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Membership Application Process

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Step 1

Seek and obtain a membership nomination from an existing Executive Leadership Organization (XLO) member in good standing.

Step 2

  1. Complete the membership application.
    1. Complete the entire application as it loads into your web browser:
      1. Provide all information requested; incomplete applications will be rejected.
      2. Type your initials next to each of the five terms/conditions at the bottom of the page.
        1. Print the form using the button on the bottom-left of the application.
        2. Sign the form.
        3. Fax or email the completed form to the destination noted on the form.
        4. Submit payment.
      3. The preferred method of payment is by debit/credit card; however, if paying by check, in addition to electronically submitting your application, include a copy of your application with your check and mail to the address noted on the form.

Step 3

  1. Once your completed application and payment are received, XLO staff will: 
    1. Verify all information on your application. 
      1. If staff determines you meet the qualification, a Conditional Offer of Membership shall be extended and a letter will be generated to this effect.
      2. If staff determines you do not meet the qualifications, your application shall be rejected and a letter will be generated to this effect. All monies paid shall be refunded to you at this time. 
        1. This action does not preclude your reapplication at a later time should your economic conditions and/or your leadership role change.
        2. If you believe an error was made in this determination, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it explaining the circumstances. You will receive a response within 72 hours.
        3. If staff determines you willfully withheld and/or falsified information, your application shall be rejected and a letter will be generated to this effect. All monies paid shall be refunded to you at this time. 
          1. In this case, you will be permanently blocked from membership in the XLO.
          2. If you believe an error was made in this determination, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it explaining the circumstances. You will receive a response within 72 hours.

Step 4

  1. Upon receipt of the Conditional Offer Of Membership, you must complete the:
    1. Background Information Data Packet, and
    2. The Background Authorization Release Form; and,
    3. Return the form as directed in the letter.

Step 5

  1. Upon receipt of the required documents:
  2. All information provided in the packet shall be investigated and verified.
    1. If staff determines you pass the background investigation, your nomination and application shall be forwarded to the Selection Committee.
    2. If staff determines you do not you pass the background investigation, your application shall be rejected and a letter will be generated to this effect. All monies paid, less $500 of your application / initiation fee, shall be refunded to you at this time.
      1. Because the circumstances of and reasons for disqualification are different for each applicant, this disqualification action may, or may not, preclude your reapplication at a later time should your conditions change.
        1. Should this be the case, it is strongly recommended you contact the XLO staff at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it prior to completing the application process a second time.
        2. If you believe an error was made in this determination, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it explaining the circumstances. You will receive a response within 72 hours.
      2. If staff determines you willfully withheld and/or falsified information on your application and/or your background application packet, your application shall be rejected and a will be letter generated to this effect. All monies paid, less your $1500 application / initiation fee, shall be refunded to you at this time.
        1. In this case, you will be permanently blocked from membership in the XLO.
        2. If you believe an error was made in this determination, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it explaining the circumstances. You will receive a response within 72 hours.

Step 6

  1. The Selection Committee shall review your application and relevant materials.
    1. It should be noted, the Selection Committee shall not have access to sensitive information or items of identification such as credit reports, dates of birth, etc.
  2. The Selection Committee shall make a formal recommendation to the XLO President and Founder, who shall make the final determination of selection.

Step 7

  1. Once a final determination has been made, you will be notified in writing of the membership decision.

 

Appeals

The Executive Leadership Organization (XLO) is a private entity; membership is a privilege. The XLO retains all rights to refuse membership to anyone deemed unqualified and/or unfit for membership. Qualification is determined on an individual basis and is anchored to membership standards, including, but not limited to: minimum annual sales volume, net worth, budgetary control, ethical standards and suitability, conviction of criminal offences, and/or other circumstances rendering the applicant’s principle values unfit for membership. The XLO’s evaluation and determination of acceptance is final.

If your application for membership was rejected, and you believe an error was made in this determination, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it explaining the circumstances. Be sure to include your full name, date of application, and the specific reason(s) you feel your application should have been accepted.

You will receive an initial response within 72 hours. Although we will move as quickly and expeditiously as possible, a thorough investigation into the unique details of your circumstances may take up to 180 business days.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

If after attending your first regularly scheduled XLO meeting, you are not completely satisfied, we will promptly refund your payment, less the $500 application processing fee.  Your request for this refund must be made in writing by sending an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and must be received within ten (10) calendar days immediately proceeding your first XLO meeting once your application has been approved.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Mutual respect is one of our key success factors at the Executive Leadership Organization (XLO), and we are committed to providing an environment embracing diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity free from harassment and discrimination.

The Executive Leadership Organization (XLO) makes all decisions, including those related to membership and employee hiring, firing, training, promotion, pay and benefits, without regard to gender, race, color, age, political opinion/affiliation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, religion/faith, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical/mental disability, military/veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy applies to our members, directors, employees, applicants, customers, and business partners (including independent contractors, vendors, and suppliers).

 

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