San Diego, February 27, 2014— Vistage Chair Jim Rouse has recently launched a chief executive group in central New England. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Rouse 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 Phil Fine applauded his success: “Everyone who has come in contact and worked with Jim has nothing but good things to say about him. He brings a world of business experience, culminating in his years as a CEO to his Vistage Chair practice. His passion, energy and tenacity as well as his gift of empathy make him a well-qualified Chair. I look forward to working with him over the coming years and welcome him to the New England Chair community.”
Jim has held many varied positions of increasing responsibility in manufacturing and executive management for private and public companies, culminating in president and CEO and member of the Board of Directors. He is highly effective at improving top and bottom line results with a proven track record of team building, mentoring, and inspiring senior managers, staff and employees to work as a productive team to fulfill all shareholder and client expectations and meet or exceed corporate goals. Jim has a BA in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) as well as a post graduate certificate from Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s School of Industrial Management.About Vistage Worldwide, Inc. Vistage Worldwide is an organization designed exclusively for high-integrity CEOs and executive leaders who are looking to drive better decisions and better results for their companies. Our members -- [mbr-count] strong in more than [cntry-count] countries -- gather in trusted, confidential peer advisory groups where they tackle their toughest challenges and biggest opportunities. Leveraging the Vistage platform, our members have demonstrated the ability to refine their instincts, improve their judgment, expand their perspectives and optimize decision making. CEOs who joined Vistage grew their companies at three times the rate of the average U.S. company, according to a 2015 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com. Media Contact Katie McWeeney | Vistage 858.523.6875 | firstname.lastname@example.org