DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System®, a leading franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, is pleased to announce that Michael Gumiela, Regional Vice President of Sales, has won a Silver Stevie® Award in the National Sales Executive of the Year category.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service recognize outstanding performances by customer service and sales professionals in 71 categories. More than 1,100 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted to this year's competition.
Gumiela joined Coverall North America, Inc. in 2001 and quickly rose through the company ranks. In his current role, Gumiela manages 13 sales leaders across the country, is responsible for training the national sales team, and leads 165 sales professionals. He has increased efficiency in company practices and boosted outside sales consultant production by 29 percent. He also designed and orchestrated the roll-out of three nationwide call centers, and he was an executive sponsor and key architect of Coverall's new automated bidding and proposal system.
"Mike knows how to both teach and motivate, and that inspires our sales professionals to achieve incredible performance levels," said Sean Kajcienski, Coverall's Chief Sales Officer. "His sales knowledge, support, and natural leadership abilities have been instrumental in the growth of the company's sales territories."
Finalists for the seventh annual awards were determined by 120 professionals around the world acting as preliminary judges. More than 100 members of eight specialized judging committees determined Stevie Award placements from among the finalists during final judging this year. The awards were presented to honorees during a February 25th banquet at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.
"From our perspective this was the most successful Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service yet," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "Judges have told me how impressed they were with the success stories they reviewed this year. All of this year's Stevie Award-winners are truly deserving."
About Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System®
Founded in 1985, Coverall helps its Franchise Owners succeed as independent business owners in the commercial cleaning industry. In 2008, the company launched the Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System® Program with an emphasis on helping to improve the cleanliness, health and wellness of facilities. This unique, patent-pending Coverall® Program combines innovative cleaning technologies and tools, hospital-grade disinfectants, professional training programs, customer support and communication, and a passion for healthy cleaning to do one thing: remove the maximum amount of dirt and germs as efficiently as possible. Today the Coverall® Program is the first choice of offices, healthcare facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, schools, daycares, retail businesses, restaurants, manufacturing plants, auto dealerships, religious centers, fitness centers and other businesses. For more information, visit www.coverall.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
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