Chris Ice

Christopher P. Ice is the CEO and Founder of Ice Executive Coaching & Consulting based in Winter Park, FL. He has led numerous organizations in the for-profit and non-profit sectors with revenues as high as $100M and assets over $280M. He has owned his own healthcare company, was CEO of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph and most recently, the President and CEO of Ave Maria University in Florida. In addition, Chris has consulted with private equity firms across the country with revenues in excess of $20B and now shares his vast experience of successfully rebuilding organizations through Ice Executive Coaching & Consulting.

Chris’ multitude of experiences in multiple industries—insurance, higher education, hospice, non-profit, and consultation—have helped him fine-tune a leadership style that gets results, empowers the people, and goes above and beyond the bottom line bringing record ROI’s to each organization he serves. He currently serves on the board for Young Catholic Professionals of Orlando, is the co-founder of the Business Department Advisory Board at Franciscan University of Steubenville and is a founding board member of the non-profit, Growth Through Grief, serving widowers throughout the world.

Chris received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from St. Mary of the Plains College in Dodge City, KS, and later earned his MBA from Franciscan University of Steubenville. He has shared his personal experiences in his newly published book, “Walking the Leadership Tightrope: How to Balance Career and Family through the Chaos of Crisis” and is a keynote speaker at many events throughout the country.

On a personal note, Chris still holds the NAIA Baseball Career Batting Average record with a .480 career average while in college. He is also the proud father of seven children and grandfather of three.