New chief executive peer advisory group launched in Chicago by Vistage Chair Dr. Sakira Jackson

San Diego, January 26, 2016— Vistage Chair Dr. Sakira Jackson has announced the formation of the newest chief executive group for business owners and CEOs in Chicago, IL.  As one of more than 500 Vistage Chairs in the US, Jackson will help her group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 22,000  executives, business owners and CEOs around the world rely on local area groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Vistage Regional Executive Rob Knauer applauded her success: “It is a pleasure to welcome Dr. Sakira Jackson into our Chicago Chair community.  Sakira, has a strong combination of positive energy, depth of insight, and a burning desire to fuel her members’ personal and professional growth that will serve her well as a Vistage Chair.  Sakira’s ‘can do’ and ‘get it done’ attitude made a material difference in activating her group, and I know will be a meaningful point of personal differentiation as she works to fill her group.  I congratulate her now and wish her great fulfillment and purpose as a Vistage Chair.”

As a senior executive coach, Dr. Sakira Jackson is an active listener with an impressive acumen for business psychology and organizational change. Her skilled coaching and training has contributed to the continued success of notable Fortune 300 companies, including Allstate, Verizon, and Pepsi, and she is the founder of several highly successful businesses. Dr. Jackson has a Ph.D. in Consulting Business Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

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 — 22,000 strong in more than 20 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 in the past five years grew their companies 2.2 times faster than average small and midsize U.S. companies, according to a 2017 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at

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