Koleske, Samsa and Marano named Sales Challenge Champions

Carter Koleske, Austin Samsa, and Lindsey Marano were the top finalists in the Blugold Sales Challenge held September 22-23. The three professional sales marketing majors, along with six other members of the Blugold Sales Team, earned the right to attend national sales competitions this fall. Participation was determined by their ranking at the Blugold Sales Challenge.

Jake Johnson, Lindsey Marano and Jenna Williamson will compete at the UW-Eau Claire Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up, October 19-21. Brooke Boegli and Hailey Schultze will participate as alternates/student coaches.

Koleske and Samsa will represent UW-Eau Claire at the Florida State University International Collegiate Sales Competition, November 1-4. Attending the event as alternates/student coaches are Shelby Beavers and Cullen Johnson.

The Blugold Sales Challenge is hosted by the Center for Sales and Sales Management in the Department of Management and Marketing. For more information about the event, contact Jessica Gardner, assistant director and UW-Eau Claire Blugold Sales Team coach.