For Immediate Release

Unique Chicago Area Consulting Firm Selected as 'Best in Class' for Corporate Turnaround, Renewal and Change

Toronto, Canada, May 15, 2001 - The editors of The CEO Refresher ( have selected the consulting firm, FitzGerald Associates of Lake Forest, IL and their web site as the 'Best in Class - Corporate Turnaround/Renewal'. The 'Best in Class' awards are a feature of The CEO Refresher's CEO Links to the best of the internet - to provide managing officers and business leaders immediate access to the most useful sites and services. The selection was based on value, effectiveness and direct applicability to current economic conditions.

"The 'Best in Class' awards highlight the best resources for business leaders," stated Rick Sidorowicz, publisher and editor of The CEO Refresher. Other 'Best in Class' designations include the Harvard Business Review for best business magazine, Bloomberg as best for the markets, Microsoft as best for investor relations, Wall Street Executive Library for best business portal, for competitive intelligence and Hillman Curtis for best design.

"We have featured several of Tom FitzGerald's articles in The CEO Refresher. Reader response has been powerful. His approach to corporate turnaround, renewal and change is uniquely effective and immediately applicable." added Rick Sidorowicz. "We know CEOs struggle daily with the challenges of turnaround, preemptive response and bottom-line improvement and we want to direct them to resources that can make a profound and fundamental difference quickly. The approach employed by Fitzgerald Associates, as described in Tom's many articles, is powerful and it shows - right on the bottom line."

"We appreciate the recognition," stated Tom FitzGerald. "We have proven and effective concepts, techniques and instruments available that are immediately usable by senior line managers. Many of them are available on our web site.

FitzGerald Associates is a management consultancy, headquartered in the Chicago area. It was founded in 1976. The major focus of its practice is preemptive turnaround, corporate renewal and CEO coaching. They have worked with the managing officers of more than 200 organizations in the US, Canada and Europe, ranging in size from start-up to Fortune Five Hundred. Contact FitzGerald Associates here:

The CEO Refresher ( is an on-line publication featuring articles on creative leadership, competitive strategy, leading change, and performance improvement. Viewers are business leaders, senior executives and business students and the site is receiving an increasing international exposure. The CEO Refresher is insightful, mindful, informative, quick and easy to read, strategic and somewhat revolutionary ... brain food for business!

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