Faculty and Staff
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.
Faculty and Staff
Executive in Residence
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 Executive Director and Executive in Residence
Full-time faculty leading shared learning with DePaul's Driehaus College of Business undergraduate and Kellstadt Graduate School of Business MBA students. Executive Director for Department of Marketing's Center for Sales Leadership responsible for program strategy and execution including student and corporate partner engagement, development, and outcomes. Career coach and workshop leader.more
Associate Professor and Executive Director - Sales and Marketing Research Excellence
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...more
CSL Co-Founder and Executive In Residence
D. Joel Whalen
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.more