Are you a leader of leaders?

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

If you’ve experienced success in business and believe there is incredible Kingdom impact a Christ-centered company can have in the marketplace, becoming a C12 Chair could be your next move!

Learn about becoming a C12 Chair

3 Scenarios for Becoming a C12 Chair

Pioneer a Market

A Principal Chair is responsible for launching C12 Business Forums in one of the hundreds of undeveloped markets we’ve identified as viable for a successful C12 practice. There is an investment to purchase a C12 franchise for which you retain equity ownership, perpetually serving and maximizing the market to the full stewardship potential.

Join an Exisiting Team

If ownership of a C12 franchise is not a viable option, you can join a team of Chairs in a market where there is momentum but also capacity constraints. Currently, we have more demand from local markets than we do Chairs to serve and there are dozens of cities and regions that have current openings for Chairs.

Chair Succession

In many cases, there are C12 practices where the Principal Chair is ready and/or willing to transition from ownership of their C12 franchise and there is an opportunity to purchase the business. This allows for a new leader to continue serving current C12 members while taking over market stewardship and development.

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 buisness 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 buisness 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.

The Calling of a C12 Chair

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If you are searching for a way to combine your faith and your business experience to influence the marketplace in your city for the Kingdom, C12 might be your, “what’s next?”

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