Meet the Experts

Finding Vistage Members by leveraging social media and social networking

Meet Our Distinguished Experts in the Vistage Leadership Community

On this Portal for Vistage/TEC Chairs, Members, Speakers, and Trusted Advisors —  Barry Deutsch, Brad Remillard, and their distinguished panel of experts in the area hiring, retention, leadership, sales management, and leveraging social media/networking bring together a powerful set of information to help everyone in the Vistage/TEC Community become more effective growing and building great organizations through client/customer and employee engagement.

Meet our Portal Founders and Moderators:

Brad Remillard PictureBrad Remillard, an executive recruiter with over 25 years of experience, has conducted over 50,000 interviews and been involved in more than 1,000 executive searches. A CPA and graduate of California State University, Fullerton, Brad previously served as President of CJA Executive Search, which was recognized as one of the top search firms in Southern California. Brad has conducted nationwide searches ranging from Fortune 500 executive vacancies to entrepreneurial companies. His search expertise includes General Management (CEO, COO, GM), Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing and Operations, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, and Information Systems.

In 1999, Brad co-founded the American Association of Senior Executives (AASE), one of Southern California’s largest career management and business resource organizations exclusively dedicated to VP and C-level executives. The AASE has assisted more than 1,500 corporate executives manage their careers. Brad has personally coached many of these executives on success-based interviewing, 21st Century networking techniques, and career transition. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of career management and executive networking.

barry_portrait_thumb.jpgBarry Deutsch is a well-known thought leader in hiring and peak performance management. He is a frequent and sought-after speaker for management meetings, trade associations, and CEO forums, such as Vistage International, formerly known as TEC, a worldwide CEO membership organization of over 10,000 CEOs and senior executives. Many of his clients view him as their virtual “Chief Talent Officer”.

Barry was named “IMPACT Speaker of the Year” for 2006 by Vistage International. This award recognizes the Speaker/Expert who has made the greatest impact on the worldwide member companies of Vistage. Barry is also frequently asked to present IMPACT Hiring Solutions award winning programs on Hiring, Retention, and Motivating Top Talent. Barry leverages a vast knowledge base of 25 years in the executive search field, with a track of successful placements in multi-billion dollar Fortune 100 companies, entrepreneurial firms, and middle-market high-growth businesses. He has worked closely with thousands of CEOs and Key Executives to help improve hiring success, leverage human capital, and raise the bar on talent acquisition.

Barry earned his BA and MA from American University in Washington, D.C. Prior to his executive search career, Barry held positions of responsibility in Finance and General Management with Mattel, Beatrice Foods, and Westinghouse Cable.