40 Most Inspiring Leaders in Sales Lead Management Winners 2017

Revenue Management is the core value for the 40 Leaders in Sales Lead Management

Lynden, WA – – December 15, 2017 – – James Obermayer, CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced that the results are in from the election for the inspiring ‘Leaders in Sales Lead Management.  In four different categories, ten inspiring leaders that received the most votes from named.

Obermayer said, “Sales Lead Management is the core discipline that when accurately done as a process, considering the needs of prospects and salespeople, and using the dozens of software applications and lead generation agencies available, can make the difference between being a successful company or an also-ran.”

“These 42 inspiring leaders (we had a tie in two categories) understand that lead management must be defined before the tools of CRM, marketing automation, business intelligence, and hundreds of software applications can be applied.  Many thousands of lead generation agencies and millions of marketing departments must manage sales leads properly to gain revenue in a predictable manner. This is why we recognize our inspiring leaders in this annual election.”

The four categories and winners, in the order of votes received, are:

B2B and B2C C-level Management

Matt Heinz, Heinz Marketing, Inc.
Debbie Schwake, BLM Technologies
Maria Pergolino, Apttus
Kristin Thompson, Speak Serve Grow
Justin Gray, LeadMD
Steven Benson, Badger Maps
Debbie Qaqish, The Pedowitz Group
Jeanne Hopkins, Ipswitch
Bryan Semple, SmartBear Software
Nick Hedges, Velocify by Ellie Mae

B2B and B2C Sales and Marketing Management

Dayna Rothman, BrightFunnel
Andrea Costello, Comcast West Division
Kate Adams, SmartBear Software
Patrick Renvoise, SalesBrain
Gail Carson, Fusion Marketing Partners
Kevin Joyce, The Pedowitz Group
Maneeza Aminy, Marvel Marketers
Mari Anne Vanella, The Vanella Group, Inc.
Jared Houghton, Ambition, Inc.
Jim Dickie, CSO Insights
Josh Evans, Velocify by Ellie Mae

People in Lead Generation Companies

Anna Fisher, ZoomInfo
David Lewis, DemandGen International
Laurie Beasley, Beasley Direct and Online Marketing, Inc.
Pamela Muldoon, The Pedowitz Group
Howard Sewell, Spear Marketing Group
Mike Murphy, Acadia Lead Management Services
Renee Yeager, Yeager Marketing
Tom Judge, Direct Marketing Partners
Cyndi Greenglass, Diamond Marketing Solutions
Kimmy Netterville, PointClear

People in Software and Apps

Michelle Huff, Act-On Software
Prayag Narula, LeadGenius
Theresa Cramer, Information Today, Inc.
Han Yuan, Upwork
Scott Benedetti, The Pedowitz Group
Fred Yee, ActiveConversion
Larry Caretsky, Commence Corporation
Lars Helgeson, GreenRope
Nikolaus Kimla, Pipeliner CRM
Peter Gillett, Zuant
John Hasbrouck, NewLeads

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