All faculty members have excellent academic credentials and significant business experience in sales and marketing. At the present time, our instructors teach seven different classes in multiple sections to accommodate the programs rapid growth. The faculty has deep expertise in marketing, sales, finance, communications, sales technology, leadership, organization development, strategic planning, consulting and general management.
Program Partner and Operations Director
Deirdre brings over thirteen successful years in sales to her position. She has worked in the telecommunications industry in distribution and in marketing services. Her passion for sales and marketing brought her to the Center for Sales Leadership where her knowledge of the corporate world has helped shape her position.
Deirdre has her B.A. degree from DePaul University in International Business and Marketing and M.A. in Marketing Analytic's. Double Demon!
Contact Deirdre at firstname.lastname@example.org
CSL Co-Founder and Adjunct Professor
From entrepreneurial ventures to Fortune 500 companies, Clancy Ryan has earned the reputation as a leader and innovator in sales, finance and technology. Clancy currently serves as Vice President at The Washington Post . He was recently the Chief Revenue Officer for Punchkick Interactive after many years as the Vice President of Sales for the publicly traded firm Glu Mobile. During his career, he has managed sales teams and sales for The Discovery Channel, Penske Logistics & Leasing (Rollins), and Bank of America (Sky Financial). Clancy also founded 3D Wireless Games, which was eventually sold to Superscape Group PLC. He is an adjunct professor at DePaul University School of Business where he founded the Sales Leadership Center program and taught its first class. He holds an M.B.A. from the Kellstadt Graduate School at DePaul University.
CSL Co- Founder and Director of Curriculum
D. Joel Whalen teaches at DePaul University’s Center for Sales Leadership. 20 brilliant DePaul University instructors teach his Effective Business Communication class. Joel has received business and teaching awards. He wrote Professional Communications Toolkit (Sage, 2006) and 4-Second PowerPoint Slides (Spenser & McGee, 2015). He teaches online at Hit-Play.net.
Congratulations to Dr. Joel Whalen for receiving the 2017 Marketing Education Reviewer of the Year.
The Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) is a premier marketing association that hosts an annual conference that brings together marketing educators and professionals from throughout the United States and abroad.
The Dan Seiden Award is named for a long-time Marketing professor. Dan worked in Chicago marketing research back when statistics were calculated by a phalanx of accountants working adding machines. He taught at DePaul for over 35 years.
Charlie was selected by the College Teaching Committee and Dean Ray Whittington.