National Advisory Council

Chip Childs

Chip Childs

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2017


Jennifer Childs


Job Title: President and CEO
Company: Sky West, Inc.
Location: Utah, United States


  • public accounting
  • financial accounting
  • SEC reporting


Russell (Chip) Childs is the president and CEO of SkyWest Airlines. He formerly served as vice president–controller. Prior to his employment with SkyWest, Chip worked in public accounting for five and a half years as an audit manager, where he assisted many large corporations with financial accounting and SEC reporting. He earned his bachelor's degree in economics and master's degree in accounting from BYU. Chip's family resides in St. George, Utah. Chip and Jennifer have three sons and a daughter.