Vistage Celebrates 11 Members Named Winners & Finalists of San Diego Business Journal’s 2016 Most Admired CEOs

SAN DIEGO (April 6, 2016) Vistage Worldwide, a global organization that assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners, is proud to announce that two member companies were honored as winners and nine more were named finalists of San Diego Business Journal’s 2016 Most Admired CEOs:

Winning Members:

  • Mary Ann McGarry, CEO and President of Guild Mortgage Company
  • Bill Keith, CEO of Perfect Bar

Finalist Members:

  • Scott Dietz, 3 Blind Mice Window Coverings
  • Sean Ferrell, Managed Solution
  • Tom Gildred, FMT Consultants
  • Niko Gubernator, eMolecules, Inc.
  • Kent Harle, Stellar Solar
  • Jamie Hernandez, Strategic Business Communications
  • Tim Josse, KRC Rock
  • John Klinedinst, Klinedinst PC
  • Mark Wallace, Warehouse Solutions, Inc.

Now in its ninth year, The San Diego Business Journal’s list of Most Admired CEOs recognizes the great achievements of local industry leaders both within their companies and in the community. The winners and finalists are lauded for demonstrating determination and insight yielding huge successes for their organizations.

Finalists are judged in the categories of nonprofit organization (e.g. 501(c)3), business nonprofit (e.g. credit union), education, family-owned business, government agency, privately held company and public company. Finalists and winners were recognized at a special awards reception on Feb. 18, 2016, at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. For more than 60 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 27,000 members in 26 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 & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com.

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