Meet Our Leadership Team

Bob Perkins

Founder

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A nationally-recognized Inside Sales innovator, Bob Perkins has extensive executive experience building and leading highly successful inside sales organizations. During his career he has created unique Inside Sales systems and structures, including team selling models, compensation plans, rewards and recognition programs, performance management tools, and sales campaigns which have been adopted by many of the nation's largest companies. His 25 years Inside Sales experience includes positions as Vice President or Director with Unisys, Silicon Graphics, United Health Group and Merrill Corporation. Bob has benchmarked and worked with many of the country's major corporations to implement or improve their Inside Sales channels. A popular conference speaker, Bob has presented keynote addresses at industry forums and corporate sales conferences nationwide; he also maintains a video channel, Inside Sales Studio, that discusses trends and tactics specifically relevant to Inside Sales leaders and today’s digital transformation. His proven expertise with the interrelated aspects of leadership development, motivation, and sales strategy has made him one of the top Inside Sales authorities in the United States. Bob holds a Master of Science degree in education from Nazareth College, Rochester, New York.


Nicci Nesmith Hammerel

GM Research, Advisory, and Community

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As the General Manager of B2B DecisionLabs and AA-ISP, Nicci is responsible for the overall success of developing marketing, sales, and customer success professionals through science-backed content. Nicci has been a practitioner as well as a leader of sales and customer success teams, a messaging and content consulting practice, and a product development department. She has been on the Corporate Visions executive leadership team since 2015.


Ashley Gagliano

VP, Global Sales & Member Services

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Joining the AA-ISP in 2010, Ashley has worked her way up to be a key leader on the team playing a vital role in the growth, vision, and strategic initiatives all while overseeing the Sales and Member Services team. She also works closely with the whole team including Marketing to align activities. Ashley attended St. Catherine University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Sales. When not working, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband Mike, and 3 children Sophia, Mason and Ariya, boating, traveling, or hanging out with family.


Kameron Hobbs

VP, Global Marketing & Operations

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Kameron Hobbs, Director of Marketing joined the AA-ISP team in 2014. Her responsibilities include marketing to the Inside Sales community through a variety of outlets including email, social media, relevant content, public relations, and by maintaining the AA-ISP website. Kameron plays a role in the strategic vision of the association’s growth initiatives and works closely with the whole AA-ISP team to align sales and marketing activities. Kameron attended Mt. Mercy University where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management and Business. Residing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with her husband and four kids, Kameron stays busy cheering on her kids at sporting events, and enjoying time outdoors.

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