Our Kingmakers
"The main ingredient in stardom is the rest of the team." --Coach John Wooden

Andy Ruppanner

"The Wizard"

"The Wizard" blends wisdom with tactical leadership to advance multinational corporations or promising startups. His goal: to positively amplify the greatness within the companies he works with.

Andy holds several leadership roles. He is the President of Company Builders (New Mexico), Senior Partner at Santa Fe Consulting Group and CEO of Sky Pilot, a native 3D technology company.

Ruppanner is a seasoned corporate titan having been Vice President at Office Depot, where he led the design and launch of the Tech Depot line of business. Additionally, he was Senior Vice President at IBM, where he directed the field launch of IBM as a services company. Andy also led IBM's Management Development program, launched an Operational Planning Consultancy and held executive positions in Field Engineering, Marketing and Sales.

Andy is a "Patriot" for American businesses, he is an 'in demand' Public Speaker for communicating the role of business as the primary economic engine to grow and develop communities in partnership with education, government and civic entities.

Ruppanner holds an MBA from Emory University and currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his family. Andy’s hobbies include spending time with his family and friends, mentoring status-quo defying Founders and the good life.

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Our Fundamental Values

Massive progress is never made by the majority peacefully deciding to get better. Advancements, improvements and giant leaps forward for mankind have always been brutal, painful as well as dangerous. The individuals and groups of caring people who choose to boldly move forward in spite of those deep risks are brothers- and sisters-in-arms with us.

AMBITION

Adding value to individuals, society and the world is Priority One. Improving standards of living, empowering positive communities and inspiring the next-generations to do even better are fundamental human qualities, albeit often de-prioritized. We make it fundamental to each task we're a part of.

SERVICE

It is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. It precedes all worthwhile habits. It forges through despite overwhelming odds. "Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment." --Jim Rohn

DISCIPLINE