Dedicated, results-driven entrepreneur and business leader with an infectious enthusiasm, analytical mind and a passion for bringing out the best in individuals and teams. Specialize in sales leadership, strategic growth initiatives, sales force development, and field training. Adept at leading start-up ventures, turnarounds and full-scale cultural shifts through integrated, cohesive, high-impact campaigns. Highly regarded trainer, business coach and motivator able to adapt and develop relationships with all levels including corporate executives, project teams, external sales representatives/leaders and a diverse client base. Lead with a modern-thinking, fast-moving approach grounded in smart, core business principles with a classic style and an unwavering commitment to excellence.
Industry Expertise (3)
Areas of Expertise (3)
University of Delaware - Lerner College of Business and Economics: MA, Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators, Economics, Education 1997
University of Delaware: BA, Geography, Honors Program 1993
- National Speakers Association
Sue Rusch, President | Sue Rusch & Associates, LLC.
Laurie Girardi is among the most talented direct sellers I have ever encountered. She has a brilliant mind, a caring heart, and energetic commitment to the success of the people around her. I watched her in action when I was leading a company, and I saw her continue to soar when she partnered with me in my consulting practice. She’s a true professional.
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Build Fast & Stay Connected
Laurie teaches recruiters and leaders how to build fast and stay connected in today's ever-changing world. She puts people at ease with her in-depth understanding of technology/social media and her classic approach to driving selling, recruiting and team-building success. Through humor and enthusiasm, Laurie inspires entrepreneurs to focus on taking action in ways that drive bottom line results and create long-lasting success. Each talk is tailored to the particular client’s goals.
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training