Joel Adams launches Philadelphia’s newest Vistage peer advisory group for CEOs

San Diego, January 12, 2015— Vistage Chair Joel Adams recently launched a new chief executive group focused on helping members evaluate opportunities, gain new perspectives and discover a renewed sense of direction. This is the eighth group to join the Philadelphia, PA business community, which counts more than 80 local business leaders as its members. Adams part of a larger community comprised of more than 400 Chairs and 21,000 members in 20 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Lisa Sable applauded his success: “I’ve never seen anyone more determined to launch a group than Joel. Being a former Vistage member himself, Joel’s motivation never wavered and his persistence paid off. His founding members are fortunate to have a leader like Joel who understands how powerful the Vistage experience can be to their business and their lives. Congratulations, Joel!”

Joel Adams is a 28-year CEO and 10-year Vistage member. He has founded two successful companies and has helped numerous startup companies with basic organization, managing software development, and initial sales. He received a Bachelor of Art in economics from Wesleyan University and an MBA in organizational behavior from Boston University School of 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 | katie.mcweeney@vistage.com