Jonathan Shapiro launches New York’s newest Vistage CEO group

San Diego, January 26, 2015— Vistage Chair Jonathan Shapiro recently launched a new chief executive group focused on helping members evaluate opportunities, gain new perspectives and build their businesses. Shapiro and his group members are joining a local community of 23 Chairs and more than 540 members – and a global community comprised of more than 400 Chairs and 21,000 members in 20 countries.

Vistage Best Practice Chair Bob Duncan applauded his success: “Jonathan Shapiro is a talented, dynamic executive who has been a terrific addition to the Chair community from the day he joined Vistage. He is smart, hardworking and always willing to lend a helping hand. Jonathan launched his first group with a record setting 15 members and is already accepting applications for his second group. He will be a superb Chair and will have many years of success helping CEOs grow their businesses and improve their lives. Congratulations, Jonathan! The great journey now begins.”

Jonathan Shapiro has been a CEO, President, Chief Strategy Officer, Board Member and consultant in the digital and Internet sectors. In these roles, he has guided ecommerce businesses, web publishers and online advertising services firms. He has launched new businesses, helped grow successful startups into market leaders, managed multiple M&A transactions and guided turnarounds. Shapiro has an MBA from Stanford University, a BS in Economics from Wharton and a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

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