Great Leadership is Found in The Heart of a Leader


A New Expression of Leadership Development

25+ Years of Leadership Excellence

A visionary, entrepreneur, and leadership coach with more than 25 years of experience starting, running, and selling companies. A builder's journey that serves as a model for other striving executives pursuing a big dream, in work and life.


As the founder of multiple comanpies, I built a collaborative approach in one of the toughest industries to do business. My team was recognized as a "Top Workplace" winner for over a decade, twice being ranked the #1 company to work for in Central Ohio.

Investing in my professional development was the best career decision I've ever made.

Here's why...

12 Essentials of Personal Excellence

Regardless of whether we are building leaders one-on-one or facilitating team practices, we always center our efforts on the pursuit of personal excellence. We believe that excellence must be built individually before it can spread organizationally. True leadership comes from the heart of the leader, from their CORE.

8 Essentials of Leading Teams

The 8 Essentials of Leading Teams focuses beyond leading oneself to leading others. Committed followers cannot be bought. Leaders are believers. Great leaders believe in their calling and in themselves. Great leaders' beliefs inspire, and this inspiration is the greatest gift a leader can give a team.

Chet Scott, CEO

Chad has an infectious smile that comes from a genuine, giving heart. He is a believer in the deepest sense of the word. He will out hustle everyone around him and come up with more ideas than can possibly be implemented. Chad is a man of his word. If you engage with him, you had better lace your sneakers uptight, and get ready to get after it. You and he will never be the same. - Chet Scott, Built to Lead



Authority Building

My work at Authority Magazine involves interviewing amazing people who are doing incredible things with their business. My articles are published on Medium's homepage, which has more than 60 million visits each month. Our domain authority is 96, which is why our stories often appear at the very top of search results. If you're a leader making a difference, launching a new service or product, have a great story about your journey, or you want to push a social impact. Discover the value of digital media through my interviews and articles available on Medium.



Leadership - Entrepreneurship - Social Impact - Purpose

Chad has a unique ability to extract stories, real-life examples, and actionable insights from experienced professionals through an engaging, thought-provoking, and thorough interview style. He connects, communicates, organizes, and manages expectations well. He was a pleasure to work with and someone I’d like to work with again. - Jennifer Musser JLM & Assoc

If I hadn't been part of it myself, I would not have believed how Chad could transform his entire company into a rock-solid team of leaders who would run through walls for each other. I worked with Chad every week for 2 years and watched his team build trust and grow stronger. Anyone who was part of it will tell you, Chad is like no other coach in the world, and Built to Lead is like no other program. -Daniel Steinberg, Strategic Advisor- The Maggid Method

Chad is someone that I deeply admire. His commitment to making a difference in people’s lives coupled with his passion and discipline is incredibly motivating to be around. He’s someone I trust implicitly and can always turn to for guidance and support.

Brett Kaufman, CEO of Gravity

I get a front-row seat to watch a lot of leaders as they engage with their teams. Working with Chad was great. He built a strong, engaged, and highly functional leadership team. As they implemented EOS, I watched Chad make deliberate decisions that allowed him to elevate into his role as a visionary. This transition freed him up to start new ventures. I often refer new clients to work with Chad because I know he'll provide value. - Alex Freytag, Entrepreneur and EOS Inmplementer

Chad is a powerhouse. He has boundless energy, extraordinary drive, and tremendous vision...but to to it off, he’s legitimately one of the most caring entrepreneurs I know. He is what innovation and vision look like when they are in the hands of a real connector. While working with Chad, I was deeply impressed by the culture he’s cultivated - an absolute business rock star. - Jon LoDuca, CEO of Playbook Builder

Chad's impact on leadership and business innovation is nothing short of inspirational. His approach to executive coaching at BUILT TO LEAD is a perfect match. His expertise in educational and organizational leadership is evident in his ability to build cohesive, high-performing teams. Chad's passion for excellence is contagious. His influence and methodologies are invaluable assets to any organization.- Kary Oberbrunner, CEO of Blockchain Life

Chad has been one of the most influential leaders in my life, both personally and professionally. His mentorship and guidance truly shaped me into the leader I am today through consistent, and oftentimes brutal, practice. Chad’s ability to build people and teams is unmatched and extremely valuable for both businesses and individuals. Alicia Paley