Students Gain from the Professional Sales Pathways Series

Posted: Monday, April 4th 2016 at 1:01 PM

The Women in Sales Panel

This event took place on Monday, March 28, 2016 from 5:30- 6:30 PM.

The successful saleswomen talked about what helped them gain knowledge and confidence. They also encouraged students to develop relationships with their faculty and staff because they are very supportive and willing to help.

The panel was organized by Bernadine Lewis, director of undergraduate programs, who wants to teach students that women can also have successful careers in sales. She was very pleased with the event and was happy to see that more than 160 students attended.

The moderator for this event was Jennifer Mitchell, senior lecturer of marketing, and the panelist are as followed:

Moe Heise ('95 MKT) with Cardiovascular Systems, Inc
Noel Peterson with Aerotek
Anne Niemiec ('92 HRM) with Aramark
Penny Emerson ('80 Health Professions) with Native Resource Development

The Young Sales Professionals Pathways

This event took place on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 5:30–6:30 PM.

The event was a success! More than 200 students attended.

Participants learned from FCB alumni about their new careers in sales. Following the Pathways there was a networking reception that gave students the opportunity to mingle with company representatives.

The panelist stressed out to students that any job opportunity could lead to something great.

The moderator for this event was Kevin Trainor, associate professor of marketing who handles the FCB Professional Selling program. The five panelist are as followed:

Justin Ty Coplan ('15 MGT) with Fastenal                    
Clay Frizzell ('14 MGT) with Consolidated Electrical Devices
Amanda Garcia ('11 CIS) with CDW
Dominique Leonet ('13 MGT) with Ferguson
Victor Martinez ('14 MKT) with Stowebridge Promotion Group, Inc.   

Find out more about the Professional Selling program HERE.

More on the Pathways to Professional Leadership program HERE.

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