- Meet Steve -
Steve Ferrante - CEO, TRAINER of CHAMPION'S
A true student of the profession, Steve has over 25 years of successful
sales, sales management, and sales training experience.
As a seasoned sales executive and manager, Steve has proven expertise in the application
of consultative sales principles, strategy and best practices. Combined with extensive experience
creating and implementing strategic sales and customer service initiatives and training solutions,
Steve is regarded an expert in developing, motivating and leading
top-tier sales and customer service teams from the ground up.
Steve's professional sales career began in the late 1980's/early 90's with successful
sales/sales management roles in the promotional marketing and mortgage industries.
From 1994 to 2005, Steve worked with American Management Services,
a management consulting firm specializing in strategic management
and implementation-based profit improvement services
for small and mid-sized businesses throughout the Eastern United States.
Steve's primary role was outside consulting sales , securing new clients for the firm.
With consistent top performer achievement, Steve was promoted to Northeast Regional Sales Manager
in 1996 at the age of 28 (the youngest in the company's history).
Through over 3000 face-to-face engagements with ownership and senior-level
executives of businesses ranging from $3 million to $300 million+, Steve
was able to consistently build trust and deliver high performance results
across multiple industries and a wide range of cultures and personalities.
In the process gaining a wealth of knowledge and practical experience in all aspects
of business administration, human resources, and organizational development.
Regarded an effective and motivating teacher, Steve was utilized extensively for
training and mentoring assistance, including development of new
training tools, technique and process improvements.
Steve epitomized leadership for the sales organization, maintaining the
highest batting average (sales to presentation ratio) and ending his tenure
with the highest generated revenue totals in the company's history.
Steve became a managing partner in Sale Away LLC. in October 2005 and
assumed the CEO position April 1st , 2006.
Today, Steve manages all Sale Away client engagements and personally conducts his
self-designed Pinnacle Performance sales/customer service training and professional development services
for growth driven organizations throughout the U.S. and beyond...
A dynamic and engaging speaker with the ability to increase motivation and inspire confidence,
Steve’s "Pinnacle Performance" presentations have been successfully featured at conferences and
conventions for a variety of corporations, associations and organizations across North America.
Steve is also a featured sales/customer author for Tire Review magazine and sister publication, Shop Owner.
Steve resides in Windham, NH
with his wife Tina and their two children, Sam and Ava.
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