College of Business > About > Centers & Institutes > Center for Sales Leadership
The Center for Sales Leadership offers cutting-edge research and innovative educational opportunities for students, business and community groups interested in the sales industry. The center supports three pioneering programs:
Sales Leadership Programs provide unique courses focused upon sales career development, which integrates academic knowledge with real-world industry exposure to further skill development.
Corporate Services offer the business community sales education and training on the latest sales tactics, technology and tools, customized consulting for national and international companies, and a speaking and event platform for industry experts to share knowledge and to network.
Research produces frontline research on the modern sales industry for the academic and business community members, including nationwide surveys to glean current best practices in sales organizations as well as custom research projects for our program partners.
Rich Rocco Executive Director, Center for Sales Leadership Associate Professor, Department of Marketing
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Daniel P. Strunk Executive-in-residence
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D. Joel Whalen, PhD Associate Professor
Director of Curriculum Development
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Deirdre LaVerdiere Program Partner Manager
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Clancy Ryan Co-founder, Center for Sales LeadershipAdjunct Professor, Department of Marketing
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