Vistage Chair Susan Giles Bischak Launches New Small Business Group in Phoenix Market

San Diego, October 2, 2014— Vistage Regional Executive Saundra Johnson recently announced that Chair Susan Giles Bischak has launched a new small business group in the Phoenix, AZ market. Bischak is joining a community of nine local Chairs, and more than 400 worldwide, whose groups of CEOs, executives, and business owners meet monthly to process pressing business issues and opportunities. In her new group, Bischak will lead the discussion while holding members accountable for following through and taking action. More than 250 Phoenix-area executives – as well as 21,000 members around the world – rely on Vistage Private Advisory Boards to get the most out of their businesses.

Vistage Regional Executive Saundra Johnson applauded her success: “Congratulations to Susan Bischak and the launch of the newest Small Business group in Arizona. I had the privilege of attending their launch meeting and I found the members to be an excellent group of leaders. Here’s to many years of an amazing Vistage experience!”

Susan Giles Bischak is a strategic leader, coach, and entrepreneur with more than 30 years’ experience in the consulting and technology arenas. She helps large and small companies target growth opportunities, streamline operations, increase financial stability, and create innovation for expansion or sale. Susan is the CEO and President of Giles & Company Strategic Business Consultants, Inc., a company she founded. She founded and served as Board Chair and CEO of KidzMouse, Inc., a computer products company for children’s accessories; Senior Managing Director of Global Consulting for CBRE, an international commercial real estate firm; and Partner at EY, an international accounting and consulting firm. Susan is an educator and author and served as adjunct professor at Stanford University Graduate School of Business, the University of Southern California, and was Co-chair of the 2013 Municipal Finance Challenge at ASU where she was a Faculty Associate.

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