Mark Shapiro Launches New Vistage Group in the Chicago Market

San Diego, October 24, 2013— Vistage Chair Mark Shapiro has recently launched a new chief executive group in Chicago, IL. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Shapiro is joining a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 17,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Mentor Greg Ziols applauded his success: “Congratulations to Mark on the launch of his CE group! I have enjoyed having the opportunity to work with Mark as he prepared to launch his first group.  Mark is highly focused and works diligently towards goal accomplishment.  He has a unique ability to reset when challenges occur which helps him get back on track quickly.  Mark also encourages and readily accepts feedback which he uses to improve his skill set. I am certain Mark’s professional background, goal orientation and work experience will serve him well in his new role as Chair.”

Mark Shapiro has over 30 years’ business experience that includes roles in marketing management, to president, corporate strategist, consultant and CEO.  He has worked for both large cap and small cap companies, public and private ownership, and in domestic and international geographies.  His accomplishments include driving profitable growth in both mature and growth industries, as well as leading cultural change in support of the business mission.  Mark has a Bachelor’s degree from Union College in Schenectady, NY, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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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