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Virginia Blue Ridge

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 Lynchburg, Roanoke, and Rocky Mount to have their questions answered and their answers questioned.

Chairs

Business Forum Leaders in the Virginia Blue Ridge Area

GREG KING

Having spent over 20 years in the nation’s capital, Greg was called to develop the C12 practice in Virginia’s Blue…

GREG KING

Having spent over 20 years in the nation’s capital, Greg was called to develop the C12 practice in Virginia’s Blue Ridge mountains. Prior to his business career, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army for over 25 years before retiring as a Colonel. Greg spent nearly a decade as a leader in a global, high technology company. Greg’s faith, coupled with his business and leadership experience, make him the ideal C12 chair for Virginia’s Blue Ridge region. His personal mission is to encourage and equip Christian business owners to lead well and steward their businesses according to timeless Biblical principles. Greg’s passion is to see others succeed in their families, businesses and in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Greg and Kim have been married for over 35 years. Their daughter Sarah and her husband live in Charleston, SC.

TODD DODSON

Todd L. Dodson is a native of Roanoke, Virginia, and a graduate of Lord Botetourt High School in Daleville, Virginia….

TODD DODSON

Todd L. Dodson is a native of Roanoke, Virginia, and a graduate of Lord Botetourt High School in Daleville, Virginia. Following high school, he attended Appalachian State University. He was a four-year lettermen in football and a Distinguished Military Graduate in ROTC. Following graduation in 1985. Mr. Dodson was commissioned into the US Army Corps of Engineers. He served 7 years in the Corps of Engineers before he changed his career path and volunteered for Special Forces. He graduated from the Special Forces Qualification Course at Fort Bragg, NC. in May 1991. Mr. Dodson served in numerous positions over the next 18 years which took him all over the world. His final deployment was to Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served as the Chief of Staff for Combined/Joint Special Operations Task Force – Arabian Peninsula. He oversaw the conduct and support of over two thousand combat operations through the Iraqi theater, involving forces from all services, Iraqi military, and Iraqi police forces. Mr. Dodson retired after 25 years of service at the rank of Colonel when his last assignment was the US Special Operations Command liaison to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Following retirement, Mr. Dodson returned to the Roanoke Valley in Virginia.

Upon his return, Mr. Dodson worked for the Blue Ridge Beverage Company, Inc. and Lawrence Companies, Inc. He currently is the Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President of Operations for Beacon Wealth Consultants, Inc., a financial advisory firm located in Roanoke.

After losing his first wife to cancer in 2009, Todd remarried the former Lisa Hammer Crawford in 2011. They have three daughters, and one son-in-law.

“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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