Ken Smith Launches New Vistage Group in Greenville- Anderson Market

San Diego, August 12, 2014— Vistage Chair Ken Smith has recently launched a new CEO/ Business Owner’s group in upstate South Carolina. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Smith is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 21,000 members in 16 countries.

Vistage Best Practice Chair Mike Donahue applauded his success: “Ken’s strong belief in the work we do and his ability to build a group coupled with his determination to make this happen NOW led to a very positive experience today for Ken and his members that was the commencement of a great journey for all- the members and for Ken as their chair.”

Ken Smith has over 45 years of experience as a construction professional, from Construction Estimator, to Project Manager, Operations Manager, and Principal. He is a frequent speaker on partnering and team building for construction industry. Ken is also a founding member in a nationwide peer group of eight General Contractors ranging in annual volumes from 30 million to 650 million dollars. Ken attended the University of Alabama and UA Birmingham in 1966-1968.

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