1993

Wall Street Journal identifies Leadership at the Peak and LDP, and names them #1 and #2 in the leadership category.  The San Diego campus relocates and expands.

1994

1994 – Robert J Lee becomes the new president; CCL adds more customized approaches to tailored to the needs and challenges of intact groups within an organization. Center employees grow to 400 and revenue is now $35M.

1995

1995 – the 25th anniversary of CCL and two new programs are launched – African American Leadership and Leadership and High Performing Teams.  

1997

The size of the facility in Colorado Springs is doubled with a new addition to the building.

1998

John Alexander becomes the first president from within CCL’s Ranks. The Center’s employees base expands to a total of 500+ and revenue is now over $45M.  The Greensboro office expands by adding a 192,000 square foot addition to the Smith Richardson building. The popular series Ideas into Action Guidebooks is launched.

1999

Business Week ranks CCL #1  and the title of world’s top provider of leadership education”. 

2000

 CCL launches Leadership in the Context of Difference, a global initiative to develop a model of leadership effective in organizations comprised of diverse peoples and cultures.

2001

The Visual Explorer tools are launched to aid difficult group discussions.

2002

The Internet Assessment System (IAS) , allows participants and raters to complete assessment forms online. Standing at the Crossroads: Next Steps for High-Achieving Women is published.

2003

The Center, delivering programs in Asia since the 1980s, establishes the CCL_Asia campus to broaden custom solutions offerings, and coaching and assessments in address leadership needs of multinational companies, government-linked agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

2005

CCL receives a $4 million grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to design a national fellowship program that will develop nearly 300 emerging leaders in health-related nonprofits in 9 U.S. communities.

2007

John Ryan, a former Navy pilot and retired Vice Admiral, is named as CCL’s new President. The World Leadership Survey is administered online in 14 different languages and will provide great insight on leadership practices throughout the world.

2008

Offices in Moscow, Russia and Jamshedpur, India are opened. Bringing the total number of offices to 10.

2010

After reducing its workforce by 25% the year before due to the global recession, CCL serves NGOs in Africa by partnering with Unity University in opening an office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Leadership Beyond Boundaries initiative delivers programs in Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Ugana, South Africa, Zambia, Ghana, Nigeria, and the Island of Mauritius.

2011

CCL APAC (Asia-Pacific)  opens new campus in Singapore.

2012

The Center for Creative Leadership EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) opened its new regional headquarters and training campus in Brussels. With its contemporary design, open-space concept and high-tech focus, the campus will further enhance the learning experiences of clients from around the world.

2013

 CCL Greater China launched in Shanghai in January

2015

 CCL Greater China held its 1st Leadership Forum in January.

CCL Greater China delivers its first open enrollment LDP program in Chinese.

2016

San Diego office moves into a new building.