Sonya Bailor, a distinguished consultant, coach, speaker, philanthropist, and growth strategist, has been selected by Vistage Worldwide, Inc., the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses, to establish a new CEO peer advisory group in Huntsville, Alabama. This new role complements her ongoing responsibilities as the President & CEO of Bailor Group, a boutique management and marketing consulting firm where she leads growth strategy diverse businesses, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Sonya’s commitment to unlocking growth potential has earned her recognition as a top 5 finalist for the esteemed 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Being a Vistage Chair aligns with Sonya’s mission to make an impact, inspire positive change, and stimulate growth by fostering a supportive and trusting community for business leaders. As a Vistage Chair, Sonya facilitates monthly peer advisory group meetings and provides one-on-one executive coaching, creating a space for candid discussions and targeted professional development. Sonya Bailor believes that success comes from empowering others, and her Vistage group represents this belief in action. By guiding and inspiring her members to grow their businesses and make better decisions, she ensures they benefit from the collective wisdom of their peers, the insights of world-class speakers, and a confidential, agenda-free setting. Sonya offers her group members access to Vistage’s global community of over 45,000 business leaders, expert speakers, networking events, and a shared wisdom that is unparalleled.
Sonya’s commitment to leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and passion for growth are a driving force in the North Alabama business landscape. She continues to create significant impact, not only through her professional work but also through her philanthropic endeavors. Sonya has held served on several boards, most recently she holds the board position of VP of Marketing and Strategy for Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) North Alabama affiliate, committed to empowering women in technology. Moreover, Sonya generously donates pro bono coaching hours as an expert business coach for clients of the nonprofit The Catalyst Center of Business and Entrepreneurship, dedicated to helping start and growing small businesses in Alabama.