Emblaze Philadelphia Chapter

Connect with your local sales community

Connect and create a community for inside, digital, and hybrid sales professionals who live in the same area. Chapters provide an opportunity to expand one’s professional circle and meet in-person to discuss ideas and/or challenges that inevitably come up in your career. Each chapter is led by Chairs, who serve as local ambassadors of the Emblaze community and a trusted partner with the Emblaze leadership team.

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Chapter Chairs:

Linda Tuno

Linda Tuno

Harris Computer
Business Development M&A
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Linda is a Business Development Specialist with over 15 years of experience in sales, lead generation, business growth and client success. Her varied clients have provided her with knowledge across numerous industries in various market sectors. She excels in both individual contributor and team manager capacities, and brings excellent communication skills and proven experience achieving sales goals in fast-paced environments to the table. Superb with conveying value propositions, managing relationships, and tracking information, Linda enjoys reserving time in her day for family, friends and volunteer activities.

Vernon Madison

Vernon Madison

Superhuman Prospecting
VP of Operations
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Vernon brings an impressive 18+ years of sales excellence to the role, with professional achievements at various organizations. Prior to becoming the VP of Operations at Superhuman Prospecting, Vernon excelled in multiple sales roles. Vernon started his sale career as an inside sales executive with Enterasys Networks, but honed his sale skills during his 6-year long tenure with Xerox. Vernon left Xerox as a National Account Executive in the pursuit to become a sales leaders at a company called Vitalyst, while later going onto build an inside sales organization from scratch at another company called CorpU. He then went on to become the Dir. of Insides Sales with Dodge Data & Analytics.

Now as a Inside and Digital Sales Manager at Zoetis, Vernon's main responsibilities are to ensure the retention and growth of their current client base, while also implementing new processes and operational efficiencies to better the Inside Sales organization. Vernon received his Undergraduate Degree in Marketing, with a minor in management, from Bentley University.

Valerie Schlitt

Valerie Schlitt | Trustee

VSA Inc.
VSA, Inc.
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Valerie launched VSA Prospecting in 2001. The lead generation and appointment setting firm has a staff of 100 and offices in Westmont, NJ and Philadelphia, PA. VSA works across all industries but has a particular focus in healthcare, software, logistics and manufacturing, and education. Named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in 2017, 2018 and 2019, VSA has also been recognized in the Philadelphia area as a Best Place to Work. Prior to VSA, Valerie earned her MBA from The Wharton School and gained 18 years of marketing and consulting experience at firms including American Express and KPMG Consulting. Valerie was named a Philadelphia Business Journal Most Admired CEO in November 2020.

Christine Mckinney

Christine Mckinney | Secretary

Zoetis Inc.
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Christine has been a member of the Inside & Digital Sales team at Zoetis for 5 years. In her time with Zoetis she has led a multitude of sales business units, working cross functionally with the sales and marketing teams. Most recently Christine was selected as Operations Lead for the Inside & Digital Sales department where she manages the integration of their new generation sales engine. Christine is recognized as a top performer winning Presidents Circle and "Lead Dog" for her contributions to the sales team.

Anna Rovins

Anna Rovins | Membership Chair

ZoomInfo powered by DiscoverOrg
Onboarding Manager
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With years of experience helping to run her family's small retail business, Anna transitioned to the world of inside sales in 2018. She began her career as an SDR at DiscoverOrg (now ZoomInfo), then transitioned through the ranks over to the Customer Success team. Anna is now an Onboarding Manager at ZoomInfo ensuring Enterprise size clients across all industries see value out of their investment right away. Anna received her Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from Rowan University.

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