Seattle Enlightened Leaders: Meet Chip McDermott
A seasoned chief executive officer and successful founder, Chip has 30 years of leadership experience (including a lengthy stint as one of the key early leaders of the E! television network). Throughout his life, Chip has been driven by a deep belief in the value of fostering community. He has created sustainability programs, nonprofit children’s emotional health services, educational talk series, and more.
A Southern California kid with deep roots in Seattle, Chip now focuses all his time and energy on strengthening community.
A transformative life experience led Chip to recognize the deep need that senior executives have for meaningful peer support,
and the prevalent lack of such a resource. While there are several respected national, corporate peer advisory organizations, SEL is the only Seattle peer advisory group that integrates a personalized development path with team collaboration.
We believe this makes a tremendous difference in outcomes.