There are some options to change profile options and settings from within the admin console. Admin Console > People > Settings > Global Profile Settings.
From here you are able to add certain profile fields, in addition, you will be able to remove Skills and Endorsement section.
Referring to Letting Users Control Their Own Settings:
Hope this helps
Great! Thank you! Ill let you know if I have any more questions.
Is there a way to have a default branded graphic that I would provide to automatically show as a user's first photo (not the avatar but the photo to the right that serves as the photo gallery)?