CXO Conversation Podcast

Sean Odendahl on the Importance of Direct Feedback & Candid Mentorship

Sean Odendahl has worked for only four organizations, including his current employer of 17 years. For the last three years, Sean has been serving at the Chief Transformation Officer for the global law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. 

Sean shares his perspective on:

  • The importance of direct feedback as a path to improvement 

  • Power of candid mentor relationships for professional growth

  • What a successful mentorship looks like

Also, Sean speaks to how his experience in the US Army influenced his leadership skills and approach.

Sean’s legal and professional career has been guided by the counsel he provides to buyers and sellers in private equity investments, transactions and M&A related issues. 

Sean served in the US Army for over four years with the 82nd Airborne and deployed to Operation Desert Sheild/Storm.  After graduating law school, he clerked with  in the Ninth Circuit, US Court of Appeals.  For five years, Sean was an attorney before moving to Bryan Cave that has become BCLP, a global law firm. 

Thank you to ACG Denver for being a sponsor of CXO Conversations Podcast.  Association for Corporate Growth in its role as the hub of the middle market business community for quality networking, education and events. Connections are made, deals are formed and thought leadership is exchanged.  


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