Rick Itzkowich Launches New Vistage Group in the San Diego Market

San Diego, January 27, 2014— Vistage Chair Rick Itzkowich has recently launched a new small business group in San Diego. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Itzkowich is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 23,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Mentor Steve Elson applauded his success: “It’s a pleasure to offer my sincere congratulations to Rick on the launch of his group in record time. He is, indeed, a marketing machine with a unique process that we have all been learning from. In addition, Rick is now engaged in assisting his fellow mentees in helping them over the finish line. This quality of giving back will serve him well as he moves on in his journey toward rock star Chairing! Best wishes for continued success.”

As a successful entrepreneur, Rick creates turnkey products, like Link Power, QuoteActions and the new Yikes! business networking workshop series. These unique tools meet today’s need for tactics to increase your business. His informative and entertaining live presentations, along with workshops, articles, interviews, and podcasts are in high demand. Rick also frequently serves as a LinkedIn subject-matter expert resource for both online and offline social marketing reporters and bloggers.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc. Vistage Worldwide is an organization designed exclusively for high-integrity CEOs and executive leaders who are looking to drive better decisions and better results for their companies. Our members -- [mbr-count] strong in more than [cntry-count] countries -- gather in trusted, confidential peer advisory groups where they tackle their toughest challenges and biggest opportunities. Leveraging the Vistage platform, our members have demonstrated the ability to refine their instincts, improve their judgment, expand their perspectives and optimize decision making. CEOs who joined Vistage grew their companies at three times the rate of the average U.S. company, according to a 2015 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com. Media Contact Katie McWeeney | Vistage 858.523.6875 | katie.mcweeney@vistage.com