Mike Lauesen Launches New Vistage Group in the Chicago Market

San Diego, June 30, 2011 – Vistage Chair Mike Lauesen has recently launched a new Chief Executive group in Chicago.  Lauesen’s new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help in critical situations.   Lauesen is one of nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.

Houston Area Vistage Chair Steve Larrick applauded Lauesen’s success: “Mike Lauesen has exemplified the combination of a strong work ethic with his natural people skills.  I have never seen someone work as hard on this process with a smile always on his face.  Mike has a rewarding Vistage career ahead of him.”

Mike Lauesen is a business owner and CEO. He was a founder of Nicoat in 1985 and under Mike’s leadership grew the business to more than $38 million in revenues. Mike has a B.S. in Accounting, is a CPA, and has more than 25 years of progressive experience in finance, operations and sales. In addition to volunteering his time to various boards and organizations, he is involved in mentoring and coaching executives to help them become better leaders and achieve extraordinary results.

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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