October 26, 2009

Vol. 25 , No. 04   


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Creating Great Leadership Organizations: Achieving Results with Integrity
GREGG VANOUREK ‘92
BOB VANOUREK P'92
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2009

Gregg Vanourek, CMC ’92, is a founding partner of New Mountain Ventures, a personal leadership development firm serving clients nationwide, co-author of Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives (2008), and has launched several consulting and educational ventures. His father, Bob Vanourek, is a retired chief executive with a thirty-year business career, focused on leading companies or divisions experiencing extreme challenges.

The Vanoureks will discuss their forthcoming book, Creating Great Leadership Organizations: Achieving Results with Integrity. Having interviewed professionals at fifty organizations such as Google, GE, Xerox, Procter and Gamble, and Ashoka about leadership and leadership philosophies, they discuss practices that foster values-based leadership.

Bob Vanourek has taught leadership at Denver University’s Daniels College of Business and at Colorado Mountain College and is Chairman Emeritus of the Vail Leadership Institute. He is a Baker Scholar graduate of the Harvard Business School and a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University in economics. Bob and his wife, June, have two sons and five grandchildren. They won the Colorado Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service in 2003.
Gregg Vanourek holds an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, where he graduated magna cum laude and was an Academic All-American soccer player, with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. He serves on the Board of the Vail Leadership Institute. Gregg lives with his wife and daughters in Heby, Sweden.

The Vanoureks will discuss their forthcoming book, Creating Great Leadership Organizations: Achieving Results with Integrity. Having interviewed professionals at fifty organizations such as Google, GE, Xerox, Procter and Gamble, and Ashoka about leadership and leadership philosophies, they discuss practices that foster values-based leadership.

The Kravis Leadership Institute at CMC is honored to sponsor the Vanoureks’ presentation as part of KLI’s Leadership Day at CMC.