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Will Dixon

Managing Chair

Will‘s passion is to see dramatic advancement and improvement in people and companies. C12 offers an excellent platform to apply Will’s 40+ years of business process experience along with God’s redeeming grace, from which the Lord works incredible transformation in the businesses and lives of his clients. His spiritual commitment to Jesus Christ, business experience and academic background (MBA from Duke University) contribute to his effectiveness as a C12 Area Chair and business coach. He founded the NC Capitol Area C12 Group in 2003. Will lives in the Raleigh, NC area with his wife, Lynn.

 

Will has spent most of his career improving business operations to achieve greater efficiencies, quality and faster time-to-market as an employee, manager of consulting organizations and as owner of Advanced Business Strategies, a business consulting company. Personally, and through his organizations, he has provided consultation services to scores of Fortune 500 companies across many industries.

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Jim Doherty

Chair

Jim is a career global senior operations executive with extensive P&L experience in operations, sales and marketing, and product development. Rising from the hourly ranks to lead a $400 million global division, Jim has a passion for the continuous improvement of processes and products as well as the integration of Christian principles in the workplace that glorify God. He has an excellent track record with successful ‘greenfield’ startups, turnarounds, restructurings, and quality/productivity improvement on four continents. With 40+ years of experience in both union and non union environments, Jim has successfully negotiated union contracts and global purchasing agreements, implemented ISO 9000 standards and Lean Six Sigma processes in six divisions of a North American manufacturing company, and is a certified Six Sigma ‘Black Belt.’

 

Jim presently serves a large Christian non-profit organization as Board Director, in addition to his roles as church treasurer, deacon, and Gideon Scripture Distribution Chairman and Regional Program Leader. He is a graduate of Philadelphia University (B.S.), Central Michigan University (M.A. in Management and Supervision), and Webster University (MBA). Jim resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife of over thirty years and their four children.

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William Ray

Chair

William Ray is a Raleigh, North Carolina native with a passion and calling to help business owners steward and grow what God has entrusted to them. Will and Nancy own a photography business that they’ve built and grown over the course of the last eight years. A Dave Ramsey-trained Financial Coach*, Will has worked with and coached scores of business owners and individuals to help them manage their personal and business finances more effectively. While working at Walgreens he completed the Applied Drug Store Management training program.

In addition to his time as a financial consultant, Will spent nearly five years in full-time vocational ministry at Celebration Church in Raleigh. Will and his wife Nancy took their passion about stewardship seriously to the point that they became completely debt free, including their home and business. He received his B.A. in Communication/Public Relations from North Carolina State University.

Will resides in Raleigh with his wife Nancy and their daughter, Milly.

*Completion of this training does not make me an employee or agent of Dave Ramsey, nor give me the right to speak for or bind him, nor constitute an endorsement by him.

  • Connect with William Ray

Will‘s passion is to see dramatic advancement and improvement in people and companies. C12 offers an excellent platform to apply Will’s 40+ years of business process experience along with God’s redeeming grace, from which the Lord works incredible transformation in the businesses and lives of his clients. His spiritual commitment to Jesus Christ, business experience and academic background (MBA from Duke University) contribute to his effectiveness as a C12 Area Chair and business coach. He founded the NC Capitol Area C12 Group in 2003. Will lives in the Raleigh, NC area with his wife, Lynn.

 

Will has spent most of his career improving business operations to achieve greater efficiencies, quality and faster time-to-market as an employee, manager of consulting organizations and as owner of Advanced Business Strategies, a business consulting company. Personally, and through his organizations, he has provided consultation services to scores of Fortune 500 companies across many industries.

  • Connect with Will Dixon

Jim is a career global senior operations executive with extensive P&L experience in operations, sales and marketing, and product development. Rising from the hourly ranks to lead a $400 million global division, Jim has a passion for the continuous improvement of processes and products as well as the integration of Christian principles in the workplace that glorify God. He has an excellent track record with successful ‘greenfield’ startups, turnarounds, restructurings, and quality/productivity improvement on four continents. With 40+ years of experience in both union and non union environments, Jim has successfully negotiated union contracts and global purchasing agreements, implemented ISO 9000 standards and Lean Six Sigma processes in six divisions of a North American manufacturing company, and is a certified Six Sigma ‘Black Belt.’

 

Jim presently serves a large Christian non-profit organization as Board Director, in addition to his roles as church treasurer, deacon, and Gideon Scripture Distribution Chairman and Regional Program Leader. He is a graduate of Philadelphia University (B.S.), Central Michigan University (M.A. in Management and Supervision), and Webster University (MBA). Jim resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife of over thirty years and their four children.

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William Ray is a Raleigh, North Carolina native with a passion and calling to help business owners steward and grow what God has entrusted to them. Will and Nancy own a photography business that they’ve built and grown over the course of the last eight years. A Dave Ramsey-trained Financial Coach*, Will has worked with and coached scores of business owners and individuals to help them manage their personal and business finances more effectively. While working at Walgreens he completed the Applied Drug Store Management training program.

In addition to his time as a financial consultant, Will spent nearly five years in full-time vocational ministry at Celebration Church in Raleigh. Will and his wife Nancy took their passion about stewardship seriously to the point that they became completely debt free, including their home and business. He received his B.A. in Communication/Public Relations from North Carolina State University.

Will resides in Raleigh with his wife Nancy and their daughter, Milly.

*Completion of this training does not make me an employee or agent of Dave Ramsey, nor give me the right to speak for or bind him, nor constitute an endorsement by him.

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Our Members Say It Best

C12 is the largest and fastest growing Peer Advisory Group experience in the United States. Why?  The C12 Group is not a business Bible study. It's not a professional networking group or a guest speaker forum. It's a movement of Christian business leaders truly changing the world in and through the marketplace.

Click on the videos of Members below to hear why they have chosen the C12 Group.

Meeting Information

Wake Forest C12 Group
Wakefield Plantation

Chair:

Jim Doherty

Meeting Type:

C12 Group

Meeting Time:

9 AM - 4 PM on the 3rd Thursday of every month

Location:

Wakefield Plantation
2201 Wakefield Plantation Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614

Central Raleigh C12 Group
Carolina Country Club

Chair:

Will Dixon

Meeting Type:

C12 Group

Meeting Time:

9 AM - 4 PM on the 2nd Thursday of every month

Location:

Carolina Country Club
2500 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27608

Fayetteville C12 Group
Highland Country Club

Chair:

Jim Doherty

Meeting Type:

C12 Group

Meeting Time:

9 AM - 4 PM on the 3rd Wednesday of every month

Location:

Highland Country Club
1105 Highland Country Club Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28305

Cary C12 Group
MacGregor Downs Country Club

Chair:

William Ray

Meeting Type:

C12 Group

Meeting Time:

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM on the 2nd Tuesday of every month

Location:

MacGregor Downs Country Club
430 Saint Andrews Lane
Cary, NC 27511

North Raleigh C12 Group
North Ridge Country Club

Chair:

Will Dixon

Meeting Type:

C12 Group

Meeting Time:

9 AM - 4 PM on the 3rd Wednesday of every month

Location:

North Ridge Country Club
6612 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

Wake Forest C12 Group
Wakefield Plantation

Chair:

Jim Doherty

Meeting Type:

C12 Group

Meeting Time:

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of every month

Location:

Wakefield Plantation
2201 Wakefield Plantation Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614

North Raleigh Key Players Group
North Ridge Country Club

Chair:

Will Dixon

Meeting Type:

Key Players Group

Meeting Time:

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of every month

Location:

North Ridge Country Club
6612 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

Cary Key Players Group
MacGregor Downs Country Club

Chair:

William Ray

Meeting Type:

Key Players Group

Meeting Time:

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of every month

Location:

MacGregor Downs Country Club
430 Saint Andrews Lane
Cary, NC 27511

Wake Forest Key Players Group
Wakefield Plantation

Chair:

Jim Doherty

Meeting Type:

Key Players Group

Meeting Time:

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on the 2nd Wednesday of every month

Location:

Wakefield Plantation
2201 Wakefield Plantation Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614

Raleigh Key Players Group
Carolina Country Club

Chair:

Will Dixon

Meeting Type:

Key Players Group

Meeting Time:

9 AM - 4 PM on the 3rd Thursday of every month

Location:

Carolina Country Club
2500 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27608

C12 Wives Group
Carolina Country Club

Chair:

Will Dixon

Meeting Type:

Wives Group

Meeting Time:

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM on the 3rd Thursday of every month

Location:

Carolina Country Club
2500 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27608

C12 Wives Group
Carolina Country Club

Chair:

Will Dixon

Meeting Type:

Wives Group

Meeting Time:

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM on the 2nd Wednesday of every month

Location:

Carolina Country Club
2500 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27608

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