Mitch Priestley

ForumSherpa Certified Facilitator

Mitch Priestley, life-long entrepreneur and award-winning businessperson, is a ForumSherpa Certified Facilitator. Mitch travels to speak, to train, and to facilitate Forum retreats, where he introduces breakthrough Forum 2.0® ideas, tools, and resources to assist Forums in reaching their next level of success and depth.


• EO Member Forums
• YPO Member Forums
• Independent Forums
• Peer Groups
• Young Adult Forums
• Corporate Team Leaders
• Senior Leadership Teams
• C-Suite Executives
• Franchisors & Franchisees
• Facilitators & Coaches
• Non-Profit Leaders
• Church Leaders


John Maxwell Certified Coach
• Forum 2.0® Certified
• ForumSherpa Certified Facilitator


• Forum Basics
• Forum 2.0®
• Forum Depth
• Strategic Planning
• Goal Setting
• Accountability
• Building Trust
• Business Deep Dive
• Leadership Development
• Communication
• Conflict Resolution
• Team Building
• Transitions
• Effective Meeting Strategies
• Negotiation Skills


$2,500 – $6,000 depending on the length of facilitation

My Story

Mitch Priestley is a lifelong learner with degrees in Leadership (2012) and Economics (2019). Mitch began his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 17, founding a computer training company, which he led for 28 years to a successful sale before retiring at age 45. His company received local and national awards for quality, fast-growth, and “best companies to work for.”

Mitch specializes in facilitating retreats for groups desiring to explore level three bonding. He brings the fresh approach of Forum 2.0® tools to bear in the confidential, high-trust environment of a solid Forum.

Mitch is a negotiation and leadership skills trainer who enjoys computer programming, skiing, motorcycling, and scuba diving. He currently is studying Spanish and hopes one day to walk the 500-mile Camino de Santiago in Spain.

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