John Calia Launches New Vistage Group in the Rochester Market

San Diego, August 15, 2013— Vistage Chair John Calia has recently launched a new chief executive group in Rochester, NY. The Vistage Group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Calia joins nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 17,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Chair Michele Barry applauded John’s success: "When I first met John, I was impressed with both his commitment to the Vistage mission and his tenacity in his efforts to build his groups. I think that John’s drive and passion will continue to fuel his success as a Chair."

John Calia began his career as a Naval officer serving five years active duty including assignments as Executive Officer of a Navy minesweeper and Officer in Charge of an aviation refueling operation. After leaving the Navy, he began his corporate career at Citibank and subsequently moved to Goldman Sachs & Co., where he was responsible for precious metals trading activities. He has been the CEO of four companies including a division of a public company.  He has depth of experience in strategic planning, business operations and finance.   

About Vistage International
Founded in 1957 and headquartered in San Diego, California, Vistage assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners. Vistage members participate in monthly, Chair-led private advisory board meetings. More than 17,000 members in 15 countries also have access to one-to-one executive coaching, expert speakers, and our global network of business leaders.

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