Chief Executive Officer
Chris Myers is an accomplished executive, entrepreneur, and author, joining the team with over 10 years of experience starting and growing companies to scale. As Colorado Lending Source’s Chief Executive Officer, Chris is an innovative pioneer, entrepreneurial enthusiast, and small business zealot. Ultimately, he ensures that the organization remains aligned with our mission in order to provide access to reasonable capital to small businesses.
Chris is incredibly passionate about empowering his team, creating efficiencies, and bridging gaps all in the name of helping small businesses succeed. He gives back to the community by participating as a board advisor for numerous companies and has been featured as an industry expert by participating in speaking engagements such as TEDx.
Lastly, we would be remiss if we didn’t tout that Chris has also worked as a contributing columnist to Forbes Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, just to name a few! As you can see, he’s passionate about sharing his knowledge with the entrepreneurial community and also has two books that can be purchased on Amazon. (Enlightened Entrepreneurship: How to Start and Scale Your Business Without Losing Your Sanity, and The Enlightened Franchise: Straight Talk from the Franchising Industry’s Radical Outsiders.)
Get to know Chris a little better…
What is something most people don’t know about you?
“I have a near-encyclopedic knowledge of Star Wars cannon and an unhealthy obsession with Stoic philosophy.”
What is your personal purpose?
“My purpose in life is to be the best husband and father I can possibly be, while simultaneously trying to make a dent in the Universe.”
What is the strangest thing you have eaten?
“Horse salami. Don’t ask!”
How would you describe yourself?
“I believe that a quote attributed to Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor and Stoic Philosopher, best describes my personality and outlook on life... ‘The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.’”