Barbara Monti has nearly 25 years of experience as a business owner and entrepreneur and has been a Vistage Chair since 1996. She started the first Vistage group in Southwest Florida and is one of the longest serving Chairs.
Barbara’s first entrepreneurial experience was a co-owner of a national ski lift spare parts and service business. After negotiating a lucrative sale of the company, she then started a marketing firm in Killington, Vermont, which she owned and operated for twelve years. Barbara joined forces with her husband in the mid-1980’s to establish Monti & Associates, Inc., a business consulting firm which continues today. The firm specializes in market research and marketing, international business, executive education and business coaching.
Barbara has an undergraduate degree in Sociology from Daemen College, a Master’s Degree in Education from Oswego State University and postgraduate coursework in Education at Utica College of Syracuse University.