Judy York Launches New Vistage Group in Hagerstown Market

San Diego, March 27, 2014— Vistage Chair Judy York has recently launched a new small business group in Hagerstown, MD. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. York is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 22,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Best Practice Chair Peter Schwartz applauded her success: “Judy has proven once again that attitude trumps skill and knowledge every time. Judy has launched the first ever Vistage group in the Hagerstown area. I’ve never seen anyone prospect as hard as Judy. Her work ethic coupled with her past success as a CEO and former Vistage member will make her a fabulous Chair. I’m thrilled to welcome her to our Chair community.”

Judy York has held many corporate positions, ranging from management consultant to Sales Training Manager, Project and Product Manager, to President and CEO. She led multi-year strategic planning and execution cycles to build corporate value and position her rapidly growing, technical professional services company for a successful exit event. Judy has a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master’s of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) from Penn State University as well as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English from Virginia Tech.

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