Chris McChesney

Chris McChesney

Best-Selling Author “The 4 Disciplines of Execution”. Global Practice Leader of Execution at FranklinCovey

Chris McChesney helps organizations achieve results through improved execution of strategy.

Chris McChesney is currently the Global Practice Leader of Execution for FranklinCovey. He is the featured presenter of FranklinCovey’s 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX), one of Amazon’s top 10 bestselling business audios.

Chris has been the primary developer of 4DX methodology for more than a decade. He has participated in numerous client-requested case-study videos, is featured in FranklinCovey’s 4DX overview videos, and is one of FranklinCovey’s most in-demand speakers worldwide. In his role developing FranklinCovey’s Execution Methodology throughout the last decade, Chris has led change efforts that have become many of FranklinCovey’s most noted Case Studies. This includes working directly with numerous companies such as Shaw Industries, Kroger Supermarkets, Coca-Cola, Comcast, Home Depot, Frito-Lay, Lockheed Martin, Gaylord Entertainment and Northrop Grumman.

Chris has driven change efforts that have resulted in:

• 50% increase in guest satisfaction within 9 months (One of the largest convention hotel chains in the U.S.)
• 60% reduction in reoccurrence of child maltreatment (Statewide Health & Human Services Agency)
• 50% reduction in Six Sigma project completion time (global manufacturer)

Chris has been with FranklinCovey for more than 20 years. He began working for Stephen R. Covey in 1991 as his publicist. Since then, Chris has become a Consultant, Managing Director and General Manager within the organization. He has spent his professional years dedicated to helping organizations achieve results through improved implementation of strategy.

• #1 Best-Selling Author, The 4 Disciplines of Execution
• Publicist for Dr. Stephen R. Covey as 7 Habits became New York Times #1 Best-Seller
• Co-managing Director, FranklinCovey Southeast Region
• Featured speaker, The 4 Disciplines of Execution videos and webcasts
• Practice Leader of Execution, FranklinCovey

“…the 4 Disciplines offer [an approach] that engages people´s hearts and minds toward a common goal unlike anything I’ve seen.”


New York Times bestselling author

“HANDS DOWN! Chris McChesney is one of the most dynamic, real, energetic, and thought-provoking persons we have met.”


Executive Director, 1NService

“The commitment to excellence starts with a commitment to execution. Chris knows what it takes to provide a simple framework any team can use to achieve their Wildly Important Goals.”


CRO, Sprinklr

“The energy, passion, and fun that he delivers when he speaks make the event a ‘Do Not Miss’ occasion.”


General Manager, Coushatta Casinos