ABOUT

ABOUT US

MISSION

Thrive’s Mission is to serve as a powerful catalyst for entrepreneurs to experience Extraordinary Success in Business and Life.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

We believe that all growth, especially extraordinary and sustainable growth, begins from within. It is after expanding awareness and then beliefs regarding what is possible for each person - not what is theoretically possible for everyone - that each individual can fully utilize and achieve his or her potential, and the potential that any peer advisory board, course, or community offers.

We believe that business is a means to an end and is not an end in itself. Therefore, our focus on Extraordinary Success serves the deeper purpose of experiencing an Extraordinary Life. Thrive's focus is on achieving success in business and in life rather than professional success at the expense of personal life.

Finally, we believe that entrepreneurs experience unique challenges and opportunities. Accordingly, our specialized focus is working with entrepreneurs and our resources are dedicated to this special and gifted group of people.

OUR COMMITMENT

Our commitment to each and every person in the Thrive Community is to provide a supportive, powerful, and transformative environment in which to achieve extraordinary outcomes that would not have been predictable or possible prior to working together. 

To accomplish this commitment we personally lead all Peer Advisory Boards, Courses, Seminars, Coaching, and Strategy Intensives. We are available during and outside of scheduled sessions to answer questions and to assist participants to benefit from the full potential that Thrive has to offer.

In short, we are committed to helping each person Thrive in business and in life.

JOHN ZENTGRAF & DANNY BALLARD

Most important to John and Danny, their personal life missions are to make a positive, transformative difference for each person they have the opportunity to serve.
For more than 25 years, John has owned manufacturing, processing, and service businesses in start-up, turn-around and growth environments. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with Distinction. 

In addition to more traditional, formal studies, John has studied transformation and the methods of assisting people to experience transformational outcomes in their businesses and their lives. 

John has served as the Board Chair for Colorado Youth at Risk, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to positively transform the lives of youth and to serve as a catalyst for change.


For more than 25 years Danny has been an entrepreneur and has been successful in developing a multi-state financial planning practice with more than 500 active producers, creating a mortgage company and recruiting more than 1,400 representatives, serving as a Vice President of Sales & Marketing for a financial planning firm with more than 7,000 representatives and the National Sales Director for a multi-state property & casualty insurance agency.

Danny enjoys motivational speaking and is a catalyst and charismatic leader with a passion for helping others succeed. He has attended hundreds of sales meetings and conventions, having both hosted and won numerous incentive trips. He has developed presentations and training curriculum, hosted compliance meetings, and excels in one-to-one coaching as well as small and large group presentations.

Danny is actively involved with his community, church, and values family and close friendships as his greatest asset.
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