ADEL, Iowa – Nov. 14, 2008 – Kuder, Inc., the nation’s premier provider of Internet-based tools and resources for education and career planning, announces the appointment of Bill Barlow as Senior Sales Associate for Kuder Connect 2 Business in South Carolina. A lifelong South Carolina resident, Barlow will be responsible for sales and marketing activities, along with new business development throughout the state.
Kuder Connect 2 Business for South Carolina is a new statewide initiative that supports the goals of the Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA) by establishing collaborative partnerships between education and business and industry. Connect 2 Business (C2B) is an Internet-based tool that creates awareness of extended learning and career opportunities from local employers, and allows businesses to connect directly with their future workforce.
“Bill possesses a wealth of experience in many aspects of sales, marketing, business development, and customer service and we are extremely pleased that he has joined us as we launch this important initiative in South Carolina,” said Phil Harrington, President, Kuder, Inc. “He has tremendous familiarity with the needs of business and industry throughout the state and a strong dedication to customer service. Bill understands how to build outstanding relationships and his experience will provide great value to our current and new Kuder customers.”
Barlow is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of sales and marketing experience. For the past 10 years, he served in various sales management roles with Aramark Corporation, overseeing regional sales operations for South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia.
Prior to Aramark, Barlow spent over 17 years holding key sales management positions with Western Publishing Company and Gillette Company. He proudly served his country as a company commander with the 82nd Airborne Division, in the U.S. Army. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from the University of South Carolina – Columbia.
For more information about how students, schools or business and industry can participate in Kuder Connect 2 Business for South Carolina program, please contact Kuder, Inc. at 800.314.8972 or [email protected].