About Speaker Chris Edmonds…
S. Chris Edmonds is the founder and CEO of the Purposeful Culture Group.
After a 15-year career leading and managing teams, Chris began his consulting company in 1990. Since 1995, he has also served as a senior consultant with the Ken Blanchard Companies.
Over the years Chris has worked for clients in industries including automotive, banking and financial services, government, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing, non-profit, retail, sales, pharmaceutical, software, and technology.
Chris has helped clients consistently boost customer satisfaction and employee engagement by 40 percent each and results and profits by 35 percent.
Chris is the author or co-author of seven books, including two Amazon best sellers – his latest book, The Culture Engine, and Leading At A Higher Level with Ken Blanchard.
Chris has delivered over 5,000 presentations to rave reviews from audiences as large as 5,000.
Chris is one of Inc. magazine’s “Top 100 Leadership Speakers,” Recruiter.com’s “10 Corporate Culture Experts You Need to Pay Attention To,” and Richtopia’s “Top 200 Influential Authors.”
He received his master’s degree from the University of San Francisco in Human Resource and Organizational Development. He is a professional member of the National Speakers Association.
Chris is an accomplished musician and performer. He provides guitars, banjo, mandolin, and vocals for Graystone Records recording artist, the Brian Raine band. Two singles from the band’s 2009 debut album made the Billboard country charts.