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Accolade | Mar 28, 2022

PIP Sales Training Event Honors Top Salespeople

MISSION VIEJO, CA – Franchise Services Inc. recognized its top-performing PIP salespeople with achievement awards at the company’s annual Sales Forum, held in March in Arlington, Texas.

More than 60 awards were presented to recognize top salespeople on a national and regional level. In addition, top-performing salespeople were recognized in two categories based on sales volume: Platinum Level, achieved by having a sales volume of at least $700,000, and Gold Level for sales volume of at least $450,000.

“We’re so proud of these highly talented and committed salespeople,” said Sean Loranger, a business development consultant for Franchise Services Inc., the parent company of PIP. “Not only do they do a great job of introducing customers to our wide range of products and services, but they consistently deliver a level of customer service excellence that leads to long-term relationships and strong sales performance.”

The following PIP salespeople were honored at the Sales Forum event:

National Award winners
Laurence Babahekian, Goleta, CA – Volume Increase Percentage (VIP) Award
Helen Farrell, Indianapolis, IN – Mark Johns Rookie of the Year
Rob Kohls, Nashville, TN – Top Volume

Regional Award winners
Wendell Pennell, East Longmeadow, MA – Northeast Region
Denise Jeffers, Nashville, TN – Southeast Region
Ben Mitzelfelt, Normal, IL – Midwest Region
Amy Guse, Anchorage, AK – West Region

Gold Level Top Performers
Laurence Babahekian, Goleta, CA
Dale Bohman, Kissimmee, FL
Kathy Cates, Burlington, NC
Erin Fuhrer, Anchorage, AK
Rachel Harsh, Peoria, IL
Mary Kay Hessong, Indianapolis, IN
Timothy Lee, Nashville, TN
Kay McNaught, Sacramento, CA
Wendell Pennell, East Longmeadow, MA
Eric Vai, Nashville, TN
John Wages, East Longmeadow, FL
Becky Wagoner, Burlington, NC
Randy Wilson, Nashville, TN

Platinum Level Top Performers
Lynette Andersen, Anchorage, AK
Brandon Burwell, Peoria, IL
Chris Cochran, Peoria, IL
Jill Dancer, Iowa City, IA
Helen Farrell, Indianapolis, IN
Amy Guse, Anchorage, AK
Denise Jeffers, Nashville, TN
Rob Kohls, Nashville, TN
Ben Mitzelfelt, Normal, IL
Danny Schneider, Downey, CA
Carol Ann Smith, Nashville, TN
Michael Tarby, East Longmeadow, MA
Mike Vania, Anchorage, AK

Million Dollar Club
Lynette Andersen, Anchorage, AK
Amy Guse, Anchorage, AK
Denise Jeffers, Nashville, TN
Rob Kohls, Nashville, TN
Michael Tarby, East Longmeadow, MA
Mike Vania, Anchorage, AK

About PIP

PIP is a print, signs and marketing services provider that specializes in the creation and execution of growth-oriented solutions for small- to medium-size businesses. Through a worldwide network of nearly 400 franchises and affiliates, PIP offers robust digital and offset printing, signage, integrated marketing campaigns, mailing and fulfillment services, promotional products, graphic design and websites, including online ordering portals.

For more than 50 years, PIP has received numerous awards and recognition in both the printing and franchise industries including the Franchise Times Top 200, Entrepreneur Franchise 500, Quick Printing Top 100, Printing Impressions 300 and Franchise 50 Award from Franchise Business Review.

Media Contacts:
Denise Denton, Vice President, Marketing or 949.582.6300