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.
Pilgrim associates focuses on small and mid-size businesses to address the development of their strategic vision through careful attention to:
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.
“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”
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.”
President/CEO , Tucker Paving, Inc.
With 22% of small businesses reporting impacts of the Delta variant and another 22% expecting to be impacted in the future, small business leaders are tempering their projections and investments to ride out the currents that have quelled the economic surge. Over half – 56% of small businesses – report no impacts or concerns for the future, a figure that has likely shifted since the time of the survey due to rising cases and hospitalizations.
In response to the rising cases Delta variant, small businesses had a wait and see attitude in early August. Those who have not or don’t anticipate impacts are staying the course; 55% of small businesses have not made any changes to date. Many are instead deferring to CDC guidelines, WHO guidance and OSHA and state mandatory requirements which have changed since the time of the survey.