AA-ISP DC Chapter Meeting: How These Women Are Making an Impact in Sales and Sales Leadership

February 27th, 2019 5:30pm - 8:00pm EST/EDT

memoryBlue U.S. Headquarters Tysons, VA - 7925 Jones Branch Dr suite 4100, Tysons, VA 22102 (View Map)

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Women in Sales - How These Women Are Making an Impact In sales and Sales Leadership 

Location: memoryBlue Headquarters, Tysons, VA.  7925 Jones Branch Dr suite 4100, Tysons, VA 22102 
Free Parking
Easy access from 497, Rt 267 Green Way, Rt 7 Leesburg Pike

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM: Happy Hour, networking and refreshments
6:30 PM - Main event 
7:30 PM Networking and event wrap up, key takeaways

We want to thank our Global Chapter Sponsor, VanillaSoft for providing the beverages for this event. 

About Our Panelist:

Abigail Lacy: She is the VP of Sales at Measure, a drone services, and software organization. She joined the company as employee #8, and now the company has grown to 45+ employees and experienced significant YOY growth in an extremely nascent industry, capturing work in the Energy Infrastructure, Buildings & Construction, and Telecommunication markets. Drones have taken over Abigail’s world entirely; she is passionate about how drone technology can not only reduce hazardous man hours and save companies money, but how drones can be integrated into a company’s existing workflow to provide data that can provide long-term value for the management of assets.  Prior to working at Measure, Abigail worked at memoryBlue first as an entry level SDR, rising to the internal sales team, working the full sales cycle, where she learned some invaluable lessons that have set her up for the rest of her career. In her free time, Abby enjoys reading, working out, and traveling whenever she can steal the time off work! 

Michelle Carney: Michelle has been with WeddingWire for almost 6 years, working exclusively with local wedding professionals across the country.  Her background includes inside Sales/Business Development, performance management, recruitment & coaching. Michelle has experience with piloting new programs for her company while maintaining her brand as the 'go-to' Director on the sales floor for pump ups or collaboration on strategic calls. She has received three promotions in three years, while also having two children in the midst of these career changes!  Michelle is a mom to two children under the age of 3 and is heavily involved in the National Stroke Association. In her spare time, Michelle can be seen doing OrangeTheory to keep her competitive spirit alive and enjoys Bethany Beach at any time of the year! 

Kristen Wisdorf, Managing Director, memoryBlue. Kristen Wisdorf oversees all client engagement and sales development responsibilities from our flagship office in Tysons, VA. She brings over a decade of experience in sales leadership, direct sales, talent acquisition, and sales rep development to her clients and team. Under her direction, Wisdorf nearly doubled revenue and margin within her first 12 months at the helm. Prior to memoryBlue, Wisdorf served as the Vice President of Sales Recruiting and Development for The AroundCampus Group, where she led a team responsible for the annual hiring, training, and management of 640 sales professionals from college campuses. Wisdorf earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. 

Amy P. Kelly, Executive, DLT. Amy P. Kelly is an HR and Learning and Organizational Development executive that creates award winning human resources and learning and development programs. She is the Vice President of Human Resources for DLT Solutions and leads all aspects of DLT’s HR, talent management, and learning and development strategy. Amy is also an author, speaker, and consultant. She is the Chief Consultant for The Jon Gordon Companies "Power of a Positive Team" Consulting Practice and co-author of "The Energy Bus Field Guide", a road map to fueling your life, work and team with positive energy.  

Amy speaks and leads development programs for executives and their teams all over the world. She is a graduate of the George Mason University's Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being Program and an active member of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) and ATD (Association for Talent Development). Amy believes that proactive personal development is essential to delivering excellence as a part of any organization or team.

Amy and her husband Jim have twins that are fifteen, an eleven year old, and a ten-year-old. They are a team dedicated to raising their sons and daughter to live their purpose and positively impact the world

Venue and Refreshments Sponsor:  
MemoryBlue: memoryBlue is a sales development consulting firm headquartered outside of Washington, D.C, with offices in Austin, TX and Silicon Valley, CA. Since 2002, over 850 high-tech clients have trusted us to fuel their growth. Industry royalty – EMC, Symantec, McAfee, Quest Software – and a host of startups rely on memoryBlue's top inside sales talent to secure new revenue opportunities, further qualify inbound leads, and scale existing inside sales teams to grow their business faster. We’re passionate about helping high-tech companies grow faster and more profitably by maximizing the effectiveness of sales development efforts, while at the same time advancing the careers of stellar inside sales professionals. We believe these two goals shouldn’t be mutually exclusive. The memoryBlue “Try + Hire” offering gives clients the option to hire their consultants at any time during an engagement. This powerful model reduces client risk while it attracts top talent to a proven launching pad for future high-tech sales leaders. These leaders feed the memoryBlue Alumni Network of over 250+ high-tech sales professionals.

Refreshments and Happy Hour Sponsored by: 
VanillaSoft:  Maximize your deal flow and automate your sales cadence with the VanillaSoft sales engagement platform. The VanillaSoft sales engagement platform keeps your sales team busy and focused on engaging your leads and growing revenue.

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