Kerry Cunnion brings substantial experience and expertise in sales management consulting to serve businesses in the Chicago, Illinois area. He is an accomplished sales management expert dedicated to bringing superior focus and top results to businesses in need of sales leadership.
President of Cornerstone Consulting based in Chicago, Kerry leverages his diverse background – including 30+ years of experience in sales, marketing and general management – to help clients drive profitable sales growth.
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Prior to founding Cornerstone Consulting, Kerry led sales and marketing organizations in the consumer products space. Managing some of the best-known brands across various trade channels, he has been responsible for sales budgets ranging from $50 to $325 million. He has a proven record of identifying and developing sales talent; and building strong, successful teams.
Kerry’s “big company” experience is combined with a strong entrepreneurial drive that allows him to successfully develop both sales strategies and execution plans. He has also negotiated and managed business development agreements with leading consumer licensors such as Disney, Nickelodeon, and John Deere.
Kerry is an experienced public speaker who has appeared on CNN, Fox, NBC and other leading media outlets. He has presented industry studies at the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Wholesalers Association; and in 2015 was elected to the Board of Directors of the Toy Industry Association.
Now, as an outsourced Chicago-area sales consultant and licensed Sales Xceleration Advisor, Kerry will leverage the power of Sales Xceleration’s proven sales growth and sales management systems to help small and medium-sized businesses increase sales and boost profits for sustainable sales performance.
Kerry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fairfield University and an MBA from Northwestern. He and wife Tammy reside in suburban Chicago; and he is an active community volunteer who enjoys down time with his family and friends.