Distinguished Sales Speaker Series: “The Art & Science of Professional Selling”

Distinguished Sales Speaker Series: “The Art & Science of Professional Selling”

This exciting series is scheduled to take place virtually each month through 2021, with a target audience of more than 50,000 alumni, students, community and global partners of Franklin University. The purpose of the Sales Education Speaker Series at Franklin University is to promote sales education opportunities to high potential individuals to consider the merits of careers in professional selling, provide sales and negotiations training to members of the business community that will empower them to grow professionally enabling economic development, enhance the professionalism of the sales force, and provide service to the sales profession.

Our goal is to build awareness around the broad array of opportunities within the sales industry!

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Professional Sales Microcredential

From negotiation to persuasion, sales skills can benefit individuals in a variety of fields. Whether you are looking to hone your presentation and communication skills or advance your career in professional sales, the Professional Sales microcredential can help you broaden your skillset and open the door to new opportunities. Learn more and get started this fall. 

Sales Advisory Council

Members of Franklin University's Sales Advisory Council serve as advocates to promote sales education opportunities in professional selling, enhance the professionalism of the sales industry, and support the university's efforts to develop the next generation of sales leaders. 

Jeffrey Alexander 
Executive Property & Casualty Insurance - Maphre (retired)
David Hoffeld
Author and CEO & Chief Sales Trainer, Hoffeld Group
Matt Backiewicz
Founder & CEO of Ephatha Group
Sherry Mercurio
Executive Director, Community Relations - Franklin University
Holly Sunderman
Packaging Consultant - TricorBraun
Dr. Ray Forbes
Program Chair, Master of Science in Business Psychology - Franklin University
Dr. Christopher Washington
Provost and Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs - Franklin University
Alyncia Bowen
Dean of the Ross College of Business, Franklin University
Shana Loveless
Academic Affairs, Franklin University
Dr. David Decker
President - Franklin University
Mick Slyman
Assistant Vice President, Strategic Account Management - Nationwide
Phil Fankhauser
President and Director - Epcon
Bill Chan
Vice President, Strategic Alliances - Franklin University

Celebration of Excellence Award

Upcoming Events


Beginning A Career In Sales Workshop Series: "Aligning Your Selling Process With Buying The Buying Process!"

Date: Nov. 30
Time: 11:00 a.m. - Noon (EST)
Cost: FREE!

Franklin’s Distinguished Sales Speaker Series: The Art & Science of Professional Selling is pleased to continue its three-part "Beginning A Career In Sales Workshop Series: Session 2, Aligning Your Selling Process With Buying The Buying Process!," with David Hoffeld, CEO and chief sales trainer of Hoffeld Group. 

In this virtual second session, David dives deeper into the sales process while providing a fun interactive exercise to help you identify your top focus to improve your sales results! 


Don't miss out on this leading sales workshop!


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