What do you get when you mash up a former Army intelligence officer, with a former corporate Vice President, and a successful Founding CEO? You get a leader named Todd Uterstaedt who is super passionate about helping great Founders become successful CEOs.
Todd launched the "From Founder To CEO" platform in March of 2015 and has seen it grow as the go-to resource for Founding CEOs to become better leaders. As host of the popular "From Founder To CEO" podcast, Todd is on a mission to ensure Founding CEOs have the leadership tools necessary to build, scale, and lead the company of their dreams.
Todd’s entrepreneurial journey started after serving as a decorated U.S. Army Intelligence Officer and successful Vice President of a global organizational development company. Todd liquidated his retirement funds to co-found Baker & Daboll, LLC, one of Greater Cincinnati’s leading executive coaching firms.
Since then the company has not only launched the global platform, “From Founder To CEO,” but he and his colleagues also launched the acclaimed “Daughters in Charge” platform that supports the develop of daughters around the world who work in their family businesses.
As an in-demand executive coach and speaker, Todd has been described as “Invaluable,” “Top-notch,” “The best,” and possessing “A great ability to connect, touch, move, and inspire you.” He has been profiled, interviewed, and quoted in many media outlets such as PBS Television, Wall Street Journal Radio, The Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, Inc. Magazine, CNNMoney.com, American City Business Journals and many publications in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he lives.
As an expert in entrepreneurial leadership development, he earned his BA in Communication Arts from Hofstra University in New York and his MS in Organizational Leadership from Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati. He lives in Mason, Ohio with his wife and two children.