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Welcome to the OSoS community, let's get introduced!

Hello and Welcome to the Other Side of Sales community!


We are Ashleigh Early and Kasey Jones, cofounders of the OSoS, podcast hosts, and two women who are damn passionate about making sales culture more inclusive by celebrating the diversity that makes our profession strong and vibrant.


We would love to learn more about all of you, so please, share a comment below and tell us: Your name, your role, where you work, and one way you try to be an ally to your fellow sales pros. 

Kasey Jones
CEO at A Better Jones
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Kasey Jones
CEO at A Better Jones
Welcome everyone! I am so excited that you're all a part of this community and can't wait to learn all about your experiences as a sales professional and how we can help evolve this sales culture to be more inclusive! 
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5 months ago
Ashleigh Early
The Other Sales Coach at Ashleigh Early
YOU'RE HERE!! WELCOME! Thank you for taking the time to engage and share your experiences so we can all grow together.

Please reach out - let us know what YOU need out of this community. No silly/stupid ideas - this is the place to have the conversations you'd avoid in any other work-related place.
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5 months ago
Julia Andrews
CEO / Founder at Connect2Close™
Hi ladies! LOVE this conversation already. My name is Julia Andrews and I'm the CEO and founder of Connect2Close™, I've been in sales for over two decades and have recently shifted into creating courses that address the soft skills in sales with The Art of Feminine Selling and talking openly about how vulnerability and empathy is key to being the t...See more
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5 months ago
Kasey Jones
CEO at A Better Jones
Everyone should listen to our episode with Julia. She dropped one knowledge bomb after another!!! 

I am so glad you joined this community!!!!
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5 months ago
Deena Blas
Senior AE - Sales Team Lead at Victorious SEO
Hi Kasey - could you share that link?  Everything Julia speaks of resonates so much with me!
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4 months ago
Rachel Mae
Head of Sales at A Sales Guy
Hi there OSoS team! First allow me to say thank you to all of you for your commitment to sales excellence, inclusion and female bad assery! My name is Rachel Christensen and I am the Head of Sales at A Sales Guy. I have spent the past 7 years driving organizational transformation in Corporate America by creating a culture of learning and developmen...See more
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4 months ago
Kasey Jones
CEO at A Better Jones
I am so glad you're here!!!! The way we end bro culture is by doing it together!!! 
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4 months ago
Jacob Fernandes
Video Coach at Vidyard

Hey everyone! I am Vidyard's Video Coach! If you ever thought about or want to learn more about leveraging video in your communication, reach out! More than happy to help. 
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4 months ago
Brian VandenHeuvel
Senior Solutions Consultant at Sprinklr
Hey! Thanks for the invite. My name is Brian VandenHeuvel (yes, always butchered in both writing and verbally) and I'm a presales Solutions Consultant for Sprinklr in the Pacific Northwest. My job by nature is to be a partner to sales folks :) and I previously was an AE myself so I have a lot of respect for our quota carrying friends. I think the c...See more
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4 months ago
Kasey Jones
CEO at A Better Jones
I'm so glad you joined Brian! I used to work at Postano right before Sprinklr acquired them!!
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4 months ago
Brian VandenHeuvel
Senior Solutions Consultant at Sprinklr
That's awesome! The Postano folks are the best and its some of my favorite technologies we have.
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4 months ago
Jay Knight
Chief Marketing Officer at Mountain Primal Meat Co.
Hi everyone, I'm the CMO for Mountain Primal Meat Co. and based out of Colorado in the heart of the Rockies.  I've done retail sales, digital advertising account management, and now sell consumer package goods and premium food products direct-to-consumer.  I'm always willing to share insights, whether that's career advice or the tactics of making t...See more
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4 months ago
Kasey Jones
CEO at A Better Jones
Welcome Jay! I'd be so interested to hear about your journey to where you are. Sounds like an interesting story! 
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4 months ago
Jay Knight
Chief Marketing Officer at Mountain Primal Meat Co.
There certainly wasn't a plan to it all, but the journey has definitely worked out for me.
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4 months ago
Alan Hwang
Director of Growth at Gravitate
Hey! Excited to be a part of this community and catch up on the podcast episodes!

I ran my own agency ACH Marketing focused on paid advertising, CRO and overall generating leads through digital. In May, we were acquired and joined the Gravitate team! Currently, I run the Growth Marketing department here.

I'm not necessarily a sales person, other than...
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4 months ago
Kasey Jones
CEO at A Better Jones
Yayayayayay! Welcome Alan!!! So great to have you in the community. 
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4 months ago
Kristie Jones
Principal at Sales Acceleration Group
Hi- I'm a sales consultant focused on helping startup founders build a successful sales strategy, sales process and sales team. 
One of the services I offer is "hiring help". I'm no longer shocked when I post a job for a client  and I get 50+ resumes and only 2 are women and virtually none are minorities. So I'm on a quest to build my own database o...
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4 months ago
Traci Emerson
Director of Inside Sales at Catalyte
So excited to be part of this community. As a fat, queer woman I am generally the "token" in any given sales situation and that has remained the case since 1998 when I started my first sales gig. I am passionate about getting seats at the table for careers in sales - and specifically in tech - for folx that are currently underrepresented. 

I am also...
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4 months ago
Rachel Mae
Head of Sales at A Sales Guy
👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
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4 months ago
Alysha Schultz
Sr. Account & Brand Manager at Intuitive Digital
Hello! I'm the Sr. Brand Manager for Intuitive Digital. I work closely with the sales team to try and better integrate our marketing and sales efforts. 

Looking forward to learning more about how I can help my sales team with my marketing work, and how I can help the sales individuals in here partner with their marketing departments to improve messa...
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4 months ago
Deena Blas
Senior AE - Sales Team Lead at Victorious SEO
Hi Everyone! I'm sure this sentiment will be repeated many times but excited to see a community like this.   While I like a more public forum because I want this conversation to stay at the forefront, I do welcome removing the noise to hear what other's are doing that I could follow.   I am Head of Sales at my company and only recently promoted int...See more
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4 months ago
Celeste Mora
Sr. Content Strategy Manager, Editorial & Brand at Grammarly
Hullo, everyone! Very excited about this community and its purpose! I'm (admittedly) a marketer, but I've worked very closely with Sales throughout my career. I'm currently at Grammarly, where we have a very unique opportunity to build a sales team from scratch—and I'd love to start building with the diversity, equity, and inclusion that enterprise...See more
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4 months ago
Jay Knight
Chief Marketing Officer at Mountain Primal Meat Co.
One of my teammates uses Grammarly!  He's a huge fan.
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4 months ago
Robert Roesser
Account Executive at Red Canary
Hey Everyone, my name is Rob and I'm a Sales Guy at Red Canary based out of Denver. Ashleigh hired me onto her team a little over 5 years ago and helped me pivot into cyber security and also helped me better understand the complexities of tea.  Whether you are a competitor or just another sales gal/guy, I am a big believer that we are all in this t...See more
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4 months ago
Sunanda Nair
Senior Account Executive at Privy.com
Hey Hey All, Sunanda here. Currently a senior account exec at privy.com in Boston. One way I try to be an ally is to pay it forward to reps who are newer to sales. It's hard to be in sales in general, but particularly hard if you are new to it. Taking time out of my day to ask how things are going goes a long way. I also try to make myself as acces...See more
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4 months ago
Sunanda Nair
Senior Account Executive at Privy.com
I should add that being accessible to me means also making time for people outside of my organization as well 
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4 months ago
Kasey Jones
CEO at A Better Jones
So glad you're here Sunanda! I think you're spot on...having someone make you feel welcome and supported when you're just starting out makes all the difference in the world. 
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4 months ago
Robert Pennock
Lead Generation Manager at Valitor
Hello everyone! I am Rob and work as a Lead Generation Manager in the Merchant Services Industry and am based in west Essex. Have been doing so for over 3 years with a background in Telesales. My hope is to transition into BDM work during 2020.
As a Lead Generator I try to find as much additional information about the customers I am making meetings ...
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4 months ago
Archana Lokesh
Senior Manager - Sales/ Business Development at Freshworks
Hello everyone! Archana here. I am currently employed with Freshworks and manage North America and Canada Sales Development teams as a Senior Manager. Based in India. I've been in the Sales Development management role for the last 6-7 years and was a full-time Sales rep with Oracle and managed a couple of teams over there as well. I love working in...See more
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4 months ago
Ashley Gauvin
Membership Lead at CENTRL Office
Hi Everyone, My name is Ashley and I am the Membership Lead at Centrl Office in Portland OR.  I am always happy to meet new folks, collect the pieces, and make connections that work! My background is in Event/Catering/ Venue Sales, and I am currently loving the opportunity to coordinate spaces and events in co-working!
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4 months ago
Christian Teague
GM & VP Direct Sales at IGNW
Hey all - Christian from the PNW here. I'm GM and VP/Sales for a Fullstack ProServ company based in Portland. I work for an amazing team helping customer solve super complex technical challenges and increase their digital transformation velocity. For other sales peeps - there is usually plenty to eat out there for all of us and trashing your peers ...See more
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4 months ago
Jesse Barnes
Market Account Executive at Foodsby
Hey everyone! I'm Jesse and am an inside sales rep for Foodsby in our Minneapolis HQ. I enjoy helping people hit their goals and equip them with tools and techniques to succeed. I also love sharing about and championing the hell out of people in my department that normally wouldn't brag / state their ideas or wins to the group. Often the loudest vo...See more
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4 months ago
Alice Dalby
Sr. Manager, Worldwide ISV Partners at MongoDB
Hi! My name is Alice Dalby, Sr Manager WW ISV Partners at MongoDB. I am actively trying to build up women in my org that are in entry level sales positions through mentorship.
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4 months ago
Mukhdoom Mashood Ahmed Siddiqui
Country Advisor at C&A Foundation
Hello. I started working with the C&A Foundation and fell in love with the Sustainable Vision.  Working to promote organic cotton along with WWF ,CAB International and the Government of Balochistan,  it's like a soul cleansing experience.  My colleagues in the foundation are friendly and are able to digest my communication and vice versa.
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4 months ago
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