Troy Rice Launches New Vistage Group in the Phoenix Market

San Diego, January 30, 2012 – Vistage Chair Troy Rice has recently launched a new Chief Executive group in Phoenix. The Chief Executive Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help in critical situations. Rice joins nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 17,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Chair Conrad Prusak applauded his success, “Troy is a Chair with remarkable depth and perspective. He will have great impact on his group and Vistage at large. With his positive disposition and a true understanding of the value of Vistage, Troy will be one of our stars”.

Troy Rice is a long time executive in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. He has founded and run six companies. In addition, he has held Senior Executive positions with large public companies including PetSmart, Universal Technical Institute, Comfort Systems USA and CIBT Education Group. Troy currently serves on the Board of Directors of CIBT Education Group (AMEX: MBA) and chairs the Audit Committee. Troy has built and sold several of his companies and he has been part of three Initial Public Offerings. His international experience includes work in China and South America. Troy is a CPA, has a BS in Accounting from the University of Iowa, and an MBA from the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

about Vistage Worlwide
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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