Sales Categories

Sales Categories - 2009 Finalists

The following have been selected as Finalists in The 2009 (7th annual) American Business Awards. The Stevie Award winner in each category will be announced at the awards banquet in New York on Monday, June 22.

Sales Department of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Residential Finance Corporation, Columbus, OH
FINALISTS:
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., Lake Success, NY
Careerbuilder.com, Chicago IL
Con-way Truckload, Joplin, MO
DealerSocket, San Clemente, CA
Family Heritage Life Insurance, Cleveland, OH
Sundance Vacations, Wilkes Barre, PA
The Hartford, Simsbury, CT
Trimble Mobile Resource Management, Fremont, CA
U S Postal Service Sales, Washington DC

Sales Team of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Sales Partnerships, Inc., Westminster, CO
FINALISTS:
ALOM, Fremont, CA
Autohaus Arizona Inc., Phoenix, AZ
Direct Alliance, Tempe, AZ: Government Sales Team
Direct Alliance, Tempe, AZ: Client Direct Sales Team
Exhibitgroup/Giltspur, Roselle, IL
Family Heritage Life Insurance, Cleveland, OH
Omniture, Orem, UT
Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, OH

Sales Executive of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Jason Benham, CEO, Benham REO Group, Concord, NC
FINALISTS:
Brig. Gen. John Howard, DoD Business Development Manager, CDW Government, Inc., Vernon Hills, IL
Bill Thorla, Senior VP, Golden 1 Credit Union, Sacramento, CA
Todd Caponi, VP of Worldwide Sales, Right Hemisphere, Pleasanton, CA
Thomas Dolan, President, Global Account Operations, Xerox, Rochester, New York

Sales Director or Manager of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Leah Daniels, Sales Manager/Retention and Growth, ZoomInfo, Waltham, MA
FINALISTS:
Stewart Cruse, Sales Director, Digital Media, Inc. Lexington, KY
Amy Schweer, Sales Manager, Guest Communications Corporation, Lenexa, KS
Mark Muir, Senior Director, Business Development, Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., Wayne, PA

Sales Representative of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Jim Howard, National Accounts, Pharmacy OneSource, Bellevue, WA
FINALISTS:
Keith Borman, Business Development Manager, SDL, Superior, CO
Andrea Todd, Account Executive, Veeva Systems, Inc., Pleasanton, CA

Sales Trainer of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Russ Peterson, Lead Sales Trainer and Managing Director, iSpeak, Inc., Round Rock, TX
FINALISTS:
Dave Lakhani, Chief Sales Trainer, Bold Approach, Inc., Meridian, ID
Fred Rodriguez, Family Heritage Life Insurance, Cleveland, OH
Michael T. Canan, JM&A Group, Deerfield Beach, FL
Bo Lane, JM&A Group, Deerfield Beach, FL
Keith Rosen, Executive Sales Coach and President, Profit Builders, Merrick, NY
Andrea Sittig-Rolf, Blitz Master, Sittig Incorporated, Seattle, WA
Kevin Reinert, Director of Military Recruiter Training, The Brooks Group, Greensboro, NC
Jacqueline Hetherington, UnitedHealthcare, Minneapolis, MN