Chief Executive CONNECT

$995.00 / year with a 3-month free trial

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Membership Requirements

Chief Executive CONNECT exists as a community by and for CEOs committed to confidentiality, mutual support, and dedication to excellence. As such, we reserve the right to enforce our Code of Conduct and limit membership to top decision makers holding the CEO, President, Owner, Managing Director or Managing Partner titles at our discretion.

Chief Executive CONNECT


Chief Executive CONNECT is a confidential, community of high-performance CEOs dedicated to mutual support. To nurture and protect the community, you agree to the following simple guidelines: 

  1. Respect and Professionalism: Always engage in a respectful and professional manner. Offensive or inappropriate content will be removed.
  2. Privacy: Keep others’ information private. Don’t share or post personal information about someone else without their permission. Abide by the Chatham House Rules: members are free to use information from discussions, but may not reveal who made any particular comment.
  3. No Selling or Spam: This is a place for knowledge exchange, not advertising. Please avoid promoting products or services.
  4. Give Credit: Share your own insights or give credit where it’s due. Do not post copyrighted materials without permission.
  5. Moderation: Our team may edit or remove content and may restrict or ban users who violate these guidelines. 
  6. Disclaimer: While we encourage valuable exchange, remember that advice or tips shared here might not be suitable for every situation. Use your own judgment and consider consulting with a professional before making major decisions based on information from this community. 
  7. Changes: We may update these guidelines from time to time. Continued use of the community means you agree to those updates. 

Thank you for being a valuable member of our community! Let’s keep this a constructive and helpful space for all. 

Chief Executive Group LLC reserves the right to terminate membership for violation of this Code of Conduct, Community Norms or at its sole discretion. If you have any questions or need assistance, please reach out to [email protected]. 


Strategic Planning Workshop

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process

Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:

  1. Lack of systematic approach (70%)
  2. Laundry lists without prioritization (68%)
  3. Decisions based on personalities rather than facts and information (65%)


Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns.  They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning.  Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process.  This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented.  If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form.  The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.

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Women in Leadership Seminar and Peer Discussion

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations. 

Limited space available.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $495 will be added to your total.

Golf Outing

10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS

General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.

The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.

To sign up, select this option in your registration form. Additional fee of $295 will be added to your total.