We’re searching for marketplace leaders to facilitate C12 Business Forums in hundreds of cities in the US and across the globe.

If you have experienced business success and want to help Christ-centered companies impact the marketplace, becoming a C12 Chair could be your next move!

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The Impact of Being a C12 Chair

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3 Scenarios for Becoming a C12 Chair

Pioneer a Market

We have identified hundreds of undeveloped markets as viable for a successful C12 practice. To launch in one of those new markets, a Principal Chair is responsible for purchasing a C12 franchise, retaining equity ownership while perpetually serving and maximizing the market to its full stewardship potential.

Join an Existing Team

The demand in the marketplace currently exceeds our capacity to serve. Dozens of cities and regions have openings for Chairs to join an established market. If owning a C12 franchise is not the best choice for you, you can join a team of Chairs with momentum but capacity constraints.

Succeed a Chair

Some of our Principal Chairs are ready, willing, or preparing to transition ownership of their C12 franchise. This presents an opportunity for a new Chair to purchase the business, continue serving current C12 members, and assume market stewardship and development responsibility.

FAQ about the role of a C12 Chair

What are the qualifications to be a C12 Chair?

Typically, C12 Chairs are men and women that have over 10 years of business ownership, C-level, or senior executive business leadership experience and have led teams of 10 or more people. But, there is so much more that is evaluated as part of the candidate vetting process. Becoming a C12 Chair is truly a calling to the marketplace for those who are searching for a culmination of their passion for business and business leaders with a strong desire to see the gospel advance in the marketplace. We walk alongside you in the discernment process.

How do I lead a C12 Business Forum in my area?

Not everyone is well-suited to become a C12 Chair. That’s why we have a detailed mutual-discernment process that begins with a discovery call with our C12HQ recruiting team. However, being a Chair is a full-time endeavor and all candidates must in some stage of exiting or succeeding from their current role. Sometimes, that may be a consideration years down the road or just a few months away. Typically, C12 Chairs have over 10 years of business leadership experience and have led teams of 10 or more people. But, there is so much more that we evaluate as part of the candidate vetting process.

What is the Chair’s role in facilitating a C12 Business Forum

As a C12 Chair, you take on a curator and facilitator role. C12 has a wealth of relevant and applicable content. Combine that with the diverse perspectives and experiences of the members around the table and you are leading an incredibly powerful experience. However, the Chair is not expected to be the sole expert, instructor, or the consultant in the meeting. Their responsibility is to orchestrate a high-performace, high-accountability experience backed by a proven format, world-class content, and the power of peers.

Can I make a professional income as a C12 Chair?

Principal Chairs who launch in a new market are independent business owners who purchase a C12 franchise by making an initial investment. C12 membership dues are a fee-for-service paid directly to the Chair monthly and a small portion of that is paid to C12HQ for ongoing resources, training, support, and materials. There are also opportunities for qualified candidates to join an existing team under their franchise or even purchase a franchise in a succession or retirement scenario. Most Chairs after 6-12 months of developing their Business Forums are making a professional income.

Chair Referral

Do you know a leader of leaders who is interested in combining his/her faith and business experience to create Kingdom impact in the marketplace? Complete this Referral form.