Anchorage business community welcomes Rick Wolk’s newest Vistage chief executive group

San Diego, April 6, 2015— Vistage Chair Rick Wolk has announced the formation of his newest chief executive group in the Anchorage, AK area. Wolk will help his group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 28,000 executives, business owners and CEOs around the world rely on local area groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Vistage Regional Executive Craig Stevenson applauded his success: “It is with extreme excitement, pleasure and honor that I share with everyone that Rick Wolk has launched his first group in Anchorage, Alaska (and Vistage’s). Rick’s focus, determination and long term vision has proven to be a fantastic base to work from for a market that is as diverse as one could get based on the geography, population and cultural differences. Between the darkness of the long days and the long distance his members travel to be a part of Vistage Rick has set a high standard for his members and it is a true honor to have the Vistage community extend into Alaska and share what the lower 48 states have known for years – Vistage Works. Congratulations Rick! ”

Rick Wolk is an executive coach, educator, researcher, consultant, and entrepreneur with experience in all aspects of running organizations that strive for operations, communications and marketing excellence. Rick has successfully managed business development, sales, marketing, human resources and strategy functions. His capabilities include executive leadership, P&L responsibility, managing outside vendors, international expansion, joint ventures, new product development, and start-ups. Rick earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and will have earned his PhD (July 2015) from Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, U.K.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
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