About Us - Leadership Team

Our team has a strong background in the nonprofit world.
We are built by nonprofit professionals, for nonprofit professionals.

Michael Smith
Founder and CEO

US Navy veteran Michael Smith has been building custom web applications since the early 2000s and has a specialty in nonprofit web operations.

He was the senior developer for one of the largest university alumni associations in the United States, The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M, for over a decade and was a CASE Circle of Excellence award winner during his tenure there.

His various custom-built transaction systems have cumulatively processed over $115M from 300,000+ transactions. He took his experience working with donors, fundraisers, and data teams and built it into Custom Donations.

Michael Skahan
VP Sales

Michael Skahan is an experienced Sales Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Proven track record in uncovering, establishing and closing new partnerships from the Fortune 100, 500 to nonprofits, Higher Ed., K-12 and K-8.

As the Vice President of Sales, Michael is responsible for leading and directing Custom Donation’s sales and marketing initiatives. He develops the company’s strategies for reaching revenue goals and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. Michael manages and coordinates the activities of Custom Donation sales, partnerships, and the day-to-day activities of the organization’s sales team and all future growth.