PILGRIM | associates

executive business coaching

Executive Consulting

Pilgrim associates is an executive business coaching and consulting firm specializing in a variety of pragmatic strategic

business planning venues. 


"Helping purposeful executives reach their needs."


Pilgrim associates also specializes in entrepreneurial startup initiatives to empower clients to launch their "why" into their marketplace and offers business development services.

Strategic Vision

Pilgrim associates focuses on small and mid-size businesses to address the development of their strategic vision through careful attention to: 

  • Business Plans
  • Public & Private Sectors
  • Executive infrastructure alignments
  • Succession transitioning
  • Goal-focused operational execution


dick pellegrini

Dick Pellegrini


Dick Pellegrini, President and Founder of Pilgrim associates, earned a Humanities degree from the University of Vermont followed by graduate study in business operations at Clark University and strategic marketing at Harvard University.


He is also a board certified Chair of the premier, global Vistage CEO coaching process.  Vistage CEOs and Presidents are held accountable to grow their businesses while providing personal professional enhancement to their leadership styles.


He holds long standing memberships in American Management Assoc., American Marketing Assoc., Turnaround Management Assoc., American Society of CEOs and  Vistage.

What our valued clients are saying....

“Dick has been by my side since my promotion to CEO in 2011. Since that time, we’ve been recognized as a best place to work every year while consistently breaking sales and profitability records. Dick always gives it to me straight and his council has been invaluable”

Chris Chartrand

CEO, Kegel LLC

“During my 10 years as a Vistage member, I always valued the feedback from my peers and look forward to our monthly exec sessions with continued passion to achieve and grow my businesses.”

Chip Tucker

President/CEO , Tucker Paving, Inc.

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How CEOs overcome being stuck in the weeds

When CEOs get stuck in the weeds—giving their attention to too many issues at once—it’s often difficult to find their way out.
Many issues vie for the CEO’s attention. There’s the budget, brand, board, employees, executive team, plans for the future, and dozens of other details. Taken together, they can overwhelm CEOs, leaving them feeling like they’re surrounded by tall grass with no escape.


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