My friends Jenny Hallmark and Chris Bangs have been promoted to major new positions over at SMB Nation.
|Jenny Hallmark and Chris Bangs|
This news will be announced live in about 30 minutes. Luckily, I have access to a time machine.
Here's the official press release:
SMB Nation Elevates Longtime Team Members to Executive Positions
Prior to joining SMB Nation, Hallmark worked at Microsoft in the conference center as an event manager. Her extensive work experience of event management; coupled with her analytical abilities has added to her past and current successes within SMB Nation, and will undoubtedly contribute to her successes as company President.
“Through my new role as President of SMB Nation, I will be focused on continuing to bring our community the best live and online events in our industry,” Hallmark said. “In addition, I will now be working with Harry (Brelsford) and our entire team to ensure that SMB Nation continues to hold its top spot in the industry as ‘The Channel’s Best Friend,’ and the IT community’s single resource for information.”
Bangs, who also joined SMB Nation in Since 2007, has been exclusively focused on furthering SMB Nation’s Business Development, Internet Marketing and Technology departments. In addition to his current position as VP of Sales & Marketing, Bangs also provides his expertise and industry knowledge as it relates to SMB Nation’s online media products. In his new role, Bangs will be tasked in working with current and potential business partners to further their presence within the SMB IT channel. In addition, he will also work to craft individual marketing plans that will be specifically tailored to each business partner’s specific needs.
Prior to joining SMB Nation, Bangs served as a top sales/marketing educator and motivator to the retail, financial, and real estate industries. Through curriculum, seminars, webinars, and products, he has trained literally thousands of salespersons throughout the United States.