Bryan Welch has led mission-driven enterprises in the media and a variety of other fields of conscientious business, including Mindful Communications, B the Change Media and Ogden Publications. He currently serves as CEO the media and training company, Mindful Communications, including Mindful Magazine and Mindful.org. He's held executive positions in the media, technology, insurance and manufacturing industries.
Bryan ran Ogden Publications from its inception in 1996 until 2015. During his tenure Ogden Publications was transformed from a declining publisher of two rural-lifestyle magazines to a dynamic, growing multi-media company with 9 magazine titles and numerous websites and ancillary businesses including an insurance brokerage and a home-products manufacturer. He developed the company through organic growth, launches and acquisitions. Ogden Publications is recognized as a pioneer in developing profitable multi-media and marketing platforms.
Bryan has been a featured speaker at many major events, including the American Magazine Conference; Outdoor Retailer; the B Corporations Champion's Retreat; Conscious Capitalism's CEO Summit; the Green Business Conference; and Sustainable Brands. He has served on the boards of several corporations, the International Center for Ethics in Business, Magazine Publishers of America, the Social Venture Network and the Kansas Land Trust, among other nonprofits.
His award-winning book, "Beautiful & Abundant: Building the World We Want," appeared in 2011. He and his wife, Carolyn, raise organic, grass-fed cattle, sheep and goats on a small ranch near Lawrence, Kansas.