Wayne Madden launches new small business group in Chicago market

San Diego, December 4, 2014— Vistage Chair Wayne Madden has recently launched a new small business peer advisory group in Chicago, IL. This new Vistage group will each meet monthly to discuss business issues, share expertise, and provide one another confidential help to achieve their goals. Madden is part of a community of more than 400 Vistage Chairs who lead local area groups, which total more than 23,000 members in 20 countries.

Vistage Best Practice Chair Aimee Daniels applauded his success: “Wayne is a natural to be a Vistage Chair. He is deeply passionate about the work that Vistage does which shows in how he has recruited his founding members. In a short time, Wayne has brought together a fabulous group of people and the strong connection which is already forming in the group is a testament to how Wayne shows up. I look forward to working with Wayne on what I am sure will be a long and prosperous Vistage experience.”

Madden is the owner of Madden Business Development. He works with business leaders that want to ensure that they as leaders as well as their organizations reach and stay on a path of continuous improvement. He has been a senior executive of a large B2B media company, has a long history in business leadership, and has started/built several successful businesses. He also has a wealth of experience in facilitating groups.

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 -- [mbr-count] strong in more than [cntry-count] 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. Media Contact Katie McWeeney | Vistage 858.523.6875 | katie.mcweeney@vistage.com