Center for Professional Sales, McCoy College of Business Administration

photo Elizabeth Terrell



A corporate advisory board, composed of industry leaders from a wide range of selling professions, provides the Center for Professional Sales with guidance regarding strategic planning, current programs, and a network of industry support for the Center's mission.

Partner firms spend time in the classroom to provide real-life experiences and to act as role models for the students. Partners also offer internships and full time jobs to program graduates.

Chairman of the Advisory Board of Directors:
Elizabeth Terrell, Vice President Business Development - UPS Canada

Our members: (in alphabetical order by company)

3M   Chad Henke, Global Business Manager - Bonding, Fastening and Attachment, 3M Automotive Division
    Candace Mailand, 3M Frontline Program Manager Marketing, Sales & Communications
    Rosa Burns, Sales Manager National Accounts, 3M Communication Markets Division
ADP   Chance Laas, Vice President of Central Texas Region
    Chelsi Hassan, University Recruiting Specialist, Talent Acquisition
ATT   Johnathan Geter, Lead College Recruiting Manager
    Brad Runco, Lead College Recruiting Manager
C.H. Robinson   Craig Gillette, General Manager – Austin, TX
Cintas   Matthew Patterson, Cintas – Round Rock
    Holly McDonough, Campus Talent Acquisition - Dallas
Enterprise Holdings   Jamie M. Gaertner, Group Talent Acquisition Specialist
    Ryanne Janca, Talent Acquisition Manager
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a Johnson and Johnson Company   Lauren Peterson, Sales Representative - Past sales participant
Fastenal   Derek Estes, District Manager
Federated Insurance Companies   David Rodriguez, Disrict Marketing Manager - South Texas
Ferguson Enterprises   Jamie Haynes, Talent Development and Lead Recruiting Specialist
Gartner   Tamara Welch, Director of Campus Recruiting
Henry Schein   Dean Kyle, Zone General Manager
    Mike Trautman, Regional Manager – South Texas
    Randall McLemore, Zone General Manager
Laird Plastics   Mark W. Kramer, President/CEO
    Mark Steele, Director of Corporate Development
Liberty Mutual   Dan Gutschewski, Branch Manager – Austin, TX
    Zane Murphy, Branch Manager – New Braunfels, TX
    Claudia Perez, Sales Manager
PAWparazzi   Krista Funk Castro, Owner
Sprint   Jennifer O’Keeffe, Area Sales Manager, Enterprise Solutions
State Farm Insurance   Joe Quiroga, Agency Field Executive
    Janine Chapa, Vice President-Agency/Sales
TEKsystems   Lanny Lawrence, Director of Business Operations- Houston, TX
    Marty Posey, Division Lead – Healthcare Services – Austin, TX
    Andrew Brudwick, Account Executive – San Antonio, TX
    John Chartier, Director of Business Operations – Austin, TX
    Autumn Drane, National University Relations
Texas State University   Dr. Debbie Thorne – VP of Academic Affairs
Tom James Company   Ash Deshmukh, Senior VP/Corporate Development
    Katie Fore, Director of College Recruiting
    Steve Adams, Division President – Austin, Texas
United Rentals   Jessica Ugoletti, Region Recruiter – Dallas, TX
    Dana Palmiotto, University Recruitment Coordinator
    Gibert Valle, Territory Manager
UPS   Elizabeth Terrell, Corporate Vice President Enterprise Sales
    Amy Deerhake, Director of Global Sales Strategy
    Michael Garcia, Area Sales Manager, Gulf South Region
    Derrick Craver, Director of Inside Sales
    Harlan Schulze, Area H.R. Manager – San Antonio, TX
Waste Management   Marcel Dalby, Director of Collection Operations Texas/Oklahoma Area
Workplace Answers   Enrico Fantozzi, Director of Sales
    Betsey Milton, HR Business Manager
Former Students   Brian Poulter, Attorney at Law
    Jeff Lynn, Vice President, Excess Casualty, Everest Insurance
    Quinton Hoekstra – Past sales participant