Jim Jelinek Launches New Vistage Group in the Akron Market

San Diego, May 9, 2012 – Vistage Chair Jim Jelinek has recently launched a new Chief Executive group in Akron. The Chief Executive Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help in critical situations. Jelinek joins nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 16,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Chair Dennis Sabol applauded his success, “Jim gets it! As a previous 13 year member he understands the Vistage ‘experience’ and knows how important it is to give and receive value. As Jim’s chair and mentor I know this is Jim’s calling; he has talked about this for several years. I am so pleased that now Jim and I will be working together in the Chair community to further grow our market.”

Jim Jelinek served for many years as CEO-President of Flo-Tork Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of critical service motion control equipment. In 2005 Jim led the sale of Flo-Tork Inc. to Moog Inc., a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision motion control products and systems. Jelinek has an MBA-Finance from Marquette University.

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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