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 45,000 members in 35 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 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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