Teresa Bartels Launches New Vistage Group in the Chicago Market

San Diego, November 13, 2013— Vistage Chair Teresa Bartels has recently launched a new chief executive group in Chicago, IL. The new Vistage group will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Bartels is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 17,000 members in 15 countries.

Vistage Best Practice Chair and Mentor Steve Larrick applauded her success: “Teresa has been great to work with because of her professional attitude and warm personality.  She has maintained an upbeat demeanor throughout the past six months and not only do I believe that she will be a great Chair, but she will add a new dimension to the Chicago chair community.”

Teresa has more than 20 years’ experience as a president and business owner with expertise in both the for-profit and non-profit arenas in business services, staffing, healthcare, human services and education, including global experience. She is actively engaged in building stronger communities through her volunteer service with United Way of Lake County, College of Lake County, Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center, and as a mentor with One Million Degrees in Chicago. Teresa holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Relations from Northern Arizona University, a Master’s of Science in Organizational Leadership from Dominican University, and an honorary Doctorate from Newman University.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. For more than 65 years, we’ve been helping CEOs, business owners and key executives solve their greatest challenges through confidential peer groups and one-to-one executive coaching sessions. Today, more than 45,000 members in 35 countries rely on Vistage to help make better decisions for their companies, families and communities. The results prove it: Vistage CEO members grew their annual revenue on average by 4.6% in 2020, while nonmembers with comparable small and midsize businesses saw revenue decrease by 4.7%, according to a study of Dun and Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com.

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