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Movers & Shakers: Sonya Bailor Elevates Leadership and Business Growth in Huntsville

Spotlight on Sonya Bailor of Bailor Group, a driving force in North Alabama's business landscape, and her selection by Vistage Worldwide to establish a transformative CEO peer advisory group.

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Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce


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Alabama Colon & Gastro • Aviation & Missile Solutions • Avion Solutions • Bailor Group • Bank Independent • Beyond Gravity • Bradley • Canvas • CGI Federal • Crestwood Medical Center • Deloitte • Designs by Essence • Drake State • Fantasy Playhouse Children • GovConPay • GTEC • Huntsville Botanical Garden • Huntsville Hospital Foundation • Huntsville Hospital • Keller Williams Realty • LSINC Corporation • Madison County Commission • Maranatha Camp & Conference Center • MartinFed • Maynard Nexsen • MDW Associates • Merit Bank • Miltope Corporation • NAI Chase Commercial • Partnership for a Drug-Free Community • Red Sage Communications • SEA Wire and Cable • Salvation Army • Special Aerospace Services • Still Serving Veterans • StoneCreek Dental Care • Turner Construction • University of Alabama in Huntsville • Victory Solutions • Village of Promise • Warren Averett • WEDC Foundation • Wilson Lumber

Sonya Bailor, Bailor Group

July 1, 2023

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.


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