New Vistage Private Advisory Board in Buffalo to be Chaired by Mike LaMancuso

San Diego, October 1, 2014— Vistage Chair Mike LaMancuso has announced the formation of his new small business group in Buffalo, NY. As one of the four Chairs in the Buffalo market, LaMancuso will help his small business group members get results using a proprietary issue processing method to tackle their most challenging business questions. More than 90 members in Buffalo, as well as 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 Phil Thomas applauded his success: “Congratulations, Mike, on the launch of your first group! It has been considerable work, but you have pulled together a very strong core to your SB group that will become stronger with time. Welcome to the Buffalo Chair community – it is wonderful to have a new addition to the group.”

Michael LaMancuso’s varied experience encompasses public accounting, executive recruiting, human resource services and investment banking, while working with both large, multinational publicly traded companies and small, closely held private entities. As a pioneer in his industry in 1991, his closely-held startup business in HR outsourcing was named to the Inc. 500 list in 1997, was successfully sold to a larger, friendly competitor in 2005, and is still going strong today in 2014. LaMancuso has a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo, is a licensed CPA, as well as a FINRA licensed Investment Banker holding series 79 and 63 licenses.

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