Vistage Chair Jacob Engel launches new private advisory board for chief executives in New York-New Jersey area

San Diego, December 22, 2015— Vistage Chair Jacob Engel has recently launched a new chief executive group in the New York- New Jersey market. The new Vistage members will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Engel 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 Lee Peters applauded his success: “Jacob, Congrats on activating your first group!  Throughout the entire build process you have done a terrific job of assembling a great group of leaders and I am confident you will do a great job of building an “Armed & Dangerous” group.  I welcome you to the community and we are fortunate to have you included….Welcome to the tribe!!!”

Jacob Engel, CEO of YEDA LLC and author of, The Prosperous Leader – How Smart People Achieve Success, is a management consultant and executive coach on a mission. Previously COO of a $200MM food and real estate enterprise, his passion is empowering entrepreneurs and business owners to succeed, by imparting the knowledge to change, (“Yeda” in Hebrew is knowledge,) and helping implement that change in their organization. Jacob attended Rabbinical School.

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