About Chris

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Chris Hutchinson is Trebuchet Group’s founder and leader. He helps clients through facilitation of small and large group retreats and meetings, coaching and mentoring executive leaders and speaks on effective leadership and teams.

After years of building Legos® and treehouses around the world, Chris went to school for a Mechanical Engineering degree and a Masters in Business Administration. His experiences in the military and the corporate world taught him that great leadership can be learned, and that everyone is in some way a leader. And ignited a passion for helping people grow and be their best!

Chris wants to help create a world where people care for and respect themselves, each other, and the environment. To do so he believes we must inspire businesses to be a greater positive force in the world. His calling is to model, teach, and support businesses and people to be that positive force.

Chris strives to create an environment of success for himself and everyone he works and plays with so they can enjoy doing their best work. He’s been described by clients and peers as a visionary, inspirational catalyst for positive change.

He is active in Toastmasters International, Vistage Worldwide, and NSA Colorado. He is an avid organic gardener, tandem tricyclist, and old house buff. Chris loves having adventures with his wife and their four children.

Media Mentions & Interviews

The Power of Ripple: Developing Truly Impactful Leadership - Forbes Magazine

Don’t Let One Employee Ruin Your Great Company Culture - Fast Company Magazine

3 Leaders Reveal Their Hardest Conversations - Michael Hyatt


How to Develop Leadership & Self-Awareness to Run an Effective Impact Driven Organization - Grow Ensemble Podcast Interview

Better Teams for a Better World - The School of Connection Podcast Interview

The Power of Ripple: Developing Truly Impactful Leadership - donothing Podcast Interview

The Impact Interviews - Work Alchemy Podcast Interview

The Ideal Leader - Listening vs. Talking - Gut & Science Podcast Interview

Turning Thought Into Action - Imperfect Action Podcast Interview

Giving Yourself and Your Team Permission to Fail - Small Business Storytellers Podcast Interview

Organizations Go As Far As the Leaders Grow and Let Go - The Movement Podcast Interview

Taking Care in Business with Chris Hutchinson - Taking Care in Business Podcast Interview