By Anshu Shrivastava, TMCnet Contributor
The CEO and executive director of the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA), James W. Obermayer, has announced the results of the voting for the Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management in 2010.
In order to select the Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management in 2010, in total 5,810 votes were cast for 99 nominees by 3,786 people — each voter could select up to three nominees.
Obermayer said that the winning 50 men and women are creators of wealth and the voters have recognized their contributions in this increasingly important field of managing sales leads.
SLMA provides best practices for marketing and sales management so that the marketing dollars put at risk have a predictable rate of return. The association provides information for members who want to manage their sales inquiries in a more efficient manner. The mission of SLMA is to help companies become successful in the critical business process of managing sales leads.
“The SLMA has assumed the cheerleader’s role in promoting the importance of all facets of managing sales leads. These people are recognized by their peers as extreme players in the pursuit of ROI for marketing expenditures,” said Susan Campanale, vice president of marketing at SLMA.
The SLMA served as the independent tabulator of votes. The nominations for the 2011 list are scheduled to be accepted on October 1st of 2011.
The Top Ten vote recipients of the Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management in 2010 are Mac McIntosh of Mac McIntosh; Carlos Hidalgo of The Annuitas Group; Jay Hidalgo of The Annuitas Group; Jenny Vance of LeadJen; Steve Woods of Eloqua (News –Alert); Scott Zimmerman of The Cyrano Group; Lisa Cramer of LeadLife Solutions; Joseph Payne of Eloqua; Cliff Langston of Leads to Sales; and Russell Kern of The Kern Organization.
Last month, The Pedowitz Group announced that its CEO, Jeff Pedowitz, was nominated for the industry’s 50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management in 2010.
Anshu Shrivastava is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anshu’s articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Juliana Kenny