San Diego, June 3, 2014— Vistage Chair Phil Liebman has recently launched a new chief executive group in the northern New Jersey and New York’s Lower Hudson Valley region. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Liebman is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 21,000 members in 15 countries.
Vistage Best Practice Chair Bob Duncan applauded his success: “Phil Liebman is a terrific Chair and an even more terrific person. He is totally dedicated to bringing his “A” game to every encounter with not only his members but also his fellow Chairs. I have the privilege of co-Chairing a group with Phil, and I am always amazed at his energy, skill and ability to connect with every person in the room. The launch of this newest group is just another step in his highly successful Chairing career. I am delighted at Phil’s success. Phil is a great friend to me personally and every member of the Vistage community. Great job Phil! Congratulations.”
Phil Liebman is an accomplished senior executive, organizational development and leadership coach, marketing and business consultant, writer, Vistage speaker and founder of The BullFrog Group, a leadership development organization. He has helped launch several equity-funded startups, where he was instrumental in developing business and marketing plans and assisted in raising capital. He also founded a commercial photography studio in Manhattan and co-founded an independent jazz recording label. He served as general manager and a key advisor to a US Congressional Campaign; the co-founder and president of Blue Moon Brands, a natural/specialty food manufacturer and importer; a board-level advisor to LearnToReadOnline.com, a distance learning company; a member of the senior management team of Maxverse International, a consumer electronic and technology subsidiary of Toymax International (acquired by Jakks Pacific, Inc. JAKS); a cofounder and CEO of ecoMedia Publishing Enterprises; and the former President and Chief Creative Officer of Mailographic Company, Inc./MDirect Advertising.
During his 20 years with Mailographic/MDirect, Phil worked with industry leaders in the financial services, publishing, telecommunications, consumer products, entertainment and hi-tech sectors — providing innovative, ROI-driven solutions to the areas of customer acquisition and retention, corporate communications and print and mail production management. He also advised clients on product development, brand positioning and brand management strategies. Phil is a former Chairman of the Board of Trustees for a non-profit local museum and has served on the board of a regional youth soccer league. His personal interests include coaching youth sports, hiking, golf, song writing and musical performance. He is married with four children and lives in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley.
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