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It can be lonely at the top, but it doesn’t have to be.
We know leaders limit their potential when they lead from isolation. But, when surrounded by trusted advisors with a common goal and a biblical worldview, they can maximize performance and energize cultures. With faith as the foundation, this powerful group of peers meet in an exclusive, confidential forums around Colrado Springs and the Denver metro to have their questions answered and their answers questioned.
Business Forum Leaders in the Colorado Area
God fueled John with a strong passion for excellence, service, and leadership–and he lives to serve God and others by…
JOHN PRICEGod fueled John with a strong passion for excellence, service, and leadership–and he lives to serve God and others by helping executives live and lead well! After a distinguished military career, it is his honor to serve business leaders in Colorado and seek to promote excellence and a kingdom-focus in the marketplace. In 1989, John journeyed to Colorado from his native Virginia to attend the United States Air Force Academy and this began a 30-year adventure in the Air Force. John served as a command pilot, with over 3,500 hours in several aircraft, supporting military operations from humanitarian to combat around the globe. While serving at over 15 different locations in the U.S. and around the world, he completed work as a strategic planner and global operations director and served as a military commander at the squadron and wing levels. As a wing commander, he was responsible for over 3,000 personnel conducting military operations around the globe and over $6B in military assets. His final assignment brought him back to the Academy, where he served as the Vice Commandant of Cadets focusing on leadership and character development for 4,000 future officers. As a life-long student of leadership, he completed three master’s programs in management, strategy, and organizational leadership at Regent University, the National Defense University, and George Washington University, and culminated with his Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University in 2014. John is an avid distance runner who loves the mountain trails and has completed numerous 50 and 100-mile races. He is married to the amazing Stephanie Price who also attended the Academy and shared the Air Force journey with him. They have two teenage children. As the C12 Managing Chair for Southern Colorado, John serves leaders from South Denver down the I-25 corridor to Colorado Springs and Pueblo, as well as, western areas out through Summit County and Aspen.
As a servant leader, Kim is a visionary and strategic integrator with over 35 years of proven business experience with…
KIM NEININGERAs a servant leader, Kim is a visionary and strategic integrator with over 35 years of proven business experience with start-up, SMB, and Fortune 500 companies in both public and private sectors. Her passion is to work with leadership teams who want to create a culture of sustainable growth and build new organizational capabilities with the agility needed to deliver customer value. Kim has held senior management, executive advisory/coaching, and workshop facilitation roles that span several key disciplines in strategic planning, fiscal management, M&A and integration, business development, project management, organizational development, change leadership, and business process design. Over the years, her approach to driving organizational effectiveness, leading organizations through change, and managing domestic/international teams has consistently delivered transformational people, process, data, and technology results. Kim’s extensive cross-industry business knowledge and management consulting experience with companies delivering innovative high-tech products and services bring a unique hands-on perspective as a C12 Chair committed to encourage and equip Christian CEOs & Owners to build GREAT businesses for a GREATER purpose. Prior to answering God’s call to join C12 in their vision, Kim was helping dozens of client leadership teams as a digital business transformation expert and practice thought leader strategically growing boutique management consulting firms. She began her career at Boeing and spent 15 years in various proposal, senior financial analyst, and IT program management roles. Kim also invested over five years as a business owner of a Rocky Mountain Christian Business Directory franchise start-up which was successfully sold. Then 10 years spent with various Fortune 500 companies growing through restructuring and acquisitions. Kim led high-profile financial planning, analysis, and technology teams in matrix organizations ($3B-$12B in revenues). P&L ownership included managing $1B+ technology spend and capital plan assets while executing successful strategic M&A integrations and complex business transformation initiatives, programs, and projects. In 2011 she was recruited to a SMB focused on corporate social responsibility in the National Park Service industry to facilitate business development and M&A activities growing revenues by more than 50% in three years. Kim is a lifelong learner. To further credential her career experience before transitioning into management consulting in 2016, she completed her Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership at Regis University specializing in Enterprise Resource Planning. Kim also holds a Master Certificate in Project Management for IS/IT Professionals at Villanova University and has been a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with PMI since 2008. Kim is married to John, her husband of 20 years and together they have served in various mentoring, deacon, music, and small group ministries with their local church and community. She is beyond grateful to be the mom of three awesome millennial sons. As a family, they enjoy the Colorado lifestyle of hiking, biking, skiing, and kayaking.
Chris Bennett is a retired US Air Force officer living in Monument, CO with his wife Molly. They have four…