Phil DeVries and Diane McIlree Launch New Vistage Group in the Long Island Market

San Diego, May 9, 2012 – Vistage Chair Phil DeVries and Diane McIlree have recently launched a new Key Executive group in on Long Island, New York. The Key Executive Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help in critical situations. Devries and McIlree join nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Chair Bob Duncan applauded their success, “Phil DeVries and Diane McIlree are a great team. I know for sure that Phil and Diane will have a great key group, and that they will deliver superb value to their members. The talents that these two Chairs bring to the group are certain to be a winning combination.”

Philip DeVries has Chaired CEO-level peer groups on Long Island for the past 19 years. Additionally, he is a consulting industrial/organizational psychologist with 40 years of experience in the field. Philip DeVries also served as a Captain in the in the U.S Army Reserve from 1971 until 1986. He is active in The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and The American Psychological Association. He has chaired committees in both organizations. He earned his B.A. and Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis and is a licensed psychologist.

Diane McIlree is a business leader with significant experience and excellent record of accomplishment managing and providing consulting services to early-stage through multi-billion dollar enterprises. She has served as President of the Dine Group, where she re-engineered business processes and developed industry-leading solutions in the legal staffing sector. Her other previous positions included Executive Vice President at Esquire Solutions and Senior Vice President of Olsten Staffing Services. Diane holds a BS from the University of the State of New York and is a Certified Practitioner of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

about Vistage International

Founded in 1957, Vistage International , headquartered in San Diego, California, is the world’s leading chief executive organization, serving more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.  Vistage member CEOs participate in chair-led advisory board peer groups, receive one-to-one coaching, learn from expert speakers, and interact among a global network of CEOs representing a broad range of industries.  Its renowned Vistage CEO Confidence Index has been tracking CEO confidence and main street business issues since 2003. 

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