About The Sales Management Association's Chicago Chapter

The Chicago Chapter provides our members with peer networking opportunities, best practice exchange with sales leader peers, and access to thought leader in sales force effectiveness. Meetings include informal presentations and panel discussions on topics of practical value to attendees. The chapter meets three to five times per year.

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chicago Advisory Board

Matt Guido

VP of Strategic Accounts Sales

Corporate Visions

Chicago, IL USA

Jeff Hoover

Sr. Director of Global Sales Excellence

Baxter Healthcare

Deerfield, IL USA

Tom Knight



Chicago, IL USA

Dan Strunk

Managing Director, Center for Sales Leadership

DePaul University

Chicago, IL USA

Geoff Surkamer

Global Head of Sales and Marketing

Backstop Solutions Group, LLC

Chicago, IL USA

Rick Ulmer

Central Region Chief Executive Officer

Regions Insurance Group

Chicago, IL USA


Chicago Chapter - Happy Hour and Panel Discussion 2014 Q3

07 August, 2014 |'s Chicago Offices | 111 W Illinois Street | 60654


Chicago Chapter - Networking Breakfast and Panel Discussion 2013-Q1

25 January, 2013 | DePaul University Center for Sales Leadership


Chicago Chapter - Networking Breakfast and Panel Discussion 2012-Q3

13 September, 2012 | SAVO Group Corporate Offices