New chief executive peer advisory group launched in Newark, NJ by Vistage Chair Bill Ehrhardt

San Diego, February 15, 2014— Vistage Chair Bill Ehrhardt has announced the formation of the newest chief executive group, for owners and CEOs in Northern New Jersey. As one of more than 400 Vistage Chairs in the US, Ehrhardt will help his group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 28,000 executives, business owners and CEOs around the world rely on local area groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Vistage Regional Executive Lee Peters applauded his success: “I am delighted at the launch of Bill Ehrhardt. Bill had that special thing that is so clear to see in all good Chairs the very first time I met him and every time since. He is smart, hard-working, experienced and personable. But mostly, it is clear that he loves the mission and already cares about his members. Bill will be a terrific Chair. We welcome him into our ranks and our VCG.”

Bill Ehrhardt, a former CEO and president, is a growth-oriented executive with an entrepreneurial spirit and over thirty years of experience in a variety of sectors including insurance and financial services, technology and production, environmental services, education, training, and development holding positions from Senior Director to President and CEO. He has served as an adjunct professor and special lecturer in business at New Jersey Institute of Technology, NYU (Polytechnic Institute), Muhlenberg College, and County College of Morris. Through the years, Bill has been active in many boards and volunteer activities including non-profit boards, school board membership, various chambers of commerce, industry groups, athletic associations, and legislative advisory councils. Ehrhardt’s academic resume includes a BS in Engineering Technology and a MS in Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology and extensive post-graduate studies in e-commerce, internet for management, methods, leadership, and organizational behavior.

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