Source: Vistage Worldwide, Inc. | Release | May 20, 2020

Gabriel Bolas II, President and CEO at Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) has
been selected to be a member of the second Chief Executive peer advisory board in Knoxville
by Vistage Worldwide, Inc. He joins over 200 senior executives, business owners, and CEOs
across the state of Tennessee who are Vistage members. A Kingsport, TN native, Gabe
earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering disciplines from the University of
Tennessee, and joined KUB in 1995.

Board Chair Kurt Greene said, “I am thrilled to welcome Gabe to this diverse group of
exceptional owners and top executives who play pivotal roles in achieving accelerated growth
in their companies, and are growing quickly themselves as leaders. Gabe joins them in a
special commitment, one which is enhancing not only their own lives, but also those of their
families, employees, and others they touch in our communities.” Kurt is Chair of the three
Vistage advisory boards in the greater Knoxville area.

Vistage members meet monthly with peers from local non-competing businesses to help one
another improve their companies and themselves. Membership is by invitation and requires a
nomination and a selection process.

About Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
Vistage is the world’s leading executive coaching organization for small and midsize
businesses. For more than 60 years, we’ve been helping CEOs, business owners and key
executives solve their greatest challenges through confidential peer advisory groups and oneto-
one executive coaching sessions with accomplished business leaders. Today, more than
23,000 members in 20 countries rely on Vistage to help make better decisions for their
companies, families and communities. The results prove it: Vistage member companies grow
2.2 times faster than average small and midsize U.S. businesses, according to a 2017 study of
Dun & Bradstreet data. Learn more at or call (865) 407-0703.

About KUB
KUB provides electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater services to more than 464,000
customers in Knox County, Tennessee, and surrounding counties. We exist to serve our
customers by providing utility services that are safe, reliable, and affordable; however, our
mission is about more than pipes and wires. It’s about meeting the needs of our customers and
being good stewards of the environment, community resources, and ratepayers’ dollars. We
look forward to continuing to help our community grow in the years to come.