Chair Bio

Jina Melnyk


Jina has over 20 years’ experience working in the corporate sector across SMEs in the Philadelphia area of the US serving in various roles for publically-traded and privately-held companies. Jina has extensive experience serving as Chief Financial Officer for companies in a range of $10m to $50m in annual revenue, working closely with private equity firms and corporate boards of directors, and working on several M&A transactions.

She worked alongside her CEOs to develop growth initiatives through acquisitions, integrate and restructure teams and process, and deliver on exit strategies. Jina was also a member of Vistage for six years in the US and found great value in developing and coaching others.

After selling a profitable pharmaceutical data solutions provider to IMS Health, Jina and her family moved to London in January 2015 for her husband’s career. Working on her passion for leadership development, she is now a professional coach with two accreditations forthcoming. Jina believes in life-long learning and she brings an enthusiastic and pragmatic approach to her work and personal life.

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In speaking with Jina about her experience as a Vistage group member, she says, “I can’t imagine my life without Vistage. My group supported and challenged me when I needed it most. I’m passionate about being a Vistage Chair because I know the impact that Vistage has on executives.”

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Types of Group run by this Chair

Successful leaders combine good business sense with inspiration, guidance and unwavering authority. Connect with up to 16 peers from a diverse range of non-competitive businesses and backgrounds in this one-of-a-kind peer advisory and executive leadership development program.

The Vistage Chief Executive Program creates a unique environment that provides each member with individual insight, coaching, strategies and leadership skills to help you make better decisions and achieve better results for your company. Harness the power of a group of fellow executives all driven to do the best for themselves and their peers.

We tailor each Vistage private advisory group to ensure that each member get the maximum benefit possible.

We have specific groups for CEOs/MDs running larger SME business (typically £3-£50m); executives running smaller businesses (typically £1-3m); key executives who report to a CEO/MD; and for organisations that wish to bring Vistage inside their organisation for all their senior management team. Find out more about the different Vistage group offerings