Strategic Mentoring for San Diego Area CEOs

Chairmen’s RoundTable (“CRT”) is a group of highly accomplished former CEOs and business unit leaders who devote their time to helping select San Diego companies navigate their business challenges. Faced with vital strategic decisions, CEOs of more than 600 companies have turned to CRT for pro bono guidance, learning from leaders of companies such as Harley-Davidson, Burger King, SAIC, Northrop Grumman, Seagram, Freedom Communications, Scripps Health, AT&T, Pepsi, 3Comm, and SeaWorld.


Invaluable Advice

Chairmen’s RoundTable’s (“CRT”) members exchange ideas, expertise, and connections with clients. Through a proven 6- to 9-month process, CRT helps CEOs and their companies become more successful.

How Does CRT Work?

Working in small teams, CRT mentors engage with CEOs and/or company owners to identify and define strategic issues. Then, through a proven 6- to 9-month process and over a series of meetings, mentors help clients create and implement solutions. In addition to using their insights and skills, mentors may recommend and assist in the retention of tactical specialists. Client companies also can present to the entire CRT mentoring group, from which they can gain the perspective of more than three dozen mentors with a wide range of industry and functional expertise.

Who is Eligible?

Owners or CEOs of closely held companies are invited to apply by clicking below. While exceptions are sometimes allowed, general guidelines for eligibility are:

  • Is an established businesses with $2 million or more in annualized revenue
  • Has a minimum of five employees
  • Does not currently have a formal set of
    advisors or a board
  • Is not in a financial crisis
  • Is not actively seeking investors
  • Has a coachable CEO
  • Does business in San Diego.

What’s the Catch?

There is no catch. Since our founding in 1997 our sole mission has been to strengthen San Diego’s businesses, one company at a time. We provide our proven mentoring process to qualified businesses as a community service. Mentors are forbidden from accepting any compensation or position with a client’s company for a minimum of two years after the CRT engagement ends. Our mission is solely and purely to enhance the strength of San Diego’s business community by providing intimate mentoring, one company at a time.




Success Stories

Learn how San Diego area businesses have worked with Chairmen’s RoundTable to identify business challenges, develop strategies, implement solutions, and achieve sustained growth and success.