Vistage Chair Perry Maughmer launches new private advisory board for small businesses in Columbus

San Diego, June 30, 2015— Vistage Chair Perry Maughmer has recently launched a new small business group in the Columbus, OH market. The new Vistage members will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Maughmer is part of a community of more than 800 Chairs worldwide who lead local area groups, which total more than 21,000 members in 17 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Rob Knauer applauded his success: “ Perry conducted substantial due diligence and carefully considered the opportunity of becoming a Vistage Chair for several months before electing to pursue the opportunity, but once he made the decision, he was “all in”! Perry, has done all we ask of a new Chair in the New Group Build process. He has invested substantial time and effort, closely qualified his member prospects, effectively positioned the Vistage value proposition, and has quickly launched his first group; all things considered, a model new group launch. We warmly welcome Perry to the Great Lakes Region and know that he will make many future contributions to his members and our Vistage community.”

Perry Maughmer’s business expertise has been honed & refined by 25 years of senior leadership roles in all points of the organizational lifecycle. From developing go to market strategies for a start-up in the education industry to District General Manager for a $300M+ business services organization to President/COO of a small medical device company. He led the operations of a business that experienced 185% increase in revenue over 3 years, successfully managed the acquisition of a company from bankruptcy to profitability, and spearheaded a 24 month turnaround that resulted in profitability for a district that had seen 4 consecutive years of losses. Maughmer has a BA in English from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida and an MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.

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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