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 22,000 members in 20 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 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 — 22,000 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 in the past five years grew their companies 2.2 times faster than average small and midsize U.S. companies, according to a 2017 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at

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