Arizona Technology Companies Accelerate Growth with Training by Arizona Technology Council and Sandler Mercury Professional Development

Partnership Provides Council Members Tools for Increasing their Volume of Prospects and Closing More Business

PHOENIX--()--The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) has aligned with Sandler Training by Mercury Professional Development to offer professional sales and management training through the Council’s Business Essentials Program. As part of the program, Sandler Training will offer Council members the option of a month of free President’s Club sales training for up to three attendees, or a private sales/management workshop for groups of 10 or more.

“Our members are focused on growing their businesses and we provide a variety of tools to help accelerate their growth,” said Steven G. Zylstra, president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council. “The Council’s partnership with Sandler Training enables the sales and management teams of our members to hone their skills, increase the volume of prospects and close more business.”

The program aligns with one of the Council’s key missions, providing members access to education. The two organizations believe that workforce training and development are a critical catalyst in accelerating growth of Arizona’s technology industry.

“As a Platinum sponsor of the Arizona Technology Council, we’re delighted to expand our relationship to help more of their members accelerate their growth and sustain the momentum of the technology community in Arizona,” said Linc Miller, co-founder and president, Sandler Training by Mercury Professional Development.

Sandler Training by Mercury Professional Development provides sales and management training for companies across a wide variety of industries, as well as specializing in the technology industry. Co-founder and CEO Mark Kirstein started his career as a semiconductor design engineer, before moving into sales and management roles in the technology industry.

“My technical background is a foundation for my passion to help sales and management professionals in the technology industry increase their success,” said Kirstein.

Sandler Training will be unveiling more details of the program in their Arizona Technology Council Lunch and Learn, October 11 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The workshop, “Effective Sales in the Technology Market,” is available for registration through the Council’s website at: https://www.aztechcouncil.org/event/lunch-and-learn-effective-sales-in-the-technology-market/.

For more information about Sandler Training by Mercury Professional Development, please contact Mark Kirstein, mark.kirstein@sandler.com, (480) 678-7778.

About the Arizona Technology Council

The Arizona Technology Council is Arizona’s premier trade association for science and technology companies. Recognized as having a diverse professional business community, Council members work towards furthering the advancement of technology in Arizona through leadership, education, legislation and social action. The Arizona Technology Council offers numerous events, educational forums and business conferences that bring together leaders, managers, employees and visionaries to make an impact on the technology industry. These interactions contribute to the Council’s culture of growing member businesses and transforming technology in Arizona. To become a member or to learn more about the Arizona Technology Council, please visit http://www.aztechcouncil.org.

About Sandler Training by Mercury Professional Development

Co-owners Mark Kirstein and Linc Miller lead their Sandler Training business with reinforcement training that facilitates the development of new and empowering behaviors, attitudes and sales skills. Originally a semiconductor design engineer, Mark Kirstein leverages a combination of corporate and entrepreneurial experience, with technical and sales and management skills. For over 15 years, Mark was CEO/General Manager of In-Stat, a Scottsdale-based technology market research firm. Linc Miller has spent the last 20+ years of his career in Sales, Management and Business Development, and has been a part of the Sandler network since 2000. He has trained over 2,000 executives from countries around the world and all over the United States. Linc is a world-class facilitator/trainer and an expert in Coaching, Supervising, Goal Setting and Mentoring.

Contacts

Media contact:
TechTHiNQ
Alec Robertson, 585-281-6399
alec.robertson@techthinq.com
or
Organization contact:
Arizona Technology Council
Steven G. Zylstra, 480-353-9277
szylstra@aztechcouncil.org

Release Summary

The AZTC has aligned with Sandler Training by Mercury Professional Development to offer professional sales and management training through the Council’s Business Essential Program.

Contacts

Media contact:
TechTHiNQ
Alec Robertson, 585-281-6399
alec.robertson@techthinq.com
or
Organization contact:
Arizona Technology Council
Steven G. Zylstra, 480-353-9277
szylstra@aztechcouncil.org