Vistage Chair Bill McDonnell launches new executive coaching group for chief executives in Rochester, NY

San Diego, CA (September 15, 2021) – Vistage Chair Bill McDonnell recently launched a new chief executive group in the Rochester, NY market. Founded in 1957, Vistage brings together exclusive groups of high-performing CEOs through a proven leadership experience that delivers results both personally and professionally. When leaders come together in their confidential monthly Vistage private advisory board meetings, they gain the perspective, clarity and support to help them become better leaders and accelerate their company’s growth. More than 45,000 Vistage members worldwide have access to expert speakers, personalized coaching sessions and international networking.

McDonnell said, “I am so lucky to have such smart and talented CEOs in this group. I hope I can inspire these leaders and provide significant value to their lives.”

McDonnell’s entrepreneurial curiosity, extensive sales and marketing experience, and strong background in financial management led him to start his own company, Nadarra Lighting, an OLED lighting manufacturer and design company that McDonell transformed using modern technology. McDonnell also serves on the board of a nonprofit school that solves educational injustice, helping disadvantaged kids come up to grade level, excel, and get into college. McDonnell earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Villanova 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 & Bradstreet data. Learn more at

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