Jay Holstine

CEO Peer Group Advisor / Chair

Jay Holstine is a CEO Peer Group Advisor / Chair at Vistage Worldwide, Inc., in Plano, Texas. He leads a group of 16 high-performing executive leaders who meet monthly provide comprehensive CEO coaching services. These are CEOs who are going beyond their current achievements to inspire growth in those they lead, and in their companies, to drive lasting improvements and make their communities a better place.

Jay Holstine is also the managing director of Compass Advisory Consultants, a provider of consulting services to businesses such as early startups and multi-million-dollar corporations preparing for successful exits.

Mr. Holstine began his career as a product engineer with General Motors in Dayton, Ohio, followed by an operations consulting role with New York City’s Accenture Consulting and a supply chain consulting job at Deloitte Consulting. He then managed a manufacturing plant near Ashville, North Carolina, and has spent the last 20 years serving as the CEO of several software companies. He holds a bachelors of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Kansas.

Plano, TX, US

Work Experience

Jan 2021 - Present

CEO Peer Advisory Board Chair
Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

Jan 2013 - Present

Managing Director
Compass Advisory Consultants

Dec 2018 - Aug 2020



Aug 1982 - May1986

Bachelor of Science (BS)
University of Kasas
Mechanical Engineering