Vistage International Announces Winners of 2010 Vistage Member Leadership Awards

SAN DIEGO, November 11, 2010 – At a special awards dinner on November 5th, which served as the culmination of its National Chief Executive Member Conference in San Diego, Vistage International announced the winners of the Vistage Member Leadership Awards.  In its inaugural year, the Vistage Member Leadership Awards were created to honor the inspiring achievements of Vistage International members who best exemplify the organization’s values and six cultural imperatives of Collaboration, Courage, Impact, Innovation, Judgment, and Passion.

Vistage Chairman & CEO Rafael Pastor applauded the winners, “Our impressive winners exemplify the leadership, accomplishments and character that are the hallmarks of the Vistage community.  We are proud and grateful to each of them,” Pastor said.

The 2010 Vistage Member Leadership Award Recipients are: Christian Lawrence, CEO of SFL Data, San Francisco, California, for Collaboration; Elizabeth Waltman, Executive Director of United Blood Services New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, for Courage; Brian Cescolini and Steve Jones, co-CEOs of Universal Protection Service, Santa Ana, California, for Impact; Bill Reibl, CEO of Progressive International Corporation, Kent, Washington, for Innovation; Brian Fielkow, President of Jetco Delivery, Houston, Texas, for Judgment; and Peter Ganahl, President and CEO of Ganahl Lumber, Anaheim, California, for Passion. 

about Vistage International

Founded in 1957, Vistage International, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, California, is the world’s leading chief executive organization, serving more than 15,000 members in 15 countries.  Vistage member CEOs participate in chair-led advisory board peer groups, receive one-to-one coaching, learn from expert speakers, and connect online and in person with a global network of CEOs from a broad range of industries.  Its renowned Vistage CEO Confidence Index has been tracking CEO confidence and attitudes related to Main Street businesses since 2003. 

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