Jill Slupe holds an MBA from Creighton University and has over 20 years of experience in sales. A business developer, teacher, and author, Jill not only leads the work of her sales acceleration firm, Verde Martin, Inc., she also serves as an adjunct instructor in the College of Business Administration at Creighton University, and recently authored, Rule of Thumb: A Guide to Sales Strategy, where she guides the reader through the sales process and lays the groundwork for an effective sales strategy. Jill’s career as a sales and business consultant began with the U.S. Air Force, where she converted 33 international and domestic operations to for-profit entities for Air Combat Command. She also has more than 10 years of management experience having served in senior roles at Yellow Book and PayPal. She is active on the boards of a number of community-based organizations and maintains a personal global network in Asia and Europe to assist with business development.