Randy began leading the C12 Group Tidewater in 2007 to help leaders renew their minds, hearts, and vision to better serve God in their business. He began his career in finance working on Wall Street for Merrill Lynch, in M&A for Marshall and Co. in Atlanta, and as Chief Financial Officer for IMG Ltd, an Information Services company based in Switzerland. After turning his life to God in mid-career, Randy moved with his wife and children to Philadelphia to earn a PhD and teach business. He taught Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy and Leadership for the next 20 years at Wharton, Boston College, and Regent University. As professor, researcher and consultant his chief passion was helping leaders take the personal and organizational risk of innovation.
Today, Randy leads the C12 Group, which facilitates Ceo roundtables and coaches business executives in Richmond and Coastal Virginia who want to change and grow: their business, their leadership in family and culture, their relationship with God. Having struggled mightily to grow throughout his life, he now has the great privilege of coming alongside business leaders and growing with them.
Randy holds a BSME from UVA, an MBA from Columbia and a PhD from Wharton. He was trained in Transformational Leadership Coaching at Regent University and co-authored The Christian on Monday Morning: Essential Readings for Living the Faith at Work. Randy and his wife, Shelley, open their home in Williamsburg to 20-somethings who want to get to know them and each other in community. Shelley is the gift God gave him that makes all the trials worthwhile. Their daughter Emily is a nurse in Charlottesville, and their son Andrew is a health care consultant in Richmond.
Ralph brings a unique blend of credentials to his role as C12 Chair in southeastern Virginia - entrepreneurial business founder/CEO, university Bible instructor and top gun fighter pilot. Ralphs life purpose is to honor Christ by building Kingdom Builders in the marketplace.
Ralph learned to integrate Christian faith and Biblical principles into business leadership during 15 years as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Regent University s Graduate School of Business, where he had opportunities to teach Christian values, entrepreneurship, and international business. This role followed seven years of teaching Bible and church history at Regent Universitys School of Divinity, where Ralph taught the whole counsel of God and pioneered a distance learning Bible survey course for hundreds of Divinity graduate students. Prior to this time, Ralph had 20 years of business experience, as CEO of RAM Aviation and board member of various public and private companies, as well as six years as a US Navy fighter pilot serving on USS Forrestal.
During 50 years of lifes challenges and successes, Ralph learned that I cant (didnt), but He can (did), and He is in me and I am in Him. The pastor who led Ralph to the Lord helped him to learn this truth and gain the courage to follow the Lord in anything that would enhance the Kingdom. In roles with Regent University and C12, Ralphs greatest contribution has been encouraging entrepreneurs to build His Kingdom by being everything they can be for Christ in the marketplace. He has been with C12 since 1999.
Ralph holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia, an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Regent University, and is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Flight training School. Ralph and his wife Cathy live in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Curt gained extensive experience in leadership, team-building, and leadership development during his 34 years in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer, prior to retiring as a Rear Admiral. He was chief executive of several organizations during the latter half of his Navy career and has lived in many parts of the country, as well as overseas.
After his military career, Curt served as Chief Operating Officer for Prison Fellowship, the largest prison ministry in the United States. Having seen the amazing transformations that Jesus has worked in prisoners lives, Curt now looks forward as a C12 Chair to see how God will equip Christian business leaders in Northern Virginia to reach their full potential in the marketplace.
Curt earned his B.S. in Management at the Naval Academy, his M.S. in National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, and has done coursework toward a doctorate in Higher Education Leadership. Curt has been married to his wife, Ann since 1974. They have a son and a daughter, Ian and Casey, who both are married. Both are part of Navy families and have provided their parents with the joy of three grandchildren. Curt and Ann live in Leesburg, attend Cornerstone Chapel, and lead a church small group. They enjoy numerous activities together, especially jogging, golf, and gardening.
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 a U.S. Army officer for over 25 years, retiring as a Colonel in 2005. Greg spent nearly a decade as a leader in a high technology company as the Vice President for Legislative Affairs. Greg’s faith, coupled with his business and leadership experience, make him the ideal C12 chair for Virginia’s Blue Ridge region. His mission is to encourage and equip Christian business owners to lead their businesses with 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 30 years. Their daughter is a Physical Therapist in Charleston, SC where she lives with her husband.
Nigel is a uniquely qualified executive and certified coach who has achieved success across a broad set of diverse operational and executive roles prior to becoming a high impact executive coach and trusted CEO advisor. His style and success has been highly influenced by his experiences in sports and leading large cross-functional teams. He has coached and advised CEO’s and senior teams across a variety of industries and disciplines in public, private for-profit, and nonprofit companies both domestic and internationally.
Nigel’s corporate experience has included roles as Chief Talent Officer for a global digital marketing agency, leading the start-up effort for Customer Service and Airport Technologies at JetBlue, and a variety of senior roles at USAirways including running its largest hub and as managing director of the global operations control center.
Nigel credits a strong foundation anchored in God, family, and sport along with life lessons taught by great leaders, coaches, and mentors for his ability to navigate 20 roles, 13 relocations and 11 mergers/acquisitions with consistently strong results.
He has been walking with Christ since he was 8 years old and has been active in his local church leading men's groups and co-leading couples ministries with his wife of 14years Andrea, who in addition to being a certified executive coach is an attorney and Ph.D. teaching ethics at the university level. They have coached and facilitated as a team for a variety of executive teams and view the C12 mission as the ultimate calling. They have one daughter and two granddaughters and reside in Alexandria, Virginia.
Attending Marshall University on a football scholarship Nigel receive his degree in Management and Finance.