IES Member of the Year Recipients

As a member-based entity, the IES recognizes yearly sales leaders who have demonstrated leadership in corporate and B2B sales while also providing optimal leadership at the IES.

Qualifications for the Member of the Year Award include a substantive career as a sales professional and a commitment to improving the sales profession by serving other IES members either as a program leader, council member or active participant.

Darrell Gehrt

About Darrell Gehrt

2020 Recipient

Cvent Sales leader Darrell Gehrt has been an IES member since 2015 and serves on the IES Executive Council.

His professional career has been defined by taking on a series of entrepreneurial ventures that have grown rapidly.

His professional experiences range from starting as a commission-only sales rep, to co-founding a business […]

Gina Stracuzzi

About Gina Stracuzzi

2018 Recipient

Gina Stracuzzi was a leader in growing the IES Women in Sales program.

She has provided strategic business development, sales training, marketing communication, and branding advice to start-ups and small to medium-sized businesses across a variety of industries for over 20 years.

Her passion is connecting people and businesses with new ways […]

Thomas Ellis

About Thomas Ellis

2017 Recipient

Thomas Ellis is an in-demand sales trainer and coach.

He has a passion for helping sales professionals truly understand how to obtain success in sales and has demonstrated this in his interactions with hundreds of guests at IES programs nationwide.

His company, EWC Consultants, specializes in sales training and coaching, the goal […]

Brian Green

About Brian Green

2016 Recipient

Brian Green is the Senior Vice President of North America Sales and Client Enterprise Solutions at Learning Tree International. He sits on the IES Executive Leadership Advisory Board and has been an IES member since 2013.

Brian is a highly-accomplished client engagement leader in the professional training, coaching and IT management/consulting […]