Tina Zwolinski is the founder and CEO of skillsgapp, a workforce gaming app company that fields mobile, engaging interactive apps that help middle and high school-aged youth achieve career awareness and pathway access for jobs in skills-based industries, including aerospace and automotive manufacturing, life sciences, cybersecurity, construction trades, and other technical industries.
The mission of skillsgapp is to connect youth to life-changing careers through game-changing play. Skillsgapp gaming apps are ideal for states and broader regions, economic development organizations, industries, and public sector agencies dedicated to building a qualified workforce pipeline. The geolocation feature of the gameplay connects the players to career and pathway opportunities right around them.
A serial entrepreneur, for 20 years Tina was also the founder and CEO of ZWO, a branding and marketing firm focused on economic and workforce development and generational consumer brands. She is a winner of Greenville’s Best & Brightest award, a graduate of Leadership Greenville’s Class 37, and has previously served stints on the boards of Langston Charter Middle School and Fostering Great Ideas, a national non-profit devoted to improving the life of youth who are in the foster care system. She currently serves on the Academic Advisory Council for the National Skilled Trades Alliance, on the South Carolina Association of Continuing Higher Education Board, and on the Board of the Greenville Professional Women’s Forum. Tina also mentors middle and high school youth. Read more.