Involved in Vistage Michigan as its co-owner since its inception in 1976, Peggy Beadle has served as a Chief Executive Group Chair since 1995, and CEO since 2002. She retired from serving as CEO in 2009 and from chairing in 2012. As CEO, Beadle’s responsibilities included focusing on launching new strategic and marketing plans, recruiting and selecting new Vistage Michigan chairs, and implementing performance management and professional development systems for organization chairs and staff.
Prior to her involvement with Vistage Michigan, Beadle managed her own consulting firm, Management Agenda, providing organization development services to firms throughout the country. Additionally, she held organization development and training roles at City National Bank and Dayton Hudson Corporation, and was an internal consultant for McKesson Corporation, where she was responsible for executive assessment and development for more than 20,000 employees. In the 1970s, she co-founded the Women's Justice Center in Detroit, which, today, continues to utilize law students from local universities to provide legal services for indigent women.
Beadle completed extensive training at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and a yearlong internship program with University Associates in San Diego. She also attended Western Michigan University and University of Detroit.