John Cashman brings over 25 years of professional sales, sales operations, and marketing experience working for large corporations such as Airgas Management, Newark Electronics, and G4S Technology to Holden. His business experience as a sales leader has uniquely positioned him to promote the new Holden Adaptive Platform™as he brings frontline relevancy into his workshops and client engagements. This new way of developing sellers is centered on instilling game-changing habits. Through online simulations, deal coaching & consulting, and sales software, improvement is an ongoing, impactful experience as opposed to a one-time event.
As a Sales & Marketing Executive he has had responsibility building and running teams with $320M in revenue and owned sales P&L management of over $22M. He is a recognized authority in sales deal flow and has trained a multitude of sales professionals including Field/Inside Teams, National Account Managers, Regional Managers, Sales Directors, and Re-Sellers. His functional responsibilities for the sales & marketing process included brand management, lead generation, pipeline management, forecasting, direct sales, and key account contract negotiations.
As a Sales Leadership Consultant, John has built programs for technology firms in the behavioral economics space, software firms that target government business, manufacturers, and financial service firms. He is active in creating client-specific account strategy plans for customers and has coached hundreds of sales professionals on hundreds of deals.
John enjoys new technology, live music and sports, and outdoor adventure along with supporting Lurie’s Children Hospital, St. Jude Hospital, and the Center for Enriched Living.
Mr. Cashman graduated from Western Illinois University with a B.S. in Education, emphasis on Alternative Learning, and earned an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. He and his family reside in the western suburbs of Chicago, IL.