recently elected to a second term on the Board of Directors. Larry is a
member of The Forum For A Better PA, an affiliation of politically engaged
business, civic, professional and religious leaders in Pennsylvania who are
committed to increasing the quality of social, civic, and economic participation
by African Americans across the Commonwealth. The ultimate mission of the group
is to improve key economic, educational and social indicators for Pennsylvania
as a whole.
A graduate of Cheyney University (1976), Larry spent six years working as a
teacher in the Philadelphia School System and was a Recreation Leader for the
City of Philadelphia Youth Study Center. He has always had a positive impact on
children and young adults. He continues his commitment to being a youth mentor
in his position as President of the Cheyney C Club (a certified 501c3
fundraising organization). The C Club raises scholarship money for the Athletic
Department, School Band and Cheerleaders. The C Club goals remain consistent
with the core mission of the University, which is to provide excellent
educational opportunities for a diverse student population. Larry is also the
Tournament Chairperson for the C Club’s annual Wade Wilson Golf Tournament. In
three years, The C Club has raised close to $ 100,000 in scholarships and
financial support for the above mentioned groups. In addition Larry is the on
the Board of Trustees at Cheyney University and is Chairman of Student Affairs.
Larry is most proud of his loving and supportive family. He states, “Without
their love and support, I would not be who I am today.” He is blessed with his
beautiful wife Carmen of 30 years (Cheyney 1976), his oldest child Lacey
(Delaware County CC) and her daughter Aurora, and Laiya, his youngest daughter
(Cheyney 2010). For the past 25 years, the Skinners have happily resided in the
Wynnefield area of Philadelphia. Larry, Carmen and Laiya are also devoted
members of Dare To Imagine Church.