Join other CEOs and business leaders in East Tennessee who are building great businesses for a greater purpose.
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 in the Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Tri-Cities areas to have their questions answered and their answers questioned.
Business Forum Leaders in the East Tennessee Area
Bill Mancini is an experienced business and ministry leader with a passion for discipling and mentoring business owners and leaders…
BILL MANCINIBill Mancini is an experienced business and ministry leader with a passion for discipling and mentoring business owners and leaders to align their faith with their leadership, bringing Jesus to the workplace. Bill has more than 25 years of management experience with Fortune 100 companies and over a decade of leadership in both church and para-church settings. He formerly served as CFO for Auxano, a church consulting organization. Trained by the Navigators, a Christian organization focused on discipleship and team development, he is uniquely equipped with both business and Biblical expertise. His experience in our nations armed forces, as an instructor pilot with the Air Force and an aircraft commander with the Air National Guard, render Bill a patient and thoughtful mentor and peer. Bill resides in Knoxville, Tennessee with his wife, Lee and enjoys spending time with his three children and 10 grandchildren.
Jon Carlton brings over 20 years of executive, business operations and leadership experience in the information technology / engineering software…
JON CARLTONJon Carlton brings over 20 years of executive, business operations and leadership experience in the information technology / engineering software industry where he led teams to multiple years of double-digit growth. Most recently he served as Vice-President of ModernTech Corporation. Over the years, Jon has been involved in leading a variety of church small groups and classes and has served in deacon/elder leadership positions. He has a passion to see men, both young and old, honor God in all facets of their life, at home and in the marketplace. Jon has been blessed by over 26 years of marriage to his wife, Shelli. Residing in the Knoxville, TN area, they enjoy spending time with their five children, multiple grandchildren, and in the beautiful outdoors of East Tennessee.
After graduating from the University of Tennessee in 1980, Mike Todd spent over 38 years in the “Point-of-Sale” industry as…
MIKE TODDAfter graduating from the University of Tennessee in 1980, Mike Todd spent over 38 years in the “Point-of-Sale” industry as an executive leader for firms such as NCR, Agilysys, PAR Technology and Global Payments. Most of Mike’s corporate career focused on driving revenue growth and leading sales organizations, but also included roles as President and CEO. A native of East Tennessee, Mike met his bride (Laura) while living in Western North Carolina before moving back to Knoxville in 1987. Mike has a passion for serving Christ through serving others, particularly underprivileged youth in our urban communities where he mentors and coaches basketball at Emerald Youth Foundation. Mike and Laura love East Tennessee and all of it’s natural beauty while passionately following the Tennessee Vols sports teams and the Mountaineers of Appalachian State (Laura’s alma-mater). Mike and Laura are fortunate that their daughter (Darian) son-in-law (Jarrod) and grandson (Grey) also call Knoxville home!
Tyler Mackie joins the team after the last 20 years working in the Insurance and Financial Services industry. His experience…
TYLER MACKIETyler Mackie joins the team after the last 20 years working in the Insurance and Financial Services industry. His experience ranges from working with national companies, to starting his own independent office, to being acquired by a private equity group. His tenure working closely with business owners, executives, and decision-makers has given him a personal approach and a unique perspective to the issues facing employers and entrepreneurs in the marketplace. Originally from middle Tennessee and alumni of Tennessee Tech University before moving to Asheville North Carolina where he lived for 6 years before moving back to Tennessee where he met his wife. He and Jessica have been married since 2009, they have two children Maverick and Marley and call Johnson City home. He has been a CEO member of C12 since 2016, past Treasurer of the United Emmaus Community, and a partner of Redeemer Community Church in Johnson City since 2010.
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