New small business peer advisory group launched in Central Oregon by Vistage Chair Laura Furgurson

San Diego, January 19, 2016— Vistage Chair Laura Furgurson has announced the formation of the newest small business group for business owners and CEOs in Central Oregon.  As one of more than 500 Vistage Chairs in the US, Furgurson will help her group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 27,000 executives, business owners and CEOs around the world rely on local area groups to get the most out of their businesses.

Vistage Best Practice Chair Craig Stevenson applauded her success: “A huge congratulation to Laura on launching her SB group in Central Oregon.  Laura has overcome some of the most interesting obstacles in building her initial group.   Her perseverance, focus and dedication to her members and her young Vistage practice kept Laura putting one foot in front of the other on the first leg of her journey.  We can only anticipate more growth and visibility in the Central, OR market long term.  Laura – it is a true pleasure to welcome you to the community.”

Laura Furgurson has a passion for helping businesses, non-profits and individuals make meaningful and lasting change. Laura has served in executive positions at a number of start-up organizations and has owned her own businesses. In addition, she is a certified Hudson Institute Executive Coach, licensed Faust Management consultant, and a member of the Executive Insight Network. Laura holds a degree in Business/Economics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. For more than 60 years, we’ve been helping CEOs, business owners and key executives solve their greatest challenges through confidential peer groups and one-to-one executive coaching sessions. Today, more than 27,000 members in 26 countries rely on Vistage to help make better decisions for their companies, families and communities. The results prove it: Vistage CEO members grew their annual revenue on average by 4.6% in 2020, while nonmembers with comparable small and midsize businesses saw revenue decrease by 4.7%, according to a study of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com.

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