Vistage Chair Paul Nobmann launches new private advisory board for chief executives in Napa

San Diego, March 11, 2015— Vistage Chair Paul Nobmann has recently launched a new chief executive group in the Napa, CA market. The new Vistage members will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Nobmann 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.

Vistage Regional Executive Craig Stevenson applauded his success: “Please join me in a very warm welcome to Paul Nobmann and launching his first CE group in Napa, CA. Paul’s determination and coachable nature during the past months has been nothing but spot on. Paul knew what he wanted and went for it with complete focus. He brings that same focus and energy to his group and is on the path to upping the value bar for the Vistage community as a whole. Congratulations Paul.”

Paul Nobmann has been a COO in the lumber industry for the past 10 years. For a sawmill company in southern Oregon with sales of $750m and 500 employees and most recently the COO of the 16th largest lumber company in the US with sales of $300m and 300 employees. At the sawmill company he increased sales by 20% and cut production costs by 5%. During his tenure at the lumber company he helped lead the company through the worst recession in the building industry in the last 85 years by cutting overhead and increasing market share. Nobmann has a BS in Education from Brigham Young University and an MBA in Business Management from Pepperdine University.

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 16 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 Dun & Bradstreet study. Learn more at vistage.com.

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