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Mike Maanum

Fractional VP of Sales

Serving Minneapolis, MN

If the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected your company’s sales, you are not alone. As a veteran sales leader, I utilize my expertise to help companies in times of trouble by building the sales systems, processes and accountability you need to create record-breaking growth. If the past has taught me anything, it is that those that develop a plan-ahead strategy will far surpass their competitors once the crisis is over.

If you are ready to take the first step in creating your recovery plan, call or email me to schedule a FREE SALES CONSULTATION.

Our FREE COVID-19 Sales Impact Assessment is another great resource we have created to help you uncover the key areas you need to focus on to improve your overall sales performance.

COVID-19 SALES IMPACT ASSESSMENT

About Me

With over 20 years of experience as a National Sales Manager and Vice President of Sales for both F500 and start-up companies, I have established and rebuilt sales teams from the ground up. My deep Sales Leadership experience has given me the insight to work in a wide array of company cultures where diplomacy and clear communication skills are needed. I combine my 20+ years of sales and leadership experience at large and small companies with Sales Xceleration’s proven platform to build winning sales strategies, world-class sales processes, high-performance sales teams, and disciplined sales execution for my clients

I Do The Work For You

My goal is to drive sales growth. I do this with Sales Xceleration’s proven system that focuses on creating record-breaking sales for your company, defined in these 3 steps:

  • Create a Sales Plan
  • Find Your Best Customers
  • Grow Your Sales
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Things I Like:
  1. Assistant Coach for Local High School Fishing League (SabreStorm Fishing Team). I am an Assistant Coach for Local High School Fishing League. I was involved in the early process of getting the team started and building the strong team that it is today. This opportunity came about after my kids graduated from school, you could say it's a passion of mine to give back to the kids in our community in a way fosters long-term enjoyment in the outdoor world while teaching a young adult to fish. SabreStorm Fishing Team
  2. Outdoor Gurus. My family and I are are outdoor gurus. We Love to be out and about fishing (muskie and walleye specifically), hunting (waterfowl, upland, turkey, and deer - in that order), hiking, and just being out and about. I love sharing everything surrounding us with those close to me.
  3. High School Sports: I love watching kids grow into future leaders through the process of wanting to be part of the team, contributing, and then leading as they grow into their roles.
  4. My Favorite Quotes are, "Nothing Happens Until Something Gets Sold" and "Work Hard, Work Smart, Have Fun."

Testimonials

"Mike's greatest strengths: 1.) Relationship management: he establishes and strengthens partnerships 2.) Team building: he's a strong collaborator with cross-functional teams 3.) Work ethic: he does what it takes to get the job done 4.) Interpersonal understanding: he has a great sense for knowing how to work with a variety of personality types, and 5.) Desire to win: he works hard to grow the business and appropriately celebrates successes. "

- Dave Steiner, President of Real Avid

"I saw first hand his dedication to the company, his knowledge of the product line, which he was able to communicate with great confidence to his customers that resulted in sales growth. He demonstrated great follow up with the team in the office on customer needs and always came to the table with concrete suggestions on how to improve and grow the business. If given the the opportunity I would not hesitate working with Mike again, he would be a great asset to any organization. "

- Steve Saxton, American Lawn Mower Co

"I had the pleasure of working with Mike. As an outdoor enthusiast Mike quickly gained the trust of his customer's/sales representatives and built strong rapport. Mike was knowledgeable and thorough as he strategically led the sales efforts. Mike would be an asset for any company."

- Matt Kabliska, Director of Patient Experience, Wisconsin at Mayo Clinic Health System

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  • Building Relationships
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Specialties
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  • Outsourced Sales Leadership
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  • Solution Selling
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Face the Future with Confidence

I understand that leading and growing your company is hard work. Many business leaders don't have the time or the energy they need to grow their sales and put a strategy in place that will work for years to come. If you are tired of not having a clear path, it's time to take the next step and partner with a sales leader who has been down the road before and can guide you to sales success. Get started today!