The Experts


CEO Think Tank® members and their executive team receive complementary invitations to attend our Quarterly Learning events, where we invite expert speakers to talk on a variety of topics. We also conduct two Learning Events each year which are also included in your membership fee on relevant business subjects ranging from Driving Strategic Innovation to the Seven Stages of Business Growth to Managing Your Salary Cap.

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Cheryl Beth Kuchler

Ms. Kuchler is the President of Ballantree Consulting Corp and the Founder of CEO Think Tank®. She has over 25 years of experience providing business advisory services, leading strategic change initiatives, coaching executives, designing leadership training and development programs, and supervising production areas.

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Chris Burkhard

Chris BurkhardIn 2001, Chris founded CBI Group, a recruitment solutions company. True to the Outside-In® way, CBI adapts and evolves their solutions in response to customer needs.

In the last few years, CBI Group has partnered with Barton Career Advisors and relaunched the Placers brand to offer outplacement and staffing services to better serve their customers. As President, Chris leads by a strategic, customer and culture-centric example.

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