Your Success Is Our Why

You’re hungry and ready to grow; to develop, to get those career-changing leadership skills that will help you build a life of success and significance! In order to do that, you need skills that can translate from learning to immediate application, with maximum results.

Make excuses.
Or make an investment in YOU.

We know what it feels like because we’ve had to overcome it ourselves.

Join Character Quest to unlock your peak performance potential. We combine character, mindset, and skills to guide your choices and actions. Develop self-awareness, leadership, and coachability while gaining confidence in becoming a consistent peak performer. Start your journey with Character Quest and achieve success in all areas of your life.

Meet Our Team

Dean Matthews


30+ years of research-based experiential learning, leadership, engagement, and coaching development. 3rd generation owner of nationally recognized and award-winning beverage distribution company.

Derek Matthews, Ph.D


Youngest recipient of a Ph.D in Leadership in US history. 10+ years of leadership, engagement, and coaching development. Masters and Ph.D. in Leadership. 4th generation leader of nationally-recognized and award-winning beverage distribution company. Contributing writer for Forbes.

Keith Boyer

Lead Coach

30+ years of international leadership, engagement, and coaching development. Non-profit leader who has grown an organization from one to nine locations across four states – grown a budget from $300k to $8 million.

Sergio Sanchez

Leadership Coach

20+ years of Executive Sales and Operations experience in the Fortune 500 business landscape. MBA from the University of Arizona.

Steve Caswell

Leadership Coach

Psychologist and Certified Professional Co-Active Coach. 30+ years experience with peak performance training and consulting with elite athletes.

Denae Craciunescu

Chief Admin

Masters Degree in Leadership in Healthcare Innovation. Leads internal operations and communications for Character Quest.

Tom Stack

Executive Development

30+ years of Sr. Executive Leadership of Fortune 50, small/medium businesses, and start-up ventures. Currently, Tom is the Managing Partner of a business consulting services company he founded in 2012.

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