AA-ISP Atlanta Chapter

The AA-ISP Chapter program offers our member community the opportunity to regularly connect with other, like-minded Inside Sales Professionals. Regional Chapter meetings include discussions, presentations, and networking opportunities.

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Chapter President:

Ben Simms

Ben Simms

MarketSource
Vice President, Commercial Client Services
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As the leader of delivery for commercial client services at MarketSource, Ben is responsible for deploying and executing a wide range of B2B sales and marketing solutions for Fortune 500 and enterprise clients across several verticals and industries. Ben’s client engagement programs manage inside sales, account development, brand advocacy, and channel sales teams for some of the most iconic brands in the B2B space. He has an insatiable thirst for learning how different industries can most efficiently grow revenue and share knowledge management principles to instigate strategic thinking. The #1 motivating factor throughout Ben’s profession has been growing careers. Prior to MarketSource he spent 15 years as a leader in admissions, marketing, and operations for higher education institutions to launch careers for graduates and now enjoys growing careers at MarketSource on behalf of his clients. Combining his experience in education and passion for rock music Ben has a “side hustle” as the owner of School of Rock - Johns Creek, inspiring people to rock on stage and in life, which was voted “best music lessons in North Atlanta” by Appen Media. Ben has lived in 13 states calling Georgia home since 2013. He holds a BBA from Western Michigan University and an MBA from the University of Colorado. Ben lives in Johns Creek with his wife, Christina, and two rock star sons. You can follow him on Twitter @ebsimms or LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/bensimms/ or contact him at esimms@marketsource.com.


Chapter Officers:

Brad Ansley

Brad Ansley | Officer

SalesLoft
Strategic Account Development

Brad leads the Sales Development team at SalesLoft, focused on constantly improving the way that the team is engaging with future customers. His goal is for the team to serve as a model of best practices for the industry and for the role to be a launching pad into successful careers at SalesLoft.


William Elrod

William Elrod | Officer

Frontline Selling
Strategic Sales Director

With a depth of experience in leading B2B organizations to drive strategic sales pipeline growth across multiple continents, industry segments and market verticals, Brad is currently responsible for strategic sales and partnerships with FRONTLINE Selling.
Having successfully developed and executed go-to-market strategies leading to $MM revenue gains, Brad continues to leverage his passion in sales strategy, pipeline development, personal growth, team development and retention, market penetration, and technology enablement to help organizations and business professionals advance to the next level.
As an advocate of community engagement and active learning, Brad has recently been involved serving in Youth Program leadership at 12Stone Church, actively reading educational material (including a long resisted conversion to enjoyment of Audible books), and running in Spartan series races with the J-Men Sugarloaf team.
Brad currently resides in Cumming, GA with his wife Heather and three lovely daughters.


Richie Narain

Richie Narain | Officer

NewVoiceMedia - A Vonage Company
SDR Manager

Richie started his career in sales while working his way through college. It wasn't called Inside Sales then but you could quickly see that was going to be the trend moving forward. With Richie's current company Vonage he has been within the Inside Sales organization for the last 5 1/2 years across multiple roles. From Vendor Management, managing the relationship between our BPO partners feeding the Inside Sales team to Senior Manager now for our current Business Development team Richie has been able to execute lead generation and closing efforts while managing an overall team in the 50+ range. Richie looks forward to helping all organizations big or small learn and help grow their sales teams and organizations. An Atlanta transplant from Florida Richie resides in Acworth GA with his wife Krista & 2 beautiful children Parker & Sophie.


Anastasia Ifill

Anastasia Ifill | Officer

Georgia-Pacific
Sales Effectiveness Manager

Anastasia began her sales journey in 2012 as an SDR and quickly discovered her passion for sales. After some time as an account executive she made the decision to transition into training and enablement. Anastasia has helped to grow and develop sales teams for the last 6 years through both training and frontline leadership roles. Anastasia’s goal is to develop, support, and make a positive impact on frontline sellers and her peers in sales leadership.
Anastasia currently serves as the Sales Training Leader for Georgia Pacific’s (PRO) virtual sales organization where she drives sales enablement and sales strategy initiatives.


Colin Bobinski

Colin Bobinski | Vice President

Ambition
Sr. Account Executive

Colin Bobinski is a Sr. Account Executive at Ambition, a sales management platform aimed at boosting productivity, visibility, and recognition for metric-driven teams. From previous roles, Colin has cultivated a unique cross-expertise in customer-centric solution selling, enterprise data analytics, and agile management practices.
An Atlanta native and University of Georgia alumnus, Colin now resides in Sandy Springs with his wife, Meghan.


Upcoming Meetings

Mar 5th, 2020 AA-ISP Atlanta Chapter: Featuring Patrick Houlahan Register Now
Jun 4th, 2020 AA-ISP Atlanta Chapter Meeting: Sponsored by SalesLoft Register Now
Aug 13th, 2020 AA-ISP Atlanta Chapter: Sales Leadership Summit Register Now
Dec 3rd, 2020 AA-ISP Atlanta Chapter: Annual Holiday Meeting Register Now

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