Michelle Stronz Launches New Vistage Group in the Hartford Market

San Diego, January 30, 2012 – Vistage Chair Michelle Stronz has recently launched a new Chief Executive group in Hartford. The Chief Executive Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help in critical situations. Stronz joins nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Chair Art DeBlois applauded her success, “Michelle is a perceptive individual who draws on her diverse background and experiences to help people accomplish their goals

Michelle Stronz is a former industrial development CEO and global entrepreneur who has served leaders in New England, the US, and around the world. As an entrepreneur, she has led development projects for the world’s leading employers in China and the Middle East and helped to secure funding for hundreds of new industrial employers. Michelle has developed more than 16 industrial parks. She designed and launched the region’s largest Enterprise Zone, developed a $60 million defense diversification proposal, built a cross-sector partnership to support a public-private Advanced Technology Center, and attracted sustainable funding as the founding director of UConn’s Center for Leadership. Michelle has a BS in Journalism from Ohio University, and MPA from University of Washington in international development, and an EdD from Columbia University in organizations and leadership.

about Vistage International

Founded in 1957, Vistage International , headquartered in San Diego, California, is the world’s leading chief executive organization, serving more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.  Vistage member CEOs participate in chair-led advisory board peer groups, receive one-to-one coaching, learn from expert speakers, and interact among a global network of CEOs representing a broad range of industries.  Its renowned Vistage CEO Confidence Index has been tracking CEO confidence and main street business issues since 2003.

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