CEO | Executive Partner
Bruce Schronce is the founder and CEO of StrongLead. Bruce has worked with and developed leaders in North America, South America and Europe for over 25 years as a business executive, entrepreneur, speaker, mentor, training facilitator, spiritual leader and leadership coach. He specializes in challenging leaders to a comprehensive approach of personal lifelong leadership development, organizational perspectives, committed engagement, team building and action planning that lead to definitive and deliberate steps of positive growth and significant impact. Bruce is married to his childhood sweetheart, Sandy and they have two sons, Ethan and Hunter.
COO | Executive Partner
Chad is a Master Certified Coach who helps leaders, teams and organizations improve performance and well-being. He has coached top-level leaders around the world in technology, healthcare, marketing, finance and non-profit sectors. His areas of expertise include coaching, training, and performance development and he’s a qualified practitioner with assessments such as MBTI, LPI 360, and Core Values Index.
Chad is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University (BA), Duke University (MTS), Princeton Seminary (ThM), and Western Seminary (DMin). He has written several journal articles and books related to leadership and coaching, including the Amazon bestselling eBook, The Coaching Mindset. He lives in Hickory with his wife, three growing children, and Buster the wonder dog.
VP of Business Development
Ethan is an emerging leader with a passion to assist others reach their full potential, both personally and professionally. He has a strong love for building and growing relationships and has spent most of his career in client-centric roles specializing in sales, account management, and creating efficient, scalable systems. He’s a graduate of Liberty University and lives in Hickory with his wife Victoria and fur-child Zeke, a Chocolate Lab-GSP mix. Ethan is passionate about his community and serves on the Leadership Council for Hickory Young Professionals, is the Committee Chair for YoungLife Catawba Valley, and has been recognized as a Top 10 Under 40 award winner for NC’s foothills region.
Chuck is a Life Coach Consultant and has spent much of the last 20 years coaching and mentoring emerging leaders in both the business and non-profit world. As a leadership coach, he has aided many in their endeavors to develop businesses, staff and key leaders to success in their perspective worlds. With a strong understanding of people and process he has invested in small business and corporate leadership alike, as they navigate challenging transitions and growth.