2023 Summit Conference

TLC Kick Off Summit

Sept 23-24, 2023

The 2023 Teton Leadership Summit was a transformative event designed for the leader in all of us who aspires to develop and embody next-generation leadership practices. A growing body of evidence shows that when we deepen into a broader sense of purpose, we can create healthier lifestyles, more engaged workforces, strong communities, and powerful bottom lines.

Visit our YouTube Channel to explore the recordings from our community of world-class thinkers and local leaders and learn more about connecting with your purpose, values, and vision, and discover how to engage wider in collaboration, interdependency, and innovate within complex systems.

Keynote Speakers

Nick Craig

Nick Craig is the President and Founder of Core Leader, a global development firm committed to waking up those who will wake up the many. He is the author of “Leading From Purpose: Clarity and the Confidence to Act When It Matters Most.”

Betsy Myers

Betsy Myers has extensive experience in the corporate world, government settings, and in higher education. A well-known expert on emerging leadership trends and women’s leadership, and is the author of “Take the Lead: Motivate, Inspire, and Bring Out the Best in Yourself and Everyone Around You”.

Craig Chalquist, PhD

Craig Chalquist, PhD, is a professor, published author, and corporate consultant who explores sagehood, soulful leadership, and the power of imagination and sense of place to reframe how we lead. He is a co-editor of “Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind.”

Jim Ritchie-Dunham, PhD

Jim Ritchie-Dunham, PhD, is the president of the Institute for Strategic Clarity and co-host of the Global Initiative to map the social topography of human agreements, affiliated with Boston College and Harvard. He is the author/co-author of “Leadership for Flourishing” (forthcoming), “Agreements,”  “Ecosynomics,” and  “Managing from Clarity.”

Matthew McCarthy

From starting in a family business to leading $1 billion-plus global companies, Matthew has been at the forefront of re-inventing business to drive results through purpose. He was the CEO of Ben & Jerry’s for the past 5 years, leading the company to its greatest period of financial growth and social mission impact. Matthew has received broad recognition including Cannes Gold Lion, Fast Company’s Most Creative People In Business, Adweek’s Brand Genius award, and Columbia Business School’s Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics.

To view all our Kickoff Summit Videos, please visit our YouTube page

“The speakers were so impactful and I feel like I left the weekend feeling inspired with new ideas to implement with our staff, but also how we show up in the community as an organization.”


“The ideas you are speaking to are things I think about all the time and I would love to be involved in some dialogue about how we make the changes we need to make to address the deep flaws in our economy that have resulted in so much suffering and destruction in our world. We live under an economy that prioritizes quarterly profit margins above all else. So that is what we have, quarterly profits. Our economy also assumes infinite resources and that we must have ongoing growth. We live on a finite planet with finite resources and the idea that a thriving economy requires constant growth is equivalent to cancer growing in the body and causing harm.”


“That was a fantastic conference. I really liked how you integrated the local stories into the themes of the expert talks. I honestly got something meaningful out of every element and came away excited to explore how I can become a stronger leader, both professionally and personally as the mom of a teenager and the leader of my own life.”





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