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 21,000  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 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 -- 21,000 strong in more than 20 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.

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