Vistage Chair Rod Whitson launches new private advisory board for chief executives in Oklahoma City, OK

San Diego, March 6, 2017 — Vistage Chair Rod Whitson recently launched a new Chief Executive group in the Oklahoma City, OK market. The new Vistage members, joining a community of CEOs, executives, and business owners, will meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Rod 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.

When asked about the launch Rod said, “The group is very strong already, and they are already delivering value to each other… Being a Vistage Chair may be the best job in the world!”

Rod Whitson serves as trusted advisor to CEOs, founders, owners, and other key executives. He is a C-level executive who has led strategic growth initiatives in diverse organizations, including as VP of marketing at Vistage, and as president of The Townsend Agency, where he led successful international strategy for companies including Intel, QUALCOMM, Toshiba, Merck Biopharma, and Dow Pharma. Rod holds an MBA and B.S. from Oklahoma State University.

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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