2017 National Sales Meeting: Strategies for Success

Posted on January 31st, 2017

2017 National Sales Meeting: Strategies for Success

Aim’s Leasing Company’s sales staff had its 2016 accomplishments acknowledged and planned for their year to come at the first ever National Sales Meeting: 2017 “Strategies for Success” held at the Holiday Inn Airport & Town Center in Fort Myers, Florida.

The meeting began with a formal awards ceremony on Monday, January 9 th, during which the winners of the Aim President’s Circle Award for outstanding goal achievement were recognized. The following were recipients of this prestigious award: Alex Marchal, Ben Shaffer, Brian Peisker, Candy Paulus, Dave Nichols, Dave Anderson, Hal Luebbe, Jeff Leas, Joe Telega, John Matthews, Kerry Langlois, Kevin Dunbar, Mike Miller, Mike Wall, Mike Williams, Rick McNerney, Steve McCarthy, and Steve Sawin. In addition to the sales staff, the regional managers who reached their region goals: Steve Iskander, Tim Hanley, Dan Fleming, Mike Chopp, and Vince Hellem were also recognized.

Stand out achievements from Brian Peisker in revenue and Dave Nichols in new customers were also acknowledged during this banquet, as was the retirement of long time Aim Regional Vice President, Bob Penton. Bob served as Regional Vice President out of the Buffalo, NY area for Aim and was an employee for 31 years.

Matt Svancara, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Aim says “This banquet was a time to celebrate the achievements and honor the hard work from the sales staff during 2016.”

The second day of the event, Tuesday January 10 th, kicked off with sessions designed to inform and inspire the sales staff for the upcoming year. “This meeting allowed for the sales staff to grow in their knowledge of selling Aim while gaining valuable tools for developing their markets in the upcoming year” says Matt of this meeting time.

Tuesday evening ended and the meeting wrapped with a vendor fair. Aim’s valuable vendor partners, who made this event possible through their generous sponsorships, were invited to a vendor fair on Tuesday evening. “The sales staff engaged with the vendors that evening by going from booth to booth, gaining product knowledge, learning about new features and technology, and putting faces to names of people they’ve been talking to for years” Matt goes on to say.


Joe Telega, Dave Nichols, Hal Luebbe

Shirley Bland, Bernie Carpenter, Matt Svancara

Vendor Fair

Matt Svancara, Kevin Dunbar, Bob Penton, Tom Fleming

Candy Paulus, Rudy Corpus, Rich Lamping, Dave Anderson

Bob Penton

Dan Fleming, Dave Thompson, Jeff Manion, Rick McNerney (foreground)

Matt Svancara

Steve Sawin, Matt Svancara, Mike Chopp, Hal Luebbe, Tom Fleming, Dave Nichols, Joe Telega, Steve McCarthy

Matt Svancara, Ben Shaffer, Tom Fleming, Alex Marchal

Kerry Langlois

Tim Hanley, Matt Svancara, Brian Peisker, Kerry Langlois, Tom Fleming, John Matthews

Tom Fleming

Dan Fleming, Matt Svancara, Rick McNerney, Mike Miller, Tom Fleming

Vince Hellem, Matt Svancara, Mike Williams, Mike Wall, Tom Fleming

Matt Svancara, Steve Iskander, Candy Paulus, Jeff Leas, Dave Anderson, Tom Fleming

Dan Fleming, Steve Iskander, Matt Svancara, Mike Chopp, Tim Hanley, Geoff Fleming, Vince Hellem

Karrie Chilkotowsky and Jessica Bochy

Aim Sales Staff

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