Meryl Hooker helps individuals and companies achieve rockstar results with a rockstar attitude. She is an internationally recognized speaker, consultant and writer all-around sales rockstar.
She is the co-author of what has been hailed as “the bible” and a “must-have guide” for the greeting card industry with Pushing the Envelope: the Small Greeting Card Manufacturer’s Guide to Working With Sales Reps (2010) as well as the best-selling book, Showtime! The Greeting Card and Gift Company’s Guide to Trade Show Success (2011).
From 2007 - 2012, she was the writer of Road Rage: The Blog, which chronicled life as a road rep and sales lessons learned while driving miles of highway. She has been a contributing columnist to numerous industry blogs and publications.
In 2012, she retired as a sales rep after nearly 15 years of service in the mid-Atlantic region.
Meryl is also a partner at Center Aisle Group, an agency dedicated to providing product development and sales training to the creative companies.
A self-described sales nerd, Meryl takes great pride in the fact she’s seen the legendary rock band, KISS, 19 times – and counting—and openly credits KISS, Inc., as the model for her own business structure and success.
With nearly 25 years of sales experience, she brings real life experience, skill and expertise to sales warriors and manufacturers alike. No matter where you are in the creative or sales process, Meryl can reduce your learning curve, help you make money faster and inspire you to new heights of business and sales success.
Meryl is on sabbatical for 2013.