New small business peer advisory group launched in the Eastern Shore of Maryland by Vistage Chair Harvey Wigder

San Diego, January 26, 2014— Vistage Chair Harvey Wigder has announced the formation of the newest small business group, for owners and CEOs in Maryland’s Eastern Shore. As one of more than 400 Vistage Chairs in the US, Wigder will help his group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 21,000 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: “Harvey, today marks a celebration on many fronts. You officially launch your practice on the Eastern Shore AND the Baltimore VCG adds a great leader to the group! Your leadership and passion to build this group have made it a fun and interesting journey. I am looking forward to your continued success. Congrats on a job well done!”

After a corporate career that included executive Human Resource Management positions at Chase Manhattan Bank and American Express Corporation, Harvey left corporate life in 1986 to form an executive search firm specializing in supporting owner and family managed businesses. Over the last 30 years, Harvey has collaborated with and mentored owners of privately held middle market companies in virtually every industry. Harvey is a graduate of Temple University and has an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is excited by the challenge of building and facilitating the first Vistage CEO Advisory Board on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

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 -- [mbr-count] strong in more than [cntry-count] 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 grew their companies at three times the rate of the average U.S. company, according to a 2015 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com. Media Contact Katie McWeeney | Vistage 858.523.6875 | katie.mcweeney@vistage.com