Russ Peterson of iSpeak, Inc., based in Round Rock, Texas, won a Stevie Award for “Best Sales Trainer” in the 2009 American Business Awards on Monday, June 22.
“After three years of making “finalist” it is extremely rewarding to be selected as the winner.” stated Russ Peterson of iSpeak, Inc. “I’m proud of how we approach training through custom solutions for our clients. This recognition is an affirmation that we are taking the right approach. I appreciate all the hard work of the entire iSpeak team involved in the development of this project.”
The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network.
More than 200 executives across the country participated in the judging process to determine the Finalists and Stevie Award winners. Stevie Awards were presented in over 40 categories including Best Overall Company of the Year, Executive of the Year, and Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year. More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists and Stevie Award winners are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
Russ Peterson consistently receives exceptional student feedback on his knowledge, delivery, experience and personal stories used to educate. Russ’ average score from all students included in this project was 4.85 on a scale of 1 to 5. Besides the positive feedback from students, his effect is seen in the improved performance of his students. Russ has over 18 years experience in speaking, teaching and selling, he’s a published Sales Author (Cut the C.R.A.P. and Make the Sale, DC Press, 2003,) and he regularly contributes to iSpeak news articles and iSpeak Selling4Success® sales curriculum.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
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