IES Lifetime Achievement, Women in Sales Leadership, and Rising Sales Star Award Recipients

The IES recognizes a sales visionary, leader and world-class executioner of sales excellence each year with its Lifetime Achievement Award. The IES also recognizes a high-achieving Women in Sales leader each year as well.

Qualifications for the Lifetime Achievement Award include a substantive career in leading sales at the highest level at major brands, a legacy of protégé success, and commitment to the sales profession.

The Woman in Sales Leadership award criteria may include sales leadership positions held at top brand companies, exemplary leadership or achievement in sales, service to the sales professional, and performance.

Dave Rey

About Dave Rey

2022 Recipient

Dave Rey is the President of Sales for Global Public Sector at Salesforce. He is responsible for driving the continued growth and success of the sales team that supports all public sector business within North America (NA), EMEA & APAC.

Prior to joining Salesforce in 2013, Mr. Rey worked at Oracle […]

Lauryn Scott

About Lauryn Scott

2022 Recipient

Lauryn Scott is a dynamic sales leader at Cvent, a cloud-based platform that offers software solutions throughout the entire lifecycle of an event.  Specifically on the Hospitality Cloud, Lauryn is a sales manager who effectively coaches Account Managers to sell software solutions to hoteliers to grow their group and transient […]

Veronica Poissant

About Veronica Poissant

2021 Recipient

Veronica Poissant exemplifies confidence, professionalism and resourcefulness. Throughout her 16 years in the industry, she has devoted her time to coaching and mentoring others to become exceptional public sector sales professional.

She leads by nurturing a fun, open and collaborative culture that is based on meritocracy, which inspires those who work […]

Craig Abod

About Craig Abod

2020 Recipient

Craig P. Abod is president and founder of Carahsoft Technology Corp., a Reston, Virginia-based firm that has become one the nation’s most respected and fastest growing Government-focused IT solutions providers. In founding Carahsoft, Abod combined his entrepreneurial spirit and 25+ years of experience in government sales, marketing and contract management […]

Mark Testoni

About Mark Testoni

2019 Recipient

Mark Testoni is among the nation’s leading experts in the application of technology to solve problems in government and industry, especially in the U.S. national security space. With more than 20 years of technology industry experience, 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and 30 years of public sector management […]