Vistage Recognizes Dean Minuto with Speaker of the Year Award

San Diego, June 8, 2015 – Vistage International, a global organization which assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners, is proud to recognize Dean Minuto as the 2014 Speaker of the Year, an award given to the “MVP” of the speaker community.

Dean Minuto
Dean Minuto

The Speaker of the Year Award recognizes one speaker from the Vistage speaker community with a high volume of well-scored and highly engaging presentations. Qualified speakers must have presented a minimum of 200 Vistage presentations overall – with a minimum of 50 presentations within the designated year – and have received a cumulative scoring of 4.7 or higher for both content and delivery.

This year’s recipient, Dean Minuto, presented 112 times in 2014, the most of any Vistage speaker, and was praised by members for his program, Yescalate: Your System To Get Yes, Step By Step. Minuto’s program received the highest average scores from members, including a 4.9 across the board in content, delivery and applicability.

Dean is a member of Bob Holland’s CE4104 in Pennsylvania.

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