Conation Nation Symposium

October 25 — 27, 2017   Scottsdale, AZ

2017 Professional Awards

Kolbe Corp believes in recognizing and celebrating thoughtful users of Kolbe Wisdomâ„¢. To do this, we're going to honor winners of three awards for conative excellence.

Congratulations to the individuals and organizations named as Finalists for the 2017 Kolbe Professional Awards, and thank you to all who were nominated and applied for consideration.  These finalists have show creativity and leadership when it comes to the use of conation, and Kolbe Wisdom™.

Winners will be announced at the Conation Nation Symposium Awards Luncheon on October 26, 2017.

Kolbe Enterprise Award: For Organizational Leadership in Building Conative Excellence

This award honors an enterprise for using the Kolbe System to achieve success that can be demonstrated with objective results (such as increased profitability, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, or increased efficiency, etc.).


  • Mainstreet
  • La Macchia Enterprises
  • Avista Corp
  • HD Vest

Kolbe Professional Award: for Individual Leadership in Building Conative Excellence

This award honors a Kolbe Certified Consultant who has developed a high level of expertise in Kolbe Theory, and has used Kolbe products and methodologies to impact organizations and/or individuals.


  • Jason Cupp (Speaker/Consultant)
  • Michael Roby (Speaker/Consultant)
  • Christopher Elias (Co-Founder, Principal) & Mark Freier (Co-Founder, Principal)