The annual recognition program is sponsored by the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA)
December 16, 2015 — (Plano, TX) — VanillaSoft, an award-winning provider of queue-based lead management and appointment setting software for inside sales teams, announced that both David Hood, CEO, and Genie Parker, COO, have been elected by their peers to the list of “40 Most Inspiring Leaders in Sales Lead Management for 2015,” in the Sales Lead Management Association’s annual election.
David Hood was elected to the Software and Web Application Company Professionals category. Genie Parker received honors in the B2B and B2C Marketing Management and Sales Management category.
“It is an honour to be recognized by my peers as an Inspiring Leader in Sales Lead Management – especially in the category of Software and Web Application Company Professionals. VanillaSoft strives to provide intelligent queue-based lead management to inside sales and other sales-by-phone professionals. Recognition in this category is not just an honour for me – it’s also a win for the team at VanillaSoft,” said David Hood.
Genie Parker said, “It is a privilege to be elected to a list of such accomplished sales and marketing professionals in the B2B and B2C Marketing Management and Sales Management category. What makes the win all the more exciting is that a big part of our sales & marketing management success comes down to how we manage many of our efforts – with the VanillaSoft platform, of course!”
This year, SLMA’s seventh annual election also included several VanillaSoft customers: David Kreiger, SalesRoads in the Lead Generation Company Professionals; Mari Anne Vanella, The Vanella Group in the B2B and B2C C-Level Management; David Balzen, SalesStaff in the Lead Generation Company Professionals; and Gil Cargil, Gil Cargil Consulting in the B2B and B2C Marketing Management and Sales Management.
VanillaSoft is the award-winning Lead Management Software and CRM solution for phone-centric selling. VanillaSoft enables thousands of individuals and sales teams to do more than store their data and report on it like traditional CRM. VanillaSoft customers drive productivity by deploying an award winning best-in-class feature set which includes next-best-lead routing, progressive dialing, on-board intelligent messaging, integrated e-mail, real-time lead distribution, live dashboard and digital call recording.
With VanillaSoft, typical users realize a productivity increase of 30% to 100% over traditional CRM, creating an easy to justify ROI. VanillaSoft dials over existing phone systems or VOIP meaning no new or high fees for telecom. VanillaSoft is based in Plano, Texas, where it has served a global client base since 2005.
About the Sales Lead Management Association
The mission of the Sales Lead Management Association is to help companies become successful in the critical business process of managing sales leads. The SLMA has 8,200 worldwide members, 300-plus articles from 60 authors, and interviews with 345 executives achieved from the SLMA weekly radio program. For more information about SLMA call Sue Campanale at 360 933 1259.