Hans Finzel is an author, speaker, mentor and trusted authority in the field of leadership. He is the chief podcaster at The Leadership Answer Manon iTunes and Stitcher. He also serves as President and co-founder of HDLeaders.
Hans and his wife Donna spent the first ten years of their marriage based inVienna, Austria, training leaders in Eastern Europe. Subsequent to that role, Hans moved on to create a great legacy in ministry leadership as he served for twenty years as President and CEO of international non-profit WorldVenture, based in Littleton, Colorado. He and his wife Donna recently founded a new organization, HDLeaders, devoted to training leaders around the globe.
Hans has a passion to help leaders in every situation take their leadership skills to the next level. That is pursued through podcasts, writing, teaching, speaking, consulting and mentoring leaders. He is the host of the leadership podcast, “The Leadership Answer Man.”
Dr. Finzel is the author of nine books, including his bestseller The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make and his newrelease The Power of Passion in Leadership (Top Ten Enterprises Publishing, 2015). His books have been translated into over twenty foreign language editions.
Hans is a graduate of Columbia International University (BA), Dallas Seminary (ThM) and Fuller School of Intercultural Studies (DMiss). He has served on the Board of Trustees of Columbia International University for twenty years. The Finzels have four grown children. They reside in Colorado.