Vistage Chair David Brown launches new private advisory board for chief executives in Phoenix

San Diego, March 31, 2015— Vistage Chair David Brown has recently launched a new chief executive group in the Phoenix, AZ market. The new Vistage members will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Brown is part of a community of more than 800 Chairs worldwide who lead local area groups, which total more than 21,000 members in 20 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Lesley Sarkesian applauded his success: “David Brown is going to be an amazing Vistage Chair who launches today with his secret sauce of “tenacity and grit”. Our Community of Arizona Chairs and Southwest Region Corporate Team has been behind him all the way and could not be happier that he is officially beginning his Vistage Journey. Congratulations David!”

Dr. David L. Brown has more than 25 years of progressively responsible business experience directing planning and managing matrix business operations. Dr. Brown has either led or consulted companies through start-up, survival, turnaround, and growth modes. He has spearheaded business and financial analyses as well as strategic and financial planning to accommodate development and capital management for both national and international companies. Dr. Brown received a Doctorate of Health Science in Leadership and Organizational Behavior from AT Still University, and completed the Executive Certificate of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.

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 -- 21,000 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 grew their companies at three times the rate of the average U.S. company, according to a 2015 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com.

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