Jeff Hindman Launches New Vistage Group in the Springfield Market

San Diego, October 9, 2012 – Vistage Chair Jeff Hindman has recently launched a new Chief Executive Group in the Springfield area. The Vistage Group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Hindman joins nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 16,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Best Practice Chair Allen Hauge applauded his success: “Jeff’s persistence and dedication in achieving this goal is remarkable.”

Jeff has been a successful Vistage Chair in St. Louis and is a former Member of Vistage. As CEO of The Hindman Group, Inc., he helped companies hire top executives to run their businesses. Previously as President/CEO of Great River Road Foodservice, Jeff orchestrated a successful turnaround of a multi-location contract feeding company; navigating through an “offer and compromise” with the IRS; consolidated operations and implemented a plan which resulted in continued future profitability. As President and CEO of American Foodservice, Inc., Jeff acquired a small foodservice distributor and later a produce company and grew business from $6 to $18 million in 3 years. Early in Jeff’s career he was a Regional President for Clark Foodservice, Inc. led turnarounds in four operating divisions, hired and trained a number of successful presidents and closed millions in new national account business over a period of 12 years. Jeff received a Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University with an emphasis on Business and Flight Technology.

about Vistage International

Founded in 1957, Vistage International, headquartered in San Diego, California, is the world’s leading peer advisory membership organization, serving more than 16,000 CEOs and senior executives in 15 countries. Vistage members participate in Chair-led advisory board peer groups, receive one-to-one coaching, learn from expert speakers, and interact among a global network of CEOs representing a broad range of industries. Its renowned Vistage CEO Confidence Index has been tracking CEO confidence and main street business issues since 2003.  

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