Niels Johnson-Lameijer Launches New Vistage Group Santa Barbara Market

San Diego, June 3, 2014— Vistage Chair Niels Johnson-Lameijer has recently launched a second chief executive group in Santa Barbara, CA. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential advice to achieve their goals. Johnson-Lameijer is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 22,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Jason Bateman applauded his success: “Niels not only launched his second CE group, he also received “Rookie of the Year!” Niels is direct, passionate, business-savvy, and has a natural gift for coaching and facilitation. Even as a rookie Chair for Vistage, he has already gained the respect of the veteran Chairs as a capable and powerful peer. I look forward to seeing Niels continue to contribute to the Santa Maria-Santa Barbara business community as his groups grow. We are thankful to have him as part of the Pacific Region Chair Community. Congratulations Niels!”

Niels Johnson-Lameijer is a professional executive coach who inspires and empowers executives to new ways of thinking in order to create a level of consistent high performance – all with the intention of maximizing organizational success. A former CEO, executive consultant and senate lobbyist in the Netherlands, Niels launched and led a greenhouse development company, realized several public-private partnerships and facilitated many meetings and forums. Johnson-Lameijer holds a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Land Use Planning, from Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

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