Erie, PA business community welcomes Hoop Roche’s newest Vistage small business group

San Diego, December 19, 2016 — Vistage Chair Hoop Roche has announced formation of his newest small business group in Erie. Hoop will help his group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 22,000 executives, business owners, and CEOs around the world rely on local area peer groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Regional Executive Keith Hartman said, “Hoop had a vision for his group, and the impact it could have… and he had the drive to get it done.”

Hoop Roche is Principal of Roche Management Group, where he specializes in strategic planning and executive coaching. As prior CEO of Erie Plastics for almost half a century, he took the family business from $8M to $100M in revenues. Hoop holds an MBA in Finance from American University, a BBA in Business Organization & Management from the University of Notre Dame; and served as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Coast Guard during the Vietnam War.

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