New Jersey business community welcomes Doug Dowd’s newest Vistage chief executive group

San Diego, January 26, 2015— Vistage Chair Doug Dowd has announced the formation of his newest chief executive group in the Monmouth-Ocean County area of the Jersey Shore. Dowd will help his CEO 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 Lee Peters applauded his success: “Doug, what a journey this has been. You have done an amazing job assembling the very best leaders on the shore to form a powerful advisory board. Your leadership and determination have been the driving force to make this happen. Congrats and welcome to the world of Chairing!”

Doug Dowd has a rich background of experience in corporate as well as small business. He held several corporate positions from VP Global Sales, General Manager & President. He has also been a business coach and a consultant for business owners and executives. He has great knowledge in business development and several turnaround situations. He believes in top grading a team and helping them develop. Dowd has a BS in Business Administration/Marketing from Villanova University and a MBA from Sacred Heart University.

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