founder of the 40 year old not-for-profit Chief Executive Officers
Clubs (CEO Clubs), Joe Mancuso is the entrepreneur's entrepreneur.
CEO Clubs International is composed of CEO’s running businesses with
about $20,000,000 of average annual sales. The club has over 15,000
current active members.
Mancuso is a popular speaker and participants have paid over
$150,000,000 to hear the talks and workshops conducted or arranged
by Joseph Mancuso.
Most recently, Joe has traveled to China; fifteen times in eight
years and brought with him on the trips over 500 diverse CEOs. Today
the Clubs have chapters in China/India/Dubai/and Greece.
Mancuso is undoubtedly best known as an author. His books and
tapes have been heard or read by more small business people than
those of any other management author, according to Simon & Schuster.
He has edited or written twenty-six books, and currently ten books
are classified as backlist books, which sell about the same quantity
every year. In addition, Joe has authored numerous magazine
articles and booklets; in such a diverse magazines as Playboy, Penthouse,
Success, Harvard Business Review, The Journal of Marketing and The
Journal of Small Business. His materials about business plan preparation
have outsold all other authors combined.
Joe holds an Electrical Engineering degree from WPI and an MBA
from the Harvard Business School. His Doctorate is from Boston University
in Educational Administration. He was the Chairman of the Management
Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts
before launching CEO Clubs International in 1977. He lives in Manhattan, with
his wife and business partner, Karla, their two children Max and
May. His three married daughters have given him six grandchildren.
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PRIMARY BENEFITS OF CEO CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Executive Officers Club International, Inc. (CEO Clubs International) is a nonprofit 501-c-3 organization
which creates a nurturing environment for CEOs dedicated to improving the
quality and profitability of their enterprises through shared experience and
personal growth. They were founded by Dr. Joseph Mancuso in 1977 as he left the
chairmanship of the management Department of WPI in Worcester, Ma. Joe believed
there should be a better way to learn than sitting in classrooms reading books
and taking notes and exams..
We say we
help one another grow our businesses by "Making money and having fun, while we are learning."
"It's ok to be independent, but there is no reason to be alone."
of chapters in the U.S., India, South
CEO Clubs International is a 35-year-old nonprofit, by-invitation-only membership
association. Members must be CEOs of businesses which have above $2,000,000 in
annual sales. Our average club member has $20,000,000 in annual sales.
chapters each meet eight times a year for a half-day luncheon program. A member
of one chapter is a member of all chapters and their bio and photo are password
protected on the website. The morning is spent in roundtables and a speaker
usually concludes the program. Other meetings are also scheduled with no
speaker, or with site visits or with members from other countries.
past three decades, CEO Clubs International have attracted many national figures such as:
Ted Turner, Herb Kelleher, Peter Grace, T. Boone Pickens, Wally Amos, Zig
Ziglar, Fred Smith, Richard DeVos, Royal Little, Edson De Castro, Steve Forbes,
Victor Kiam, David Neeleman, Pat McGovern, Michael Bloomberg, and Donald Trump,
Peter Peterson, just to name a few who have addressed the Clubs. All of these
past luncheon talks are free to download in our TALKS section. Be sure to
listen to the talks by Frank "The Conman" Abagnale and Bill "The
Unknown Billionaire" Bartmann. They are tied with the better known, Ted
Turner, as most popular.
count among our lifetime members the founders of America Online, Jim Kimsey and
chapter also holds social sessions where we visit the NY Stock and NASDAQ
exchange, the Federal Reserve Bank, Universal Studios and the Getty Museum,
or enjoy dinner parties or boat cruises. We frequently arrange business trips
between our members in different countries, especially China.
Membership is by invitation and prospective members are encouraged to attend a
CEO Club meeting as a guest.
read about our Presidential Advisory Councils (PAC) where
a dozen members act as a mutual Board of Advisors for one another.
Joe Mancuso Article, Pakistan
Magazine, "Evolve", August 2016
PAC And Super PAC
A PAC (Presidential Advisory Council) is a group of about a dozen
CEO members who serve as a board of advisors for one another - A
About 400 CEO Club members participate in a PAC. PAC members
must be members of the CEO Club. PAC members must sign mutual
confidentiality agreements, agree to share detailed financial information,
and agree not to miss more than two consecutive meetings. They also
must be in control of their company and need to have a minimum of
25 employees with at least $2 million in annual sales.
Sounding out issues or decisions with a knowledgeable, yet not
directly involved, peer group can significantly improve the odds
The group focuses on the host company's biggest problem or opportunities.
The council then offers solutions and advice. A mastermind occurs
at the end of each session as each member shares their ideas to
aid the host. This is audio-taped for the host to utilize as a reference.
Confidentiality agreements are signed due to the sharing of financial
information. Meetings include recaps and current developments by
the council members present.
A PAC meets eight times annually, at each member's business.
Each meeting usually goes from 10am to 5pm.
The Super PAC is for larger companies and operates on an international
basis. Minimum company size is $10 million in annual sales. Super
PACs meet for three-day weekends three times a year. Annual fees
are $10,000 for two people. All Super PAC members receive all the
benefits of a full CEO Club member.
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PAC section for information on upcoming meetings.