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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.

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Daniel P. Strunk, MBA
Managing Director
Inquiries Regarding: Partnership Development, Technology and Research, Program Curriculum

Rich Rocco, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing
Inquiries Regarding: Partnership Development

Deirdre LaVerdiere
Program Partner Manager
Inquiries regarding Partnership Development

MaryAnn Gibney
Student and Alumni Manager
Inquiries regarding student enrollment and alumni involvement

Clancy Ryan, MBA
Adjunct Professor
Director of Student Relations
Inquiries Regarding: Student Enrollment, Sid Felman Legacy Fund

D. Joel Whalen, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of Curriculum Development
Inquiries Regarding: Program Curriculum

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