Bill Van Vleet joins the Vistage community as Orange County’s newest Chair of CEO peer advisory groups

Orange County, CA, February 23, 2017 — To launch his latest Chief Executive group in the Orange County market, Vistage Chair Bill Van Vleet is seeking CEOs and business owners that will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. He is part of a community of more than 900 Chairs worldwide who lead and mentor local peer advisory boards.

When asked about his Vistage group, Bill said, “As a former member, I realize firsthand the direct benefits that result from participation in Vistage. The advice and counsel of my Vistage Chair and peer advisory board, challenged me to address key challenges and opportunities in the business. As a result, I was able to triple my company size and value in just two years. Now as a Vistage Chair, my mission is to give back to this community and help other leaders expand their success in business and achieve even greater significance in their personal lives. This opportunity is open to a few exceptional business leaders in Orange County who are interested in working together to grow their companies faster and easier.”

Bill Van Vleet is a three-time CEO with a proven record of achieving high revenue and earnings growth, leading to successive serial exits of private, public, and PE-backed high technology companies. He brings extensive experience in strategic planning, M&A, and corporate turnarounds. A former Boeing executive and CEO at Applied Signal Technology, he was a speaker at the Aspen Security Forum, presented to the U.S. Congress, and appeared as a guest on CNBC’s Mad Money. Bill holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Marquette University.

To join Bill’s group and the Vistage community, contact him at for membership consideration.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. For more than 65 years, we’ve been helping CEOs, business owners and key executives solve their greatest challenges through confidential peer groups and one-to-one executive coaching sessions. Today, more than 45,000 members in 35 countries rely on Vistage to help make better decisions for their companies, families and communities. The results prove it: Vistage CEO members grew their annual revenue on average by 4.6% in 2020, while nonmembers with comparable small and midsize businesses saw revenue decrease by 4.7%, according to a study of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at

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