• VALS 2016


    Values-Aligned Leadership Summit

    Thursday, April 21, 2016
    Westin Westminster - 10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020

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    Mark SanbornKeynote Speaker: Mark Sanborn

    Mark is the president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea lab for leadership development.

    In addition to his experience leading at a local and national level, he has written or co-authored 8 books and is the author of more than two dozen videos and audio training programs on leadership, change, teamwork and customer service.

    Mark’s book, The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary is an international bestseller and was on the New York Times, Business Week and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. His recent books include You Don’t Need a Title to be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere Can Make a Positive Difference, The Encore Effect: How to Achieve Remarkable Performance in Anything You Do, Up, Down or Sideways: How to Succeed When Times are Good, Bad or In Between. And his latest book Fred 2.0: New Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results.

    Mark is a past president of the National Speakers Association and winner of The Cavett, the highest honor bestowed by that organization. In 2007 Mark was awarded The Ambassador of Free Enterprise Award by Sales & Marketing Executives International.



  • 2016 Sponsors


    The opportunity for networking between students and executives is a distinctive of VALS. Through these intentional interactions, VALS attendees have a far-reaching impact in the lives of Colorado Christian University students. Students and executives alike benefit from engaging with the day’s speakers, and VALS 2016 will present a theme that is especially relevant to the state of Colorado and our nation.

    For information and to sponsor VALS 2016

    Please contact Paul Eldridge, Vice President of Development at peldridge@ccu.edu or call 303-963-3093