Highly experienced executive leader offering more than 25 years of experience in business strategy, sales & channel development, market creation, marketing, corporate development, and small business education. Results-focused leader with proven ability to develop market strategies, provide executive sponsorship, launch new initiatives and drive businesses to scale.
With Constant Contact® starting in January 2001. Built the sales, business development, educational programs, and channel partner departments from the ground up, helping propel Constant Contact's growth to more than 400,000 customers and $175MM in revenue.
Developed Constant Contact’s Power of Relationships Program, an educational outreach program for small businesses, associations, and nonprofits offered globally by Constant Contact via live seminars and online webinars. This program provides small businesses and organizations with a comprehensive foundation on how to build successful, lasting customer relationships.
Has more than 20 years of experience building sales, business development, online, and marketing strategies for leading companies. Prior to Constant Contact was the Executive Director of Worldwide Sales & Business Development at AltaVista, a provider of search services and technology. Also held leadership positions at iAtlas Corp. InfoUSA® Inc., MFS Communications, SBC Communications (now AT&T), and Citicorp (now Citigroup Inc.).
Board of Directors positions include: LogoWorks (acquired by Hewlett Packard) uTest (www.utest.com), More Than Words and Hubcast (www.hubcast.com).
Invited to speak to small businesses by MSNBC, The Small Business Administration, US Chamber of Commerce, Association of Small Business Development Centers, and many other industry organizations.
Author: The Constant Contact Guide to Email Marketing
Executive Coach: Jake Karger (she's the master of how to find and build exceptional leadership and management talent)
Specialties: Sales, Leadership, Corporate & Business Strategy, Innovation, Business Development, Channel Development, Partnerships.