Vistage recognizes Jon Vegosen with a 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award

Chicago, Illinois, November 28, 2022 – Jon Vegosen has been named the recipient of a 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award by Vistage, the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses.  The Lifetime Achievement Award honors long-standing members “who see no finish line in their pursuit of world class.  With a track record of bold decisions benefiting company, community and beyond, they are a beacon to Vistage peers even as they achieve personal greatness.”

“I am deeply honored and humbled to receive this wonderful award,” said Vegosen.  “Vistage has been an invaluable part of my life for over two decades, and it has helped to shape my leadership skills and enhanced my self-awareness.”

Vegosen is a co-founding member of Chicago corporate and litigation law firm Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman and Dunn Ltd. (“FVLD”).  He has a broad-based legal background but concentrates in labor and employment matters.  He speaks and writes regularly about employment and business issues, including harassment prevention; the importance of documentation; effective interviewing; diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging; discrimination; non-competition and non-solicitation agreements; board effectiveness; and reinventing one’s business.

His community involvement includes serving as Chairman of the Board, President, & CEO of the United States Tennis Association in 2011 and 2012.  He has also been Chairman of the Board of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association since 2015 and has been a long-time Director for Life of Chicago social service agency, JCYS.

Vegosen was nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award by his Vistage Chair, Rob Knauer.  Knauer stated that Vegosen is “a tremendous asset to the group.  The guidance he delivers is done with care, insight, consideration, precision and grace.”  Here is a link to the Vistage 2022 Member Excellence Awards e-book featuring Vegosen’s story and leadership tips (see page 11) along with those of other winners of this year’s Vistage Member Excellence Awards.

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