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Strategic Advisor

David Kiihnl has had a 40-year relationship with our founding organization Centennial and both of our co-founders.

Mike Sipple, Sr. And David worked together while David was the CEO of leading organizations. They built high-performing teams and helped more organizations through board and succession planning than most duos in the greater Cincinnati region.

David has assisted Mike Sipple Jr. and Sr. on multiple strategic plans. David is a strategist and an authentic leader at heart and has one of the most thorough approaches to strategic planning.

Mike Sipple, Jr. often credits David to being one of his personal and professional mentors -- a leader who cares about him both personally and professionally. David is a lifetime friend of the family, advisor, and mentor of the Talent Magnet Institute.

David also was the founding board chairman when TMI began and helped form a strategic plan to bring the organization to life. He has proven time and time again that being thoughtful, focused on your customers, and focused on the culture of your team creates powerful results.

David is also the owner and president of David Kiihnl & Associates, and an advisor to owners and leaders of rapidly growing businesses, family enterprises, and non-profit organizations.

David began his career with 12 years at The Drackett Company. His decision to later become entrepreneurial resulted as president then owner of Loth, Inc., gaining 16 years of first-hand experience as the owner of a growing enterprise.

David was also a partner of a start-up manufacturing company in Mt. Orab, Ohio, and then focused his efforts on assisting business owners and organizations with strategic planning, growth, succession planning, and solving difficult business challenges.

David has served two terms as a board member of the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on four boards for businesses in the Cincinnati area. He is also the lead facilitator with The Goering Center for Family and Private Business –The Next Generation Institute – at the University of Cincinnati.

We are honored to have David as a key team member of the Talent Magnet Institute.


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