Clayton Schwerin Launches New Vistage Group in Minneapolis Market

San Diego, February 10, 2014 — Vistage Chair Clayton Schwerin has recently launched his second chief executive group in the greater Minneapolis-Saint Paul region. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Schwerin is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 21,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Best Practice Chair Tony Lewis applauded his success: “Clayton was focused and disciplined in accomplishing this goal from the beginning. This was his second group launch as a new Chair in less than 12 months. Clayton was a great networker and collaborator with his fellow Chairs as well as the Vistage training staff and thus was able to get on a fast track to his goals. Well done!”

Clayton Schwerin is a seasoned business executive and entrepreneur. After 15 years as an executive with large companies, he bought, grew and founded similar companies involved in commercial real estate development, construction, transportation, equipment and consulting. After leading these efforts as CEO, president and primary owner for almost 20 years, the core businesses were sold to the employee management team. During this period he was also a co-founder and member of a national peer group for 12 years. This people- and results-focused environment is what drives Clayton to help others succeed at higher levels. Clayton holds B.S. degrees from Southwest Minnesota State University, where he has been awarded an Alumni Achievement Award. He also holds an MBA from Colorado State University, where he was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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