Sales Education Foundation

Our People

Our dedicated team and members of our Advisory Board work closely with Universities, Students, and Sales Organizations to bring the benefits of foundation programs and resources to everyone.

Howard P. Stevens, Co-Founder
Howard P. Stevens is co-founder of SEF and retired chairman of Chally Group Worldwide, a firm providing research, talent management, leadership development, and sales and productivity improvement services for over 2,500 clients in 60 countries. Stevens is the author of several sales and management books and a frequent presenter at national and global events. In addition to spearheading curriculum development efforts to establish university-level professional sales training programs, he has served as an instructor, board member, and advisor for several universities.

Sally Stevens, Co-Founder
Sally Stevens, is co-founder of SEF and retired vice president of research and development for Chally Group Worldwide. Stevens’ research and development have led to the creation of instruments, measurement methods, and effective profiles for a complete array of sales, management and technical positions in a variety of industries, as well as the largest six sigma-level database on sales in existence.

Ms. Marty Holmes, Executive Director
Marty Holmes has been with SEF since February, 2010. She currently serves as Executive Director. Originally from North Carolina, she began her career in the graphics business, ultimately owning her own commercial printing operation. Marty now oversees most day-to-day operations for SEF, specializing in social media and program logistics.

SEF Advisory Board Members

SEF draws on the expertise of top-caliber leaders in the fields of business and education. Our Advisory Board members provide invaluable guidance on SEF initiatives and enable ongoing enhancements for the students, universities, and professionals we serve.

Leff Bonney
Florida State University
Bruce Chesebrough
New Mountain Capital
Lenita Davis
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Mike Jenkins
General Partner Veritywell, LLC
Jason Jordan
Management Consultant
Mike Kunkle
Robert Peterson
Northern Illinois University
Ellen Pullins
University of Toledo
Connie Resendes
Nasdaq Analytics
Jack Rhodes
University of Washington
Lori Richardson
Score More Sales
Jane Sojka
University of Cincinnati
Howard Stevens
SEF Co-Founder
Sally Stevens
SEF Co-Founder
Barry Trailer
Sales Mastery
Andrea Zavakos
University of Dayton