New chief executive peer advisory group launched in Nashville by Vistage Chair Julie Nimmons

San Diego, May 17, 2016— Vistage Chair Julie Nimmons has announced the formation of the newest chief executive group for business owners and CEOs in Nashville, TN. As one of more than 400 Vistage Chairs in the US, Nimmons will help her group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 45,000 executives, business owners and CEOs around the world rely on local area groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Vistage Regional Executive Jim Walsh applauded her success: “Julie, Congratulations on your amazing group build efforts. You have created a strong founding member base and we welcome them to the Vistage community. It has been most impressive watching you take full advantage of every resource while taking complete ownership for the results. Your members are extremely fortunate to be on this journey with you. I know everyone will benefit from your extraordinary talents and experience. I am proud to be part of your team and look forward to working closely with you in maximizing on the great opportunities you are creating in the Nashville market.”

Julie Nimmons has over thirty years of experience in developing and leading highly effective teams both in the profit and non-profit arenas. During her tenure at Schutt Sports, she was the first woman elected to the Board of Directors for the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA), now the Sports and Fitness Industry Association. Julie was the first woman to serve as Chairman of the Board for SGMA/SFIA. Previously, she was elected to serve as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ first woman Chairman of the National Board of Trustees. Julie’s focus is helping business leaders achieve more–more in their business and personal lives.

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