Vistage Chair Al Marquiss launches new private advisory board for chief executives in Phoenix, AZ.

San Diego, June 27, 2019– Vistage Chair Al Marquiss recently launched a new chief executive board in the Phoenix, AZ market. The new Vistage members, joining a community of CEOs, executives, and business owners will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Al is part of a community of more than 1,000 Chairs worldwide who lead local area boards, which total more than 27,000 members in 26 countries.

After the successful sale of his business Al said, “As a member, Vistage was transformational for me and my business. As I considered my career options, the opportunity to pay forward the gift of Vistage became my clear choice. I look forward to surrounding myself with leaders that face similar problems and opportunities I once faced and seeing where Vistage guides them in their businesses.”

Al Marquiss has over 30 years of experience both as a small business entrepreneur and business leader for large companies. He started his first business, a printing company at age 21 and a couple of years later added an advertising business. Over the last 30 years, Al has started or acquired a dozen small businesses ranging from Services, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Retail, B2B Sales and Distribution, and Business Coaching. In Al’s thirties and early forties, he worked for two large companies including several leadership roles for a Fortune 100 company. Al’s role as a Vistage Chair allows him to continue his strong commitment to business by helping talented CEOs and small business owners get to the next level with continuous learning, coaching, and utilizing the collective wisdom of the group to overcome challenges and seize opportunities.

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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