Our work together begins with developing a clear understanding of your organizational context, your business and project objectives, what you want done, and how we will know when we are successful.  Together we will develop an approach to deliver the expected results within an agreed upon budget and timeframe.


Brian has been selected by Vistage International to chair a group of fellow CEO’s, Presidents and Business Owners in the Twin Cities metro area. Vistage International is the world’s largest chief executive organization with over 14,500 members in 16 countries. Vistage, an invitation only organization, established in 1957, offers it’s members unparalleled resources to grow their companies faster and more effectively. In fact, member companies grow revenues 2-3x faster on average after joining Vistage.

Members gain fresh perspective and identify creative solutions through a unique combination of monthly peer group meetings, one-to-one coaching, expert workshops and access to “members only” conferences and online best practices. These powerful group dynamics create a trusted environment and discipline that result in Better Leaders, Better Decisions and Better Results.

CEO Peer Advisory Groups

The core of Vistage is the CEO peer advisory groups. Facilitated by Vistage executive coaches, these monthly discussions cover a wide variety of topics—from strategic planning to performance indicators.

In a trusted, confidential setting unique to Vistage groups, executives from diverse, non-competing industries meet once a month in a peer-to-peer environment to solve problems and take advantage of opportunities.

Members applaud peer advisory groups as a place where they can support each other and receive counseling from each other on business activities.

Groups consist of members from small to large companies and many industries, including technology, government contracting, manufacturing, financial services and many more.

CEO Mentoring

One of the benefits of being a Vistage member is the one-on-one coaching that you can receive from your chair. The chair is your objective business adviser–often a former CEO–who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. They provide:

  • Objective advice on issues affecting your company
  • Insight on industry trends
  • Help you establish your company’s long- and short-term of goals
  • And, most of all, support

The singular focus on members’ specific issues results in greater professional growth and peace of mind.

Expert Resource Speakers

Vistage resource speakers are leading experts in all aspects of of business and life balance. We deliver professional guidance, new ideas and real-world learning in interactive workshops.

Our expert resource speakers work with you to achieve results by providing critical insights and profitable tools that business leaders can effectively implement in their companies.

Content and Connectivity

Vistage members converge at local conferences to exchange ideas and connect with Vistage members and executive coaches beyond their own groups.

Expert speakers and interactive workshops create extraordinary learning experiences, with members gathering in a a group setting to discuss topics of mutual interest.

Worldwide member network

Every Vistage member belongs to an ever-expanding global network of nearly 15,000 business leaders, expert resource speakers, Vistage executive coaches and other professionals.

The online Vistage Member Network allows members to post questions concerning business and life-balance issues and receive guidance and suggestions from the global Vistage network.

Best-practices library

Vistage Village is the password-protected website for the worldwide Vistage community. Vistage Village gives each member access to more than 5,000 searchable articles and audio-visual content, including thought-leader pieces, practical tips, case studies and best practices.

If you lead a company in the Twin Cities metro area, and are interested in joining other local CEO’s who are committed to improving their effectiveness and enhancing their lives, I would love to meet with you and get acquainted.