Phil Kessler Launches New Vistage Group in the San Diego Market

San Diego, June 16, 2011 – Vistage Chair Phil Kessler has recently launched a new Chief Executive group in San Diego.  Kessler’s new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help in critical situations.   Kessler is one of nearly 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.

San DIego Area Vistage Chair Mike Richardson applauded Kessler’s success: “It was a pleasure and an honor working with Phil.  His perseverance and determination never wavered despite the challenges of his start-up journey.  He just kept pushing on through and so richly deserves his accomplishment.”

Phil is an entrepreneur and former CEO with an extensive background in building companies in several different industries, including medical services, tech and landscape architecture. He also established the nonprofit, Stroke Prevention Council. Currently, he focuses on helping business owners build their companies and improve their personal lives. He holds a B.A in Biology/Chemistry and a MBA from Cal State University Long Beach.

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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