Executive Team

Buck Jacobs

Founder

 

Buck is the Founder of The C12 Group, LLC and has written several books including I, Radical – A Light Shines Bright in Babylon – A Strategic Plan for Ministry, all available on amazon.com or in the C12 Group on line store www.c12group.com.

Buck’s earlier experiences include:

  • VP – Sales of the S.H. Mack Co. A founding member of FCCI (The Fellowship of Companies for Christ International)
  • Area Coordinator and National Training Director FCCI
  • CEO of The Executive Development Institute, with responsibility for 20 district offices, 50 sales trainers and 8,000 direct sales people.
  • President and Director of R.G. Haskins/N.A. Strand Corp., a manufacturer of specialty machine tools.

Buck currently lives in Demorest, Georgia, 85 miles northeast of Atlanta. He is happily married to Bonnie, has three lovely daughters, five “way above average” grandsons, and one very hugable granddaughter.

Mike Sharrow

President and CEO

Mike joined C12 as a member in 2010 while serving as an executive pastor for a large church in Texas and owner of a healthcare strategy consulting group.  Prior to that he had served in a variety of leadership roles in both operations and sales corporately for the Walgreen Company, financial services as well as strategic development work with Health by Design.  In 2011 he exited his commitments to join the local C12 practice in San Antonio as an associate chair serving CEOs across that market.  In 2013 he and a partner acquired the greater Central Texas region and stewarded it as it grew to a team of 8 full-time chairmen serving nearly 150 leaders.  Mike is passionate about collaboration, strategic planning, Gospel initiatives and BHAG endeavors.

With a background spanning Fortune 50 corporate settings, start ups, non-profit and local church, Mike has been discipled into an integrated life perspective around the calling all believers share to be disciple making disciples and ambassadors of Christ across all vocations and contexts.  It was in 2005 when God revealed to Mike the perils of a “sacred versus secular” duality in life and since then he’s been on the adventure of living one life in Christ, with work as worship, business as ministry and life as mission.

Mike grew up in Alaska, graduated from Trinity International University and the Loyola Graduate School of Business.  He married his bijou of an Iowa farmers daughter, Jacqui, in 2002 and they have 2 girls, Elayna and Sophia.

Dave Gullotti

VP of Market Development

David Gullotti joined the C12 executive team in 2014 with more than 20 years of experience in marketing, sales, franchise, and entrepreneurial startups. In addition to serving as Marketing Director for a multi-billion dollar firm, he has served as CEO and President for several entrepreneurial organizations. Most recently, as COO, he was instrumental in transforming an unprofitable $8 million company into a solidly profitable $25 million business in less than five years. In addition to his leadership prowess, David is a seasoned life and business coach with a BA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and an MS in Christian Counseling from Cairn University.

Troy Blackmon

VP of Field Operations

Troy came to The C12 Group in 2008, with a diverse background in executive leadership, sales development, team building, and operations. Through his role as VP of Field Operations and as the Managing Chair in Nashville, TN, he is committed to serve, equip and encourage CEOs and business owners to lead thriving companies that honor the Lord and serve people.

During his tenure at Chick-fil-A, Inc. Troy learned that business excellence and glorifying God in the marketplace go hand in hand. Troy managed a P&L of $35+ million in revenue and coached business owners in operational excellence and improving financial results.

In addition, Troy has been involved in leading small group ministry, including planting a church in Seattle, WA. Troy was formerly Partner at OneAccord, a management-consulting firm focused on accelerating revenue for mid-market companies. While at OneAccord, Troy was privileged to work with numerous technology companies in senior leadership positions, managing sales, marketing and business development activities. Troy most recently served as the President of a technology private equity group, where he led the management teams of 4 portfolio businesses.

Troy has been married to his high school sweetheart, Shanna, for over 23 years, and has been blessed with 4 children, Sam, Joel, Maggie, and Abi. He enjoys golf, and competing in marathons, triathlons and trail races with his family.

Kevin Miller

Vice President of Marketing

With over a decade of experience in marketing leadership, brand management, and business development, Kevin has helped numerous companies refine and implement plans to create exponential growth. 

Prior to joining C12, Kevin led a successful Florida-based brand strategy consulting business focused on growing small and medium sized businesses. Entrepreneurial in spirit, Kevin also has a diverse background in launching start-ups as well as helping struggling or stagnant businesses develop a new course of action. His experience incorporates knowledge from multiple industries including textile manufacturing and design, medicine, real estate, technology, web development, and the creative arts.

After attending the University of Central Florida where he studied Music Performance, Kevin became involved in worship arts and youth ministries, serving for several years in various leadership roles. He and his wife Beth, an elementary school administrator, have been married since 2000. Together with two sons Kyle and Kamden, they enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities including hiking, hunting, fishing, and backpacking.

 

Buck is the Founder of The C12 Group, LLC and has written several books including I, Radical – A Light Shines Bright in Babylon – A Strategic Plan for Ministry, all available on amazon.com or in the C12 Group on line store www.c12group.com.

Buck’s earlier experiences include:

  • VP – Sales of the S.H. Mack Co. A founding member of FCCI (The Fellowship of Companies for Christ International)
  • Area Coordinator and National Training Director FCCI
  • CEO of The Executive Development Institute, with responsibility for 20 district offices, 50 sales trainers and 8,000 direct sales people.
  • President and Director of R.G. Haskins/N.A. Strand Corp., a manufacturer of specialty machine tools.

Buck currently lives in Demorest, Georgia, 85 miles northeast of Atlanta. He is happily married to Bonnie, has three lovely daughters, five “way above average” grandsons, and one very hugable granddaughter.

Mike joined C12 as a member in 2010 while serving as an executive pastor for a large church in Texas and owner of a healthcare strategy consulting group.  Prior to that he had served in a variety of leadership roles in both operations and sales corporately for the Walgreen Company, financial services as well as strategic development work with Health by Design.  In 2011 he exited his commitments to join the local C12 practice in San Antonio as an associate chair serving CEOs across that market.  In 2013 he and a partner acquired the greater Central Texas region and stewarded it as it grew to a team of 8 full-time chairmen serving nearly 150 leaders.  Mike is passionate about collaboration, strategic planning, Gospel initiatives and BHAG endeavors.

With a background spanning Fortune 50 corporate settings, start ups, non-profit and local church, Mike has been discipled into an integrated life perspective around the calling all believers share to be disciple making disciples and ambassadors of Christ across all vocations and contexts.  It was in 2005 when God revealed to Mike the perils of a “sacred versus secular” duality in life and since then he’s been on the adventure of living one life in Christ, with work as worship, business as ministry and life as mission.

Mike grew up in Alaska, graduated from Trinity International University and the Loyola Graduate School of Business.  He married his bijou of an Iowa farmers daughter, Jacqui, in 2002 and they have 2 girls, Elayna and Sophia.

David Gullotti joined the C12 executive team in 2014 with more than 20 years of experience in marketing, sales, franchise, and entrepreneurial startups. In addition to serving as Marketing Director for a multi-billion dollar firm, he has served as CEO and President for several entrepreneurial organizations. Most recently, as COO, he was instrumental in transforming an unprofitable $8 million company into a solidly profitable $25 million business in less than five years. In addition to his leadership prowess, David is a seasoned life and business coach with a BA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and an MS in Christian Counseling from Cairn University.

Troy came to The C12 Group in 2008, with a diverse background in executive leadership, sales development, team building, and operations. Through his role as VP of Field Operations and as the Managing Chair in Nashville, TN, he is committed to serve, equip and encourage CEOs and business owners to lead thriving companies that honor the Lord and serve people.

During his tenure at Chick-fil-A, Inc. Troy learned that business excellence and glorifying God in the marketplace go hand in hand. Troy managed a P&L of $35+ million in revenue and coached business owners in operational excellence and improving financial results.

In addition, Troy has been involved in leading small group ministry, including planting a church in Seattle, WA. Troy was formerly Partner at OneAccord, a management-consulting firm focused on accelerating revenue for mid-market companies. While at OneAccord, Troy was privileged to work with numerous technology companies in senior leadership positions, managing sales, marketing and business development activities. Troy most recently served as the President of a technology private equity group, where he led the management teams of 4 portfolio businesses.

Troy has been married to his high school sweetheart, Shanna, for over 23 years, and has been blessed with 4 children, Sam, Joel, Maggie, and Abi. He enjoys golf, and competing in marathons, triathlons and trail races with his family.

With over a decade of experience in marketing leadership, brand management, and business development, Kevin has helped numerous companies refine and implement plans to create exponential growth. 

Prior to joining C12, Kevin led a successful Florida-based brand strategy consulting business focused on growing small and medium sized businesses. Entrepreneurial in spirit, Kevin also has a diverse background in launching start-ups as well as helping struggling or stagnant businesses develop a new course of action. His experience incorporates knowledge from multiple industries including textile manufacturing and design, medicine, real estate, technology, web development, and the creative arts.

After attending the University of Central Florida where he studied Music Performance, Kevin became involved in worship arts and youth ministries, serving for several years in various leadership roles. He and his wife Beth, an elementary school administrator, have been married since 2000. Together with two sons Kyle and Kamden, they enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities including hiking, hunting, fishing, and backpacking.