Rod Whitson joins the Vistage community as Oklahoma City’s newest Chair of CEO peer advisory groups

Oklahoma City, OK, January 5, 2017 — To launch his latest Chief Executive group in the Oklahoma City market, Vistage Chair Rod Whitson is seeking CEOs and business owners that will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Rod first introduced Vistage to the Oklahoma City market two decades ago, when he successfully built two high-performing CEO groups. He is part of a community of more than 900 Chairs worldwide who lead local area groups, which total more than 22,000 members in 20 countries.

When asked about his group build, Rod said, “Vistage is the most comprehensive approach for CEOs to learn and grow. And when CEOs grow, their organizations automatically grow.”

Rod Whitson serves as trusted advisor to CEOs, founders, owners, and other Key Executives. He is a C-level executive who has led strategic growth initiatives in diverse organizations, including as VP of Marketing at Vistage, and as President of The Townsend Agency, where he led successful international strategy for companies including Intel, QUALCOMM, Toshiba, Merck Biopharma, and Dow Pharma. Rod holds an MBA and BS from Oklahoma State University.

To join Rod’s group and the Vistage community, contact him at for membership consideration.

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 — 22,000 strong in more than 20 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 in the past five years grew their companies 2.2 times faster than average small and midsize U.S. companies, according to a 2017 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at

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