Vistage Chair Mike Karlsrud launches new Vistage Group in the Twin Cities

San Diego, October 18, 2016— Vistage Chair Mike Karlsrud recently launched a new chief executive group in the Twin Cities market. The new Vistage members will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Karlsrud is part of a community of more than 800 Chairs worldwide who lead local area groups, which total more than 21,000 members in 16 countries.

Mike said, “I am very much looking forward to getting to work – influencing the few that influence the many!”

Mike Karlsrud is President of The Karlsrud Company, former Regional Sales Manager of Vision-Ease Lens, and former VP of Sales at Fantom Optics. With 30 years of experience, he is a results driven, big-picture visionary. Mike is an experienced executive sales leader of entrepreneurial start-ups and established Fortune 100 brands with revenues from $1M to $1B. Mike has a Masters of Education in Human Resource Development from University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

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Vistage Worldwide members get results. Founded in 1957, Vistage assembles and facilitates private advisory groups for CEOs, senior executives and business owners. An exclusive community of more than 21,000 business leaders across a broad array of industries in 16 countries, Vistage provides powerful networking opportunities and allows members to tap into different perspectives to solve difficult challenges, evaluate opportunities and develop effective strategies for better professional and business performance. Vistage groups are facilitated by successful independent leaders who provide valuable professional insight, executive coaching and corporate training based on their own extraordinary achievements. Vistage: Leading executives to achieve more than they ever imagined possible. Visit for more details.

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