New sales regional leadership positions designed to foster strategic sales focus and expand service capabilities
Nelson, a leader in California’s staffing and recruiting industry, today announced the addition of several regional sales manager (RSM) positions to facilitate the continued expansion of their workforce support services to meet rising demand. Leaders in these new RSM roles will be responsible for sales strategy implementation for all the company’s divisions within each of their assigned regions. The development of these RSM roles is part of the company’s cohesive sales strategy to optimize operational efficiencies and provide top-tier consultative service to the company’s partners
Implementation of these sales team additions have begun with the promotion of three current Nelson team members into new RSM roles:
Chris Kelley – Regional Sales Manager, Southern California
Chris, currently VP of Strategic Sales, assumes the added responsibility of Regional Sales Manager for Southern California. Chris has been with Nelson for five years and has worked in the staffing industry for over 25 years, holding several executive-level positions. She is a member of the National Human Resources Association, the Call Center Networking Group, and the Distribution Management Association, as well as various committees throughout Southern California.
Erica Kramer – Regional Sales Manager, Central Valley
Erica has successfully grown our Nelson & Associates business in Sacramento over the past two years. A Sacramento native who graduated with honors from Chico State University, Erica is actively involved in many community organizations, including Women’s Empowerment. Erica’s staffing industry experience is not limited to finance and accounting; she worked for two years in general staffing, and was named Nelson’s Rookie of the Year. In this new role, she will oversee sales efforts for Nelson’s offices in Fairfield, Sacramento, and Modesto.
Floyd Given – Regional Sales Manager, North Bay
Floyd brings experience in accounting and finance, as well as general staffing, to this role. He has been with Nelson for three years, demonstrating the unique ability to develop long-lasting relationships with company partners and co-workers. Floyd has won several awards, including being named to Nelson’s prestigious Chairman’s Club and President’s Club. Floyd is very connected in the community both professionally and personally – most notably as a member of the Professional Association of Sonoma County (PASCO) and as coach of the San Francisco Junior Giants. He will oversee sales efforts for Nelson’s offices in San Rafael, Napa, Petaluma, and Santa Rosa.
This adjustment in sales team structure will be implemented in phases, with the addition of regional sales managers in the company’s other sales regions later this year.
“Last year was a landmark year for Nelson in terms of growth and market expansion,” said Tony Bartenetti, Nelson’s president of business development and strategic partnerships. “This move positions our sales team to accommodate the increasing market demand for our full line of workforce support services. I look forward to working with all of our new sales leaders to capitalize on our industry’s current extensive market potential.”
Bartenetti will continue to oversee the company’s cohesive sales strategy and efforts, including the new RSM roles. Joe Madigan, executive vice president of Nelson, will continue to oversee the company’s field operations efforts, including recruiting structure. Both Tony, Joe, and the Nelson executive team and will continue to work closely with field leaders and professionals throughout the organization to effectively and efficiently implement strategies that will allow the company to serve even more company partners with best-in-class staffing and other workforce support services.