Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 22, 2013
Jill Slupe, president of Verde Martin, provider of sales audit and sales acceleration services to organizations in Omaha, Nebraska, and Chicago, Illinois, as well as nationwide, welcomed Mary Erlain to the company’s team of professional sales auditors. Erlain, president of Peak Development Strategies, a business coaching and professional development firm, will use Verde Martin sales acceleration tools and strategies to attract and assist businesses that want to maximize sales growth.
Erlain brings a wealth of experience to Verde Martin. In addition to her own firm, she is affiliated with Leadership Management® International, Inc. as a certified program facilitator and mentor. Erlain has expertise in leadership development, productivity, strategic planning, sales coaching and sales training, in addition to the recruitment of new business professionals. Before launching Peak Development Strategies in 2007, Erlain was a certified sales coach, branch office supervisor, and registered representative. She has successfully managed, mentored and trained many successful business owners, managers and sales people during her career for firms such as Cole Taylor Bank, CENTA Corporation, Merrill Lynch, Waddell & Reed, Black Line Consulting, and Trust Company of Illinois.
“Mary’s experience is a perfect fit with Verde Martin’s sales philosophy,” Slupe said. “We are pleased to have someone of her caliber working beside us to help businesses harness our unique sales strategies and grow into healthy, profitable enterprises.”
Erlain holds a nursing degree from Little Company of Mary Hospital School of Nursing/National Louis University. She earned certified DISC and The Achiever® assessment certifications, as well as sales and facilitation certifications from Leadership Management® International, Inc. She owns five Peak Networking Groups in Chicago and serves on the executive committee representing Chicago’s western suburbs for the Small Business Advocacy Council. She is a member and volunteer for a number of associations and charities, and in 2007 received the Congressional Order of Merit. Erlain and her husband of 32 years, Dave Erlain, live in Naperville, Illinois, where they raised three children, Caryn, Jim and Bill, and she is the proud grandmother of Noah.
For more information, contact Jana Roberts at 402-996-0190.
About Verde Martin
Using a unique sales audit process and sales acceleration strategies, Verde Martin has supported more than 100 companies since 2007, helping accelerate sales, improve employee engagement, reduce cost and increase market share. Verde Martin also provides sales training through monthly SalesTalk workshops in Omaha, as well as tailored training sessions to fit each client’s needs. Verde Martin clients, on average, see a 30% increase in revenue one year after the sales audit. Learn more at: http://verdemartin.com/what-we-do/#sthash.ozTtrVPY.dpuf.