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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 in the Phoenix metro to have their questions answered and their answers questioned.

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Business Forum Leaders in the Greater Phoenix Area

MIKE STANLEY

Mike brings three decades of success growing privately-held companies, developing leaders, and advising CEOs and business owners. His work a…

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MIKE STANLEY

Mike brings three decades of success growing privately-held companies, developing leaders, and advising CEOs and business owners. His work a C12 Greater Phoenix builds upon more than 30 years of executive experience in the medical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, food service, and technology sectors. Mike has guided companies of all sizes and maturities:  From start-ups to over $200M in revenue, from sole ownership to complex shareholder structures including private equity. Mike’s professional background includes:

  • C-level experience with companies ranging from 25 to 2,500 employees
  • Led 20 M&A transactions both as buyer/integrator and as successful exit seller
  • Built cultures that excelled during explosive growth
  • Served on Boards for diverse organizations including HonorHealth
  • Active community volunteer focused on the education and healthcare needs of Arizona

Education:

  • Master of Business Administration from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Arizona State University

Mike and his wife, Cheryl, live in Phoenix and are members of Camelback Bible Church where Mike is involved with marketplace ministry outreach efforts. They have five children and enjoy traveling—which is fortunate since three of their kids are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees out-of-state.

“When I found C12, I knew that I was among leaders who would join me in a commitment to demonstrate that we are indeed managing God’s businesses for Him. Our fight for excellence unites us in ways that transcend the diversity of industries we represent. We apply the ideas differently in each company, but as C12 members, we are united in principles of excellence.”

Cassandra Laymon | President, Beacon Wealth Consultants

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