Chris Edmonds is a Denver-based singer, songwriter, and performer. He’s a working musician with the Zester Hatfield band.
The band, formed in 2007, includes Brian Raine (vocals, guitars, keyboards), Billie Owens (vocals, guitars), Chris (vocals, guitars, banjo, mandolin), and Kevin Dillman (drums).
Chris started playing guitar in 1964 – soon after the British Invasion. He was performing for audiences by 1967 and hasn’t stopped since. He’s played from LA to San Francisco to Austin and now in Denver.
Chris is an ASCAP songwriter.
Chris is a sought-after speaker, author, and executive consultant with his own firm, The Purposeful Culture Group.
He’s one of Inc. magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers in 2018, Global Guru’s Top 30 organizational culture experts 2018-2020, and South By Southwest’s featured speakers in 2015.
Chris is the author of seven books, including Amazon best-sellers Good Comes First and The Culture Engine. Good Comes First helps leaders build and sustain an uncompromising work culture where respect is as important as results.