Vistage Chair Ethan Milkes launches new private advisory board for chief executives in Dallas

San Diego, March 30, 2016— Vistage Chair Ethan Milkes has recently launched a new chief executive group in the Dallas, TX market. The new Vistage members will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Milkes is part of a community of more than 800 Chairs worldwide who lead local area groups, which total more than 45,000 members in 35 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Tim Gray applauded his success: “Ethan is one of the brightest new minds, we are coming onto the Dallas Chair market. Ethan blends an easy going style with a very probing style which allows him to encourage members to open up freely and share what’s at their core. Ethan also invoked a very methodical and deliberate process in his Group Build which allowed him to sign most of the members he interviewed. Ethan is going to be a great addition to our Dallas Chair community.”

Ethan comes to Vistage as a Chief Operating Officer with 34 years of overall experience in the produce/farming, rent-to-own, and retail clothing industries. Previously he spent 26 years as an Owner/General Manager overseeing all aspects of a seven day a week manufacturing facility. Milkes also serves on the Board of Directors of a private 501-C3 charitable foundation, CHAI (Community Homes for Adults, Inc. as well as shareholder of a national culinary herb company with locations throughout the United States.

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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