San Diego, March 26, 2014— Vistage Chair Lori Michele Leavitt has recently launched a new chief executive group in the Bellingham, WA market. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Leavitt is joining a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 22,000 members in 15 countries.
Vistage Regional Executive Craig Stevenson applauded her success: “Lori has shown a strong dedication to becoming a Vistage Chair and making a difference in a market that shows great potential for expansion. Her focused efforts and attention to detail in planning her group has led her to launch the first of many groups in the Bellingham, WA market. Congratulations Lori!”
Lori Michele Leavitt has guided and supported corporate executives and business owners across numerous industries, from start-ups to the Fortune 100. She understands the performance and risk challenges faced by leaders today. Growth-minded leaders including Pacificare, Sierra Health, Tosco, Aon, General Mills, Pacific Coast Feather, Maine Medical Center, NeoRx, Tree Top, Marsh, Universal American and many more have relied on Lori to guide, facilitate and provide the executive-level bandwidth for those projects that are outside of the daily course of business. Lori has trained hundreds of CXOs and thousands of senior executives and professionals in organization-wide challenges, including HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley and Balance Scorecard. Lori holds an eMBA from the Foster School, University of Washington and graduated magna cum laude in accounting with economics from Central Washington University. She is a Certified Financial Manager, Certified Management Accountant and Certified Toastmaster.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