Vistage Recognizes Speakers Bill Hawfield and Joe Dillon with Lifetime Achievement Awards

San Diego, June 9, 2015 – Vistage International, a global organization which assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners, is proud to award Bill Hawfield and Joe Dillon with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their outstanding service and commitment as Vistage speakers.

Regional Executive Jason Bateman and Bill Hawfield
Regional Executive Jason Bateman and Bill Hawfield

Requirements for the Lifetime Achievement Award include delivering a minimum of 500 presentations to Vistage groups and having more than 10 years of tenure on the Vistage speaking circuit. Additionally, the award is only presented to speakers who are consistently among the top-ranked speakers each year, and are flexible, responsive and committed to the Vistage mission.

Hawfield has been a Vistage member of CE30 for 15 years and a Vistage speaker since 1989. Throughout his career, he has presented more than 520 Vistage presentations, with career average scores of 4.6 in both content and delivery. His most popular program, Visual Planning, has been praised by both members and Chairs around the United States.

Joe Dillon
Joe Dillon

Dillon has been a Vistage speaker since 1997. Throughout his career, he has delivered more than 830 Vistage presentations, and has a career average score of 4.7 in both content and delivery. In 1999, Joe received the Speaker of the Year award, and his program Producing Peak Performance continues to deliver today.

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