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MAY 3-5, 2023
Denver, CO

Gaylord Rockies

The world’s largest
gathering of Christian
CEOs, business owners, & executives

Register for CURRENT'23

CURRENT is the largest gathering exclusively designed for Christian CEOS and business owners across diverse market segments aligned by a common vision to change the world by advancing the gospel in the marketplace.

Featuring wisdom from successful Christian CEOs and business owners who vulnerably share their best faith-at-work practices, stories, and lessons learned, CURRENT is for the gospel-driven and results-minded leader.

Connect with peers. Exchange ideas. And leave inspired and equipped to faithfully lead your business to the highest standards of excellence, innovation, ethics, caring, and generosity.

Join us May 3–5, 2023, in Denver, CO, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center.

Early bird rates are available until December 31.

Early Bird Registration

Watch last year’s recap video to get a feel for what it’s like to attend CURRENT.


The conference will be at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. Rooms are available at our discounted rate of $235/night on a first-come, first-served basis, so we suggest booking sooner than later. Most guests find that booking Wednesday–Friday is best. The conference begins Wednesday with check-in at 3 pm and ends Friday at 11 am. Book your room at the discounted rate by following the button below or calling 1-720-452-6900 and mentioning C12.

Hotel Reservation


CURRENT is regarded as a world-class experience because it is designed by executives for executives. Our speaker line-up consists of over 20 marketplace leaders addressing the primary and relevant challenges that span key areas of business. Read their bios below to start getting to know this impressive group we get to hear and learn from!

Plenary Speakers

Joan Maxwell

Jason Brown

David Kinnaman

Casey Crawford

Casey Crawford

Talitha Phillips

Danilo Brizola

Danilo Brizola

Bryan Engram

Bryan Engram

Mike Sharrow



Brandon West

James Kwon

Impact Beyond Featured Videos

Brandon Christensen

Davin Salvagno

Mark Beebe


Breakout Speakers

Geoff Eliason & Andy Limes


  • When does the conference begin?
    Registration and check-in are Wednesday, May 3, 3–5 pm. The opening banquet and ceremony begin at 6 pm.
  • What is included in the registration fee?

    The fee includes access to speaker sessions; meals on Wednesday evening, throughout Thursday, and Friday morning. Guests are responsible for travel and lodging at the Gaylord Rockies.

  • How should I travel from the airport to the conference?

    If you are flying into Denver International Airport (DIA), the hotel is only 12 minutes away. Our schedule is full of activities on site, so a quick trip in a cab or ride-share service may be your best option for transportation. However, if you are driving to the event or choose to rent a vehicle, you may self-park for $29 a day or valet for $39.

  • What is the conference attire?

    Recommended dress for the conference is business casual. No need for men to pack a tie, although you will likely see a few ties and blazers at dinner Wednesday evening. Keep in mind that most hotels maintain quite low temperatures, so pack according to your comfort.

  • What is your refund policy?

    We understand things happen and schedules change. To request cancellation, email [email protected] We will deduct a $200.00 processing fee from any refunds requested before February 1, 2023. We will refund 50% of the registration fee for any cancellations requested February 2–April 1. After April 1, we will not be able to provide a refund. Tickets are non-transferrable.

  • What is the cost of hotel rooms?

    Rooms are $235/night and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. We also have a limited number of rooms blocked at the discounted rate for Friday night if you would like to extend your stay.

    To make a reservation, call 1-720-452-6900 and mention C12 to receive the discounted room rate. Reserve Now

Additional Questions

Our team would love to help you! Contact [email protected] for assistance.

  • Tom Ewing

    Tom Ewing Ministries, Inc


    Good Comma Editing


    Christian Employee Alliance

  • Great sales teams don’t just happen.  Creating a revenue-generating sales team is straightforward but not easy. Any change requires commitment, breaking bad habits, and a willingness to have difficult conversations. We get it. Our proven systems give your sales team the skills and tools needed to build a sales machine geared for long-term success.

    Topaz Consulting

  • At RoleModel, we craft custom software, tailored to your business, by collaborating with you. Our high-performance Craftsman-led teams learn your business and collaborate with experts to create a long-term sustainable solution for your business. As C12 members ourselves we relish the opportunity to amplify the expertise of other C12 companies in building their business for a greater purpose.

    RoleModel Software

  • The Marketing Leadership Company. Atlas Rose strives to elevate Brand, Mission, and Culture, through executive-level marketing leadership.

    Atlas Rose Marketing

  • PHOS is a strategy-first digital marketing agency. We are a team of passionate digital creatives helping businesses identify opportunities for growth through strategic consulting, branding, web design, and marketing.

    PHOS Creative

  • Helping families pursue the relationships that matter most. FamilyLife exists to help families grow together and impact their corner of the world. We believe family is the greatest untapped resource for bringing good to the world.


  • WaterStone is a Christian foundation that comes alongside givers, advisors and ministries to provide trusted counsel.  Since 1980, WaterStone has assisted givers and their advisors by crafting customized innovative giving strategies, no matter how complex or unique, that help individuals minimize taxes and maximize the impact of giving to their favorite charities.  Our expertise is working with business owners and stewards of family wealth to unlock the giving potential of their non-cash assets like real estate, business interests, oil and gas and agricultural commodities. Our strategists stand ready to create Personalized Charitable Plans utilizing Business Interests, Real Estate, Appreciated Assets, Charitable Trusts, Giving Funds and more. Find out how to give and receive the most from complex assets with WaterStone.


  • Through a diverse portfolio of products and experiences, the Global Leadership Network (GLN) is committed to developing and strengthening leadership skills to maximize transformation.

    Global Leadership Network


    His Way at Work

  • Alliance Defending Freedom is the world’s largest legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom, free speech, marriage and family, parental rights, and the sanctity of life. We defend your most cherished liberties in Congress, state legislatures, and courtrooms across the country—all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court if necessary. 

    Simply, we passionately strive to keep the doors open for the Gospel.

    Alliance Defending Freedom

  • Best Christian Workplaces Institute is dedicated to equipping and inspiring Christian leaders to create flourishing workplaces.  We believe Christian-led organizations should set the standard as the best, most effective places to work in the world. In doing so, they will not only achieve their God-given purposes but also attract people to Christ. 

    Founded in 2002, we help measure and improve the health of organizations through our employee engagement survey360 Leadership Review process, and culture consulting services.   

    We view BCWI as a ministry and as a result, we are organized as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. 

    Best Christian Workplaces Institute


    Sedera Health 

  • RightNow Media @ Work is a voluntary, faith-based streaming library of leadership videos, professional development training, and personal care resources for Christian business leaders to share with their employees. This streaming library offers more than 20,000 videos from leaders like Patrick Lencioni, John Maxwell, Liz Bohannon, and Henry Cloud, plus content on marriage, parenting, personal finance, and mental health. Business leaders can support their employees at home and at work by giving every person in the organization unlimited access to this great resource—available anytime, anywhere, on nearly any device.

    RightNow Media 

  • Marketplace Chaplains believes the gospel of Jesus Christ transforms lives and is the power of God to salvation. We affirm a gospel-centered prominence and preeminence in our marketplace mission where we exist to share God’s love in the workplace by providing an employee care service through Chaplain Teams. Since 1984, Marketplace Chaplains provides a personalized and proactive employee care service through Chaplain Care Teams comprised of male, female and ethnically diverse Chaplains making worksite visits and available 24/7, nationwide for personal problems and crisis events. Over 1800 professionally trained Chaplains will visit 5,000 locales this week in public, private and Senior Living companies across North America.

    Marketplace Chaplains

  • Many Christians struggle to share Jesus. It leaves us feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, or even guilty. At The Pocket Testament League, we understand. That’s why we created a simple method to sharing Jesus that works for anyone. In fact, we have taught millions of Christians around the world how to share the gospel over a hundred and fifty million times. Together, with other business leaders and ministry partners, The League is working to invite 130 million people to meet Jesus by 2028.

    Pocket Testament League

  • Corporate Chaplains of America (CCA) creates meaningful, proactive, life-changing engagement with your employees and their family. We are accountable for helping you maximize your BaaM (Business as a Mission), providing both pragmatic and eternal (Bema) ROI. Our true value comes in crisis, and our Chaplains are available 24/7/365. CCA Chaplains have over 4 million employee contacts annually, driving nearly 400,000 deeper conversations. CCA’s mission is to “build caring relationships with the hope of gaining permission to share the life-changing Good News of Jesus Christ in a non-threatening manner.”  Every year, we see 10,000 Life-Change decisions for Christ through our Chaplains. Connections, conversations, and caring relationships add up to great company culture.

    Corporate Chaplains of America

  • NCF: Growing generosity through businesses nationwide

    As a business leader devoted to stewarding God’s resources well, we know that you want to make the most of one of your greatest assets, your company. That’s where we can help. For more than four decades, the National Christian Foundation (NCF) has come alongside Christian CEOs, business owners, and executives to help them make wise giving decisions, avoid costly tax mistakes, be more strategic, and thrive in their calling to make a difference beyond the bottom line through biblical generosity. With 30 offices nationwide and the most creative giving solutions available today, we’ve mobilized more than $15 billion for 71,000 charities including $4.5 billion in non-cash gifts such as business interests and real estate. With NCF as your guide, you have a team of charitable giving experts to help you leverage every opportunity for greater giving.

    National Christian FoundationNational Christian Foundation

  • James Kwon


  • Brandon West

    PHOS Creative

  • As C12’s vice president of field operations, Mark leads a team that directly supports more than 140 full-time Chairs who equip over 3,200 C12 members. He is passionate about helping leaders mobilize wisdom in their lives and businesses. In the last two years, C12 membership has grown 35% as Mark has driven Chair performance, brand execution, continuous development, and accountability.

    Mark lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, Kim, and three children.

    Mark Beebe

  • Davin Salvagno is the founder & CEO of PurposePoint, a leadership training and organizational development firm, and the co-founder of The Purpose Summit. Passionate about helping people and organizations fulfill the purpose for which God created them, he is also an inspirational speaker and the author of Finding Purpose at Work. Davin’s insights have helped hundreds of organizations worldwide engage their purpose, inspire their people, and increase their impact.

    Davin resides in Michigan with his wife Amy and their two children.

    Davin Salvagno

  • Brandon Christensen is the president of Adilstone Group, a global talent acquisition firm committed to redeeming the people business. Bringing his 25 years of expertise in leadership, recruiting, and international business, Adilstone partners with businesses to help them scale and place employees in the Middle East and around the world. Under Brandon’s leadership, Adilstone celebrated its best year yet in 2021 amid the pandemic and is poised for even more growth.

    Brandon lives in Newnan, Georgia, and loves spending time with his wife and two daughters, watching and playing sports, and traveling the world.

    Brandon Christensen
    Adilstone Group

  • Robert Netzly

    Inspire Investing

  • Rachel Nguyen

    Harmony Women's Care Center

  • Matt Cuff

    Just Q’in BBQ

  • Levi Smith

    Franklin Building Supply

  • Leslie Ryan

    Reliable Electric & S2S Strategy

  • Lee Arnold

    Secured Investment Corp.

  • Larry Griffith

    Corporate Chaplains of America

  • Geoff Eliason & Andy Limes

    SDR Ventures

  • Evans Karuiki

    Circle K Supply Chain Solutions

  • Dean Harrington

    Shamrock Home Loans

  • Craig Wilburn

    Team Dynamo/Keller Williams Gainesville

  • Brittany Zeller

    Tiny Feet Early Intervention

  • Mike is the CEO of C12 as well as a member of the Board of Directors. Mike joined C12 first as a member in 2010, then served as a Chair from 2011–2015 before taking the role of CEO in 2016. Mike previously spent years in healthcare, financial services, local church leadership, and consulting in Chicago and San Antonio. Mike’s purpose in life is to lead people to live their destiny while catalyzing movements of sustainable gospel flourishing.

    He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, Jacqui, and two daughters, Elayna and Sophia.

    Mike Sharrow

  • Bryan Engram is the CEO/CCO and co-founder of Brazen Animation. Before founding Brazen, Bryan oversaw projects for top studios like Walt Disney, Dreamworks, Blue Sky/Fox, Warner Brothers, and Sony. Under Bryan’s direction, Brazen’s credits include work on WB’s Space Jam 2, Addams Family 2, SCOOB! 2, and EA Sports: Madden, among many others. He’s been on the shortlist for the Oscars and nominated for numerous production awards. A creator at heart, Bryan is passionate about telling stories of redemption and purpose.

    Bryan and his wife, Toni, live in Richardson, Texas, with their two girls, Kate and Grace, and their dog Halo.

    Bryan EngramBryan Engram
    Brazen Animation

  • Danilo Brizola is the founder of Snowman Labs, a digital solution company specializing in software development and UI/UX design. Under Danilo’s leadership, Snowman Labs went from a startup with zero venture capital to a multimillion-dollar business, serving clients around the globe, including Volvo, RCI Bank, HBR, and Lockthon. While the company focuses on digital transformation, Danilo is even more passionate about enabling heart transformation. To that end, he founded LightUp, an organization supporting and equipping Kingdom-focused startups.

    Sharing his life with his wife Mailin, Danilo has the privilege of being a father of two little princesses, Melissa and Isabela.

    Danilo BrizolaDanilo Brizola
    Snowman Labs

  • Hired as Director of Claris Health at age 23, Talitha Phillips spearheaded the organization’s transition from a small resource center with a $90K annual budget to a licensed medical clinic with a $2M budget. Now serving as CEO, Talitha has successfully developed a model of care that addresses racial and health disparities, especially among people of color. Talitha is known for finding common ground in a polarized world, has worked at the US Senate, and has led numerous teams to work with orphans and human trafficking victims in Uganda, Africa.

    Talitha lives in Thousand Oaks, California, with daughters Riley and Addy and Labradoodle Bowie. She enjoys spinning, F45, walks on the beach, traveling, good food, and finding a yummy matcha latte.

    Talitha Phillips
    Claris Health

  • Former Super Bowl champion Casey Crawford is the co-founder and CEO of Movement Mortgage, a $30 billion retail mortgage lender and a six-time member of the Inc. 5000 list. He is also the founder of Movement Schools, a network of tuition-free charter schools providing world-class education in underserved communities. Casey was a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, received the HousingWire Vanguard award, and has been featured by national media outlets, including CNBC, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal.

    An avid outdoorsman and Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitor, Casey lives outside Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife, Michelle, and daughters, Cadie and Josie.

    Casey CrawfordCasey Crawford
    Movement Mortgage

  • Dr. Kah Hooi Lim leads C12 in Malaysia and Singapore as the area’s Managing Chair. Coaching CEOs and business leaders for 25 years, Kah Hooi has courageously built a thriving faith-based entrepreneurship community in a challenging faith environment. He co-founded The Encubator with a vision to transform the marketplace in the majority Muslim nation of Malaysia through biblical entrepreneurs. He also helped launch the Emmaus Business School (EBS) and has lectured on his Biblical Entrepreneurship model in four countries.

    He and his wife Peggy have been married for forty-four years and have three children and four grandchildren.

    Kah Hooi Lim
    C12 Malaysia and Singapore

  • David Kinnaman is the author of the bestselling books Faith For Exiles, Good Faith, You Lost Me, and unChristian. He is CEO of Barna Group, a leading research and communications company that works with churches, nonprofits, and businesses ranging from film studios to financial services. Overseeing more than two million individual interviews and thousands of US and global research projects, his insights have impacted the strategic direction of countless faith-based organizations.

    He lives in Ft. Worth, Texas, and has three children.

    David Kinnaman
    Barna Group

  • Jason Brown walked away from a successful NFL career to answer God’s call to establish First Fruits Farm, a hunger relief organization in North Carolina. Over the past ten years, the farm has grown, harvested, and donated over one million pounds of food to needy families throughout the Carolinas. They host more than 50 weddings annually in their historic dairy barn and 100,000+ attendees at their annual hot air balloon festival.

    Jason considers his most important role in life to be that of loving and leading his wife, Tay, of nineteen years, and his eight children.

    Jason Brown
    First Fruits Farm

  • Joan Maxwell is the co-founder of Regulator Marine, one of the most respected brands in the boating industry with a 121,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Edenton, North Carolina. Regulator Marine is the proud recipient of 19 Customer Satisfaction Index awards and the North Carolina Department of Labor’s top safety award—the North Carolina Star. She serves on the National Marine Manufacturer’s Association (NMMA) Divisional Board and was recently inducted into its Hall of Fame.

    Joan lives in Edenton, North Carlina, with her husband of 37 years, Owen. She enjoys being on the water in a boat and sharing life lessons in faith and business.

    Joan Maxwell
    Regulator Marine