Vistage Chair Steve Tafaro launches new private advisory board for small businesses in northern New Jersey

San Diego, April 6, 2015— Vistage Chair Steve Tafaro has recently launched a new small business group in the northern 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. Tafaro is part of a community of more than 800 Chairs worldwide who lead local area groups, which total more than 21,000 members in 20 countries.

Vistage Regional Executive Lee Peters applauded his success: “Steve, Congrats on amazing job building the ONLY SB group in NJ and adding an additional group to your practice. The leadership and tenacity you demonstrated played a crucial role in your success and I loved the many creative ideas you shared which I will be able to share with the rest of the community. Thanks for taking on the challenge of building this group as Tamara now has a Chair to refer the many SB leads that cross her desk! We are very fortunate to have a Chair like you in our community. CONGRATS!”

Steve Tafaro is an entrepreneurial leader with 38 years of executive management and business development experience in diverse industries, and currently works with CEOs of small and mid-sized businesses to develop and implement strategies aimed at improving shareholder value. Steve founded Tafaro & Associates in 1990 to provide interim management services to technology and service related businesses in need of growth and/or restructuring to meet revenue and profit objectives or to prepare the business for sale. Some of the positions he held in this capacity include: President of Bell Atlantic Integrated Systems, President of IVAX Industries and Fuller Brush’s Institutional Products Groups, SVP of Xspand, Inc., and SVP of Financial Technologies, Inc. Tafaro has a BA and MA in Education from Montclair State College.

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 -- 21,000 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 grew their companies at three times the rate of the average U.S. company, according to a 2015 analysis of Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at vistage.com.

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