DAVE THIEL

C12 Chair

Bio

Dave joined C12 as Managing Chair of Atlanta in May 2018. Prior to that, he served nearly six years as President/CEO, for the Center for Christian Growth (aka T Bar M Camps & Retreats)—a faith-based organization in Central Texas. Dave has served in various senior leadership roles in marketing, sales, and strategic development/partnerships. He brings over three decades of experience working with manufacturing, retail and service companies that were industry leaders—including Super Valu (Minneapolis, MN)., Pilgrim’s Pride (Dallas, TX) and Edwards Baking Company (Atlanta, GA). An accomplished marketing strategist, divisional leader, and executive, he is passionate about equipping business leaders. In addition, from 1999-2012, he was a Principal at Triaxia Partners (Atlanta, Georgia)—a boutique management consulting firm, where he served as leader of Triaxia’s Team Practice. The majority of client work involved a wide variety of senior-level engagements, both nationally and internationally, spanning across business, nonprofit, and government sectors. With C12, Dave is excited to combine his organizational leadership skill set with his heart-set of applying God’s Word in equipping leaders. The marketplace adventure of helping facilitate world-class C12 experiences by equipping CEOs and Owners to build great businesses for a GREATER PURPOSE is energizing and inspiring. Dave grew up in Wisconsin, is married to Colleen and they have, two adult children in Atlanta, Jonathan, and Emily (married to Peter) and grand-daughter Penelope. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse and an MBA at the University of Texas at Dallas.

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