Leadership Coaching & Executive Development

Leadership and managing people are challenging. Often, only the steady counsel of an experienced 3rd party can provide you the clear unbiased advice, training and knowledge you need to get to the next level. CEBI certified coaches provide one-on-one leadership coaching, executive development for individuals or groups, and professional assistance.

Chief Executive Boards International
Kent McKown
Tel. 864-527-5917

With over 20 years of corporate and entrepreneurial leadership experience, Kent has led several growth and transitional stage companies through start-up, high-growth, turnaround, restructuring and strategic transactions.  His roles have included CEO, COO and CFO as well as board advisor, consultant and coach. Kent offers guidance and coaching in the following areas:

  • Value Growth Consulting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Exit Planning
  • Merger and Acquisitions Advisory
  • Valuations

Chief Executive Boards International
Kevin Minton
Tel. 864-527-5917

Kevin is the lead architect of the latest success surrounding Chief Executive Boards.  As the Owner and CEO of this organization, many look to Kevin for business and life guidance, board advisory, business coaching and mentoring.  Simply stated, Kevin improves the value of you and your business.  Many look to Kevin for guidance with:
  • Executive Coach and Mentor
  • Leadeship Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Time Management, Work/Life Balance
  • Sales & Marketing 
  • Performance Management
  • Organizational Planning and Development

Celestia International

David Rippe

David is the founder and president of Celestia International, an executive development, strategic marketing communications and creative services firm. David has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in increased sales for his clients. Some of these clients include IBM, Wendy's, Microsoft, Sony, Navigant, Xerox, Kendle International, Ingram, 3Com, Cisco, the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Break the Cycle, Inner-City Teaching Corps, and many more.

David offers extensive expertise in executive coaching and consulting, developing strategic marketing communications plans and business plans having helped numerous organizations grow rapidly—and intelligently. Services include:

  • Leadership Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sales Mastery
  • Marketing Strategy & Communication
  • Web Development
  • Social Media

Before founding his own company David was head of marketing for a national computer reseller and was the chief architect and implementer of a fast growth strategy that took the organization from 3 to 30 locations, and grew sales from $17 million to $650 million in four years.  

Sandy Blaha Performance Consulting

Sandy Blaha


We've been taking companies and individuals further, faster for over 20 years. Whether you're looking to enhance performance, develop leadership skills, create a world-class team, or simply desire a planned approach to exit the business at top dollar, we can get you there.

  • Performance Management
  • Key Personnel Assessment and Coaching
  • Failsafe Exit Strategy
  • Leadership Succession Roadmap
  • The Leadership Mindset™ Workshop for Emerging and Developing Leaders
  • Team Building Retreats
  • Pathway to Success:  Aligning People, Strategy, Execution, Skills and Culture
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