Sales Individual & Business Development Awards Final Judges
2017 FINAL JUDGING CHAIR
Stephen Gill, President, Stephen Gill Associates, Aston on Trent, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Stephen Gill is an experienced, award-winning, international business development consultant and company director with a strong engineering background. He gained much of his experience at the senior management or board level of international organizations. With a focus on helping individuals to excel, and organizations to grow and thrive, he is a trusted advisor, mentor, and strategist to executives and businesses.
Stephen is a high profile figure in the HVACR engineering field serving as President of the Institute of Refrigeration, and as a refrigeration expert consultant working on many prestigious HCAVR projects around the globe. He is known for providing energy-efficient, sustainable cooling solutions that are practical and affordable. Stephen Gill Associates won a Gold Stevie® at the 2014 Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Services Awards in Las Vegas; and went on to win two Gold Stevies® at the 2015 Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards in Shanghai for a refrigeration industry awareness poster campaign. These posters have since been translated into 8 languages.
Comments Stephen: “The Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service bring a focus to the diversity of energy, professionalism, creativity, and sheer passion of working in this industry for individuals, departments, and organizations. As a past Gold Stevie® winner I know just how much it means to win one of these coveted awards.”
Stephen is a regular contributor to business and technical magazines and books, as well as a conference speaker. He has an MBA from Loughborough University and an LL.M (Business Law) from De Montfort University. He divides his time equally between his businesses in the UK and Southeast Asia.
Mandarr Agshikar, General Manager & Business Excellence Consultant
Ajhinkkya FZE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
EFQM Certified professional with over TWO and Half decades of experience in Sales & Marketing, New Business Development Consultancy, Project & Relationship Management and Business Excellence. Demonstrates a passion for Excellence initiatives in Business and assists Organizations in their journey towards Excellence.
David Bostick, Division Director
Integral UK Ltd., Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom
Pam Dunleavy, VP, Sales & Marketing
AIReS, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Heisha Freeman, EVP, Sales & Marketing
The Move Management Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Heisha Freeman holds the position of EVP with MoveCenter, a global employee relocation management company. She is responsible for all sales and marketing operations, plus setting strategic direction and organization alignment towards those goals. Passionate about customer service, Heisha is most proud of her company’s client retention rate of 100% for 24 years.
Robert Gillespie, Executive Vice President
New York Community Bancorp, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Robert Gillespie has been a banking executive for over 30 years, with leadership experience in Human Resources, Leadership Development and various areas of operations. He has also been an officer and director of organizations ranging from Society of Human Resources Development, American Bankers Association, Cleveland City Mission and America Saves. He has also been a recipient of a Top Five Training Award and a ranking of 12th in the ATD BEST program.
Eric Louttit, Partner Digital Agency
Birst Group, Inc., New York, New York, USA
20 Years of experience in growth oriented technology leadership spanning sales, management, strategy, corporate development and marketing. Currently building partnerships with venture teams for corporate innovation. Extensive background and track record of success in strategic sales of enterprise software and services. Specialties in SaaS, ERP, CRM, IoT, Analytics, and outsourcing. Currently corporate venture partner at One Traction and previously with Oracle, IBM and Ultimate Software Group.
Jason Mathias, Chief Operating Officer
Homesnap, Inc., Washington, D.C., USA
Jason is Homesnap's Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for overseeing Homesnap's business functions. He brings with him 18 years of sales, marketing and operational experience. Jason is a strong operator with deep experience growing and scaling revenue generating teams. Prior to Homesnap, Jason was the VP of Revenue Operations at LivingSocial where he led all operational and inside sales functions. Before LivingSocial, Jason held a variety of sales and marketing leadership roles at HomeAway Inc. and Dell Inc. Jason holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Scott McIntyre, Chief Instigator - Owner
Infinite Green, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Scott has 25 years in the industry and co-owns Infinite Green which helps companies design and implement more valuable customer experiences.
Donald Pillai, Strategic Business Advisor
Robust Marketing, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
I seek to forward my knowledge, take on new challenges, with Industry Leaders and Experts, expand my own business offerings and serve people all over the world as best I can.
Alec Stern, Owner
www.thehandycane.com, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Alec Stern is Co-Founder of the Handy Cane (www.thehandycane.com), an award-winning, innovative and revolutionary all-in-one walking cane and reaching grabber. Alec is also a Co-Founder and previously Vice President of Strategic Innovation and Executive-in-Residence for the SMB Innovation Program at Constant Contact (Nasdaq: CTCT 2007, Acquired by EIGI 2016).