New Vistage Private Advisory Board in Chicago to be Chaired by Jodi Wellman

San Diego, December 11, 2014— Vistage Chair Jodi Wellman has recently launched a new small business group in the Chicago market. The new Vistage members, joining a community of more than 750 local members and 32 Chairs, will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Wellman is part of a community of more than 400 Chairs worldwide who lead local area groups, which total more than 21,000 members in 16 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Rob Knauer applauded her success: “We are very excited to welcome Jodi to the Chicago Vistage Chair community. Jodi has approached her new group build progress with confidence and certainty exhibiting a deep and sincere intent to provide extraordinary member value; I have no doubt that she will deliver on that intent. Jodi is a poised professional and a welcome addition to our team. We wish her great success in her Vistage journey.”

Jodi Wellman is a dynamic leadership coach and consultant with 17 years of corporate experience spanning executive roles in operations, sales and customer retention. Most recently, Wellman was Senior Vice President of Operations at a leading health and lifestyle organization. She has successfully led strategic initiatives focused on growth, new business development, organizational change and restructuring, and has held P&L accountability of over $135 million. Wellman has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Athabasca University, and an associate degree in Fitness and Lifestyle Management from George Brown College. Jodi is also a Co-Actively© trained coach with the Coaches Training Institute (CTI), and a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

About Vistage International
Founded in 1957, 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 21,000 members in 16 countries also have access to one-to-one executive coaching, expert speakers, and our global network of business leaders.

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