Panel of sales leaders to provide insights on achieving results through a sales organization that includes multiple generations (from boomers up to millennials); Meeting is open to practitioner sales leaders and invited guests

Atlanta, GA – The next Atlanta Sales Leadership Community meeting will be Friday, February 2nd at Georgia State University. The meeting will include networking, breakfast, a panel discussion, and open question and answer time. The panel will include sales leaders discussing perspectives and tips on leading a multi-generational sales organization that now spans from boomers to millennials.


This meeting is open to practitioner sales leaders and invited guests. There is no cost to attend. Registration before the meeting is required to ensure that a seat is available. For more information and the links to register, go to here.

The panel of leaders will include:

  • Chad Garrett from Hortonworks (SVP, Global Sales Strategy & Sales Operations)
  • Brian Gorney from Verizon Enterprise Solutions (Managing Director, Strategy and Business Development)
  • Andrew Rains from VTS (SVP, Global Sales)
  • Frank Tumminia from QGenda (VP, Sales)
  • Charlie Thackston from SOAR Performance Group (President)

The event starts at 7:30am with breakfast and networking. The panel discussion starts at 8:00am and will conclude by 9:00am. Attendees have the opportunity to expand their professional network by meeting sales leaders from ABB Enterprise, Aptean, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Elavon, EY, FIS, Georgia Pacific, IBM, NetSuite, PROS, Ricoh, Sphera Solutions, Siemens, TransUnion, Verint, Verizon and other top companies of all sizes and industries.

About the Atlanta Sales Leadership Community

The Atlanta Sales Leadership Community was co-founded by Georgia State University and SOAR Performance Group. The community is a cross industry organization of senior sales leaders focused on building a community within the Atlanta market for advancing best practices in sales leadership. It also creates networking and mentoring opportunities for sales executives with Georgia State University students participating in the Georgia State University Sales Program.

About Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business

The largest business school in the South and part of a major research institution, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has 200 faculty, 8,000 students and 75,000 alumni. With programs on five continents and students from 88 countries, the college is world-class and worldwide. Its part-time MBA is ranked among the best by the Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is on the Financial Times list of the world’s premier programs. Located in Atlanta, the Robinson College and Georgia State have produced more of Georgia’s top executives with graduate degrees than any other school in the Southeast.

About SOAR Performance Group

SOAR Performance Group is a client-focused sales consulting and training company that concentrates on sales performance improvement. We accelerate results for our clients through the development and execution of new sales and go to market strategies. Clients achieve success through a process of insights, diagnostics, consulting and training centered on a comprehensive understanding and connection to each client’s business.

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