New small business peer advisory group launched in Atlanta, GA by Vistage Chair Richard Kirby

San Diego, May 12, 2015— Vistage Chair Richard Kirby has announced the formation of the newest small business group- for business owners and CEOs in Atlanta, GA. As one of more than 400 Vistage Chairs in the US, Kirby will help his group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than [21,000 executives, business owners and CEOs around the world rely on local area groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Vistage Regional Executive Jim Walsh applauded his success: “Congratulations Richard on your new SB launch! Most Impressive journey! You should know that within your chair community there is nothing but positive praise for the job you have done in successfully accomplishing your goal. Your new group is extremely fortunate to have you as their Chair, mentor and confidant. Welcome to the community!”

Richard Kirby draws upon more than 25 years of diverse management experience in engineering, training and sales within organizations ranging from a venture capital funded technology startup to a Fortune100 services company. For the last 12+ years, he has provided executive coaching to hundreds of business executives and managers in finance, sales, marketing, information technology, strategy, human resources, and general management. Richard received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana Tech and obtained a post-graduate certification in engineering management from Louisiana State University. More recently, he achieved a Certified Management Consultant designation from the Institute of Management Consultants.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage Worldwide is an organization designed exclusively for high-integrity CEOs and executive leaders who are looking to drive better decisions and better results for their companies. Our members — 21,000 strong in more than 17 countries — gather in trusted, confidential peer advisory groups where they tackle their toughest challenges and biggest opportunities. Leveraging the Vistage platform, our members have demonstrated the ability to refine their instincts, improve their judgment, expand their perspectives and optimize decision making. CEOs who joined Vistage grew their companies at three times the rate of the average U.S. company, according to a 2015 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com.

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