About Jay Holstine
Building and empowering a high-achieving CEO Peer group that produces more effective leaders is Jay Holstine’s passion. Jay manages the CEO Peer group issue resolution sessions that surface root causes, pooled perspectives and shared wisdom.
Jay Holstine currently serves as chair and CEO peer group advisor at Vistage Worldwide in Dallas, Texas. The CEO Peer group contains approximately 18 members from non-competing businesses that support each other to become better leaders. In addition to chairing the group’s monthly meetings, Jay provides each member with one-to-one sessions to discuss issues, opportunities and business strategy.
Prior to his work at Vistage, Jay Holstine was a managing director with Compass Advisory Consultants, where he refined his business building and CEO coaching skills. Previously, Jay served as the chief executive officer and president of Freightflow, a cloud-based transportation management software company, and chief executive officer, president, and founder of SigmaFlow, a cloud-based process management solution. Jay is a graduate of the University of Kansas, where he received his bachelor of science in mechanical engineering.
University of Kansas
Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
CEO Peer Group Advisor / Chair
An accomplished business leader, Jay Holstine serves as a Vistage Chair and CEO Peer Group advisor in Dallas, Texas. As a growth-oriented CEO, Jay brings pragmatic methods and incisive analysis to help CEOs improve their work-life balance, and transition from working-in-the business ,to working-on-the-business more effectively.
Compass Advisory Consultants
Manages business advisory services to early-stage startups providing guidance for governance, innovation, growth, profitability, and positioning for potential exit.
Dec 2018-Aug 2020
Recruited to turn around cloud-based TMS software company targeting perishable food services industry with strategic planning, marketing, consultative-sales, operations, partner channel management, finance, and software development.
Jan 2001-Dec 2012
Directed cloud-based process management software company from inception to Private Equity exit without external capital, providing oversight of strategic planning, visioning, operations, marketing, business development, contract negotiations and finance.
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