The Sales Xceleration® Story
The Path from Groundbreaking Vision to Global Recognition as the Foremost Pioneer in Outsourced Sales Leadership.
Two People, Similar Paths
After successful corporate sales leadership careers, both Thacker and Meyer had separately taken the entrepreneurial plunge and spent many years helping business clients – from start-ups to multi-million-dollar corporations – reach new levels of success on sustainable paths to market leadership.
Upon being introduced, Mark and Chad also discovered they had their faith in common and were driven to help others from a position of servant leadership. They consider their foundation of faith to be an essential factor in the success of Sales Xceleration.
Mark is the Co-founder and President of Sales Xceleration and Breakaway Sales Recruiting. He has spent 30+ years leading sales organizations, is a bestselling author of both Hope Realized and Beyond The Mountaintop and is a leader of his church.
Chad is the Co-founder and Executive Vice President of Sales Xceleration. He has spent his entire career helping sales organizations realize their revenue potential, is dedicated to volunteering in his community and is very involved in his church.
The Early Vision
Work on Sales Xceleration began in earnest in early 2011. Chad and Mark knew there were many corporate VPs of Sales who had grown weary of the corporate life and its overwhelming travel requirements. But they also knew there was a ready and substantial market of small to mid-sized businesses desperate for the skills, wisdom and guidance of these sales leaders. Creating Sales Xceleration meant building the path to connect these two groups.
With those pieces in place, they reached out to entrepreneurially-minded sales leaders. Within a few months, they had their first “Advisor” on board and continued to develop materials and tools. A second Advisor soon followed, and then another and another. Even as they led and taught, Mark and Chad also learned from this growing family of Sales Leaders, Together, they continued to innovate from an expanding base of knowledge and wisdom.
After a few years of dedicated effort, constant innovation, and exemplary market leadership, Sales Xceleration was recognized in 2019 as one of “The Most Successful Companies in America,” appearing on its list of fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. Today, Sales Xceleration has more than 100 Advisors serving as sales leadership consultants across the U.S. and in Canada.
Meyer and Thacker are proud of the growth of Sales Xceleration, but prouder still of how the company has been able to change lives. Advisors now enjoy a better work/home life balance and have a newfound freedom and control over their lives. Beyond this, Sales Xceleration Advisors have helped thousands of small to mid-sized businesses and sales teams – and the families who depend on them – move from struggling to thriving.
Where does Sales Xceleration go from here? With Mark and Chad’s leadership and the support of the entire Sales Xceleration team, the company is poised to continue its national and international expansion. Throughout the company, the shared vision is for Sales Xceleration to be the preeminent outsourced sales leadership company in the world, known for being the choice of the best, brightest and most experienced sales leadership consultants and the most forward-thinking business clients.