Need a team member that can sell your product, company or service? Karen Jefferson is looking for you, too!
Karen Lindberg Jefferson CPMR CSP has extensive experience with independent manufacturers representatives, the manufacturers they represent and the distributors that partner with them. Working across multiple industries, Karen’s understanding of the unique rep/manufacturer relationship helps each improve their relationships. Better relationships lead to better business.
With a degree in Communications as Karen is as comfortable conversing one on one, working in a trade show environment, leading small groups, as well as speaking to larger groups. Her certifications (Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative and Certified Sales Professional) give her resources and insight into the needs of reps and your sales team. She also worked for her family’s rep firm as distributor manager for nine years. Karen understands your business language even if she does not speak the jargon of any one industry.
Through her leadership of MRERF, Karen poised the organization to grow from a mom and pop foundation to a true leader in resources for manufacturers and their reps with the goal of leveraging change in multiple industries. Innovation is key to remaining relevant for organizations and people alike.
Karen’s customers see her skills in these areas (see LinkedIn endorsements):
- Strategic planning
- New business development
- Social media
In addition, Karen is also adept at technical writing and creative nonfiction writing.
Her interests are varied and growing. Motorcycle riding, rock climbing, xeric gardening, restoring her granddad’s ’65 Mustang, hiking, biking, and doing fun, new things. She also volunteers as a board member of WINGS Foundation. She is the poster child for having good conversations that inform people and might possibly change lives or merely change business practices. Either way, it is a WIN!