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2017 Atlanta Vistage Executive Summit

Hosted in Atlanta

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

9:30 am - 6:30 pm


Driving Dynamic Decisions

Executives are in the business of making decisions.ves2017-supportcircles-4 Difficult decisions. Big decisions.
Decisions no one else can make.

Many times, there are no clear-cut answers. But there ARE make-or-break consequences.

This is the world you live in. Own it.
Don’t just make a decision. Optimize it.

What is the Vistage Executive Summit?
Helmed by event speakers who walk the talk, the Vistage Executive Summit is not for everyone. It is for you. Executive. Leader. Chief Problem-Solver. This event will provide you with the insights to make better decisions, helping you refine your instincts, improve your judgment, and expand your perspectives.

Every leader can define their tenure by a handful of decisions they made. This event has been re-engineered to enhance your leadership effectiveness, in these key areas:

Business optimization

Fortify your foundation with trusted perspectives, and original approaches to decision-making. 

Leadership enhancement

Sharpen your focus. Bolster your confidence. Define your style. Master the art of execution, to lead fearlessly.


Be empowered to lead with innovation and creativity. Speakers and peers push the conversation forward, helping you grow personally and professionally.


Immediately start making better decisions for your unique business. Leave equipped with actionable recommendations to translate inspiration into progress.

Why Attend :

Leadership is the art of execution. The Vistage Executive Summit will provide tangible tools to help you adeptly conquer challenges large, small, or seemingly incomprehensible (we have all been there) and make the decisions that get results. Watch and learn more about why your peers find value in attending Vistage Executive Summits.

Event Speakers

Breakout sessions

Lunch Breakout | How did Joe Satin get 40 offers for his company?

Location/Time: | 12:30 - 1:45 PM

Presenter: Raymond Norris, Managing Director, Woodbridge International, Vistage Member

Hear real world stories about what it takes to get top dollar for your company, including how a niche circuit breaker remanufacturer was able to generate offers from 40 buyers and successfully complete a sale. We’ll show you how to:
  • Reach 50 times more potential buyers
  • Generate multiple offers for your business
  • Showcase your company to make it a “Must Have” for buyers everywhere
  • Run a focused sale process to ensure an on-time close
There may be no better time than today to sell your business. This session will help you make it happen!

Lunch Breakout | How to Build a Winning Employee Engagement Strategy

Location/Time: | 12:30 - 1:45 PM

Presenter: Santiago Jaramillo, Founder & CEO, Emplify

According to The Muse, 90% of leaders think an engagement strategy has an impact on business success—but barely 25% of them have a documented strategy. Creating a written engagement strategy to align your executive team is paramount to achieving your people goals. In this session, Santiago Jaramillo, CEO & Founder of Emplify and Amazon best-selling author, teaches you how to create a documented employee engagement strategy that tackles some of the biggest people problems such as listening to and gathering employee feedback, retaining top talent, and executing initiatives to truly move the needle on your company’s employee engagement. This presentation will help you:
    1. Create a documented engagement strategy to overcome your workforce’s biggest challenges and align the whole executive team to achieve your goals.
    2. Learn how millennials play a part in the future of the workforce and how to plan for an engaged multi-generational workforce.
    3. Get best-practices and real-life examples of businesses who have used real people data to create strategies that can help increase employee engagement.






The Westin Buckhead Atlanta
3391 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA
Optimize the decisions you face and the processes that you use to make them.