Jean Marie began her career in instructional design with a small custom firm in Park City, Utah. In her ensuing work as a consultant, she worked across industry sectors with an emphasis on life sciences/financial services and the areas of sales and leadership development.
Her experience spans a range of solutions, from curriculum architecture design and change management planning to development of individual learning assets, such as fast-paced, competitive workshops, pull-through activities, coaching guides, and mobile product knowledge games.
Jean Marie’s expertise in working with global organizations is enhanced by time spent living in Sweden, Italy, Austria, Belgium, and the Caribbean. These experiences have also nurtured a lifelong interest in culture and language.
Jean Marie joined Delta Point in 2021. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication and a Master of Arts in Speech Communication and Rhetoric from the University of Utah.
Kristen brings over 25 years of training, teaching and specialty sales experience to Delta Point. As a specialty biopharmaceutical sales representative and field trainer, Kristen earned a reputation as a team leader with a passion and drive to explore creative and compliant solutions to advance sales opportunities. While at Amgen, she was instrumental in the development and execution of a novel, interactive workshop on Virtual Selling, designed to improve the quality and effectiveness of representatives’ virtual interactions with health care professionals.Kristen’s proven track record includes 5 successful product launches, 2 President’s Club wins and consistently exceeding sales goals in a highly competitive market. As both a representative and a sales trainer, her focus has been on the importance of establishing valuable business relationships, identifying customer needs and providing customized solutions.
Prior to transitioning to a career in pharmaceutical sales, Kristen utilized her training as a Registered Dietitian to design and deliver nutrition education programs to teachers, college students and health care professionals.
Kristen received a BS and MS in Allied Health from the University of Connecticut.
Kevin has spent the last 20 plus years in the Life Sciences, working for companies like Novartis, J&J and Endo International. For the last seven years, Kevin has been on the agency side, helping sales teams build the skills, knowledge and capabilities to accelerate performance.
Outside of work, you’ll find Kevin spending time with his wife and three kids, coaching one of his three flag football teams, or playing with his new puppy – HOPE.
Mike brings almost 25 years of pharmaceutical experience and sales excellence to the team. After pursuing a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology while working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician in Philadelphia, Mike made a transition to pharmaceutical sales, beginning his career at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1996.
Mike’s experience includes multiple sales roles, specialty sales, hospital sales, field trainer, sales training manager and sales leadership, during which he also won 3 Presidents Club wins. During his sales training manager role, he was responsible for national training for a 500-person CNS sales force, and was also responsible for launch and training of multiple respiratory products.
He has a passion for training and developing others and enjoys meeting individuals where they are and helping them to grow in their roles.
Mike is a Langevin Certified Master Trainer and has his Bachelor of Science from La Salle University.
She joined CIBA-Geigy as Production Manager and transitioned to Novartis Pharmaceuticals in 1997, holding the positions of Senior Manager, Marketing Communications, and Associate Director of Customer Marketing.
While at Novartis, Linda earned several Business Excellence awards for her focus on project management and streamlining processes.
She joined Delta Point in 2011 and continues to manage multiple client projects, driving the daily activities of project timelines to a successful end.
Linda earned her BS in Marketing and Advertising from Rider University.
Kendell joined Novartis Pharmaceuticals in 2001 as a marketing communications manager within the cardiovascular franchise, and progressed into the position of associate director of sales/marketing operations for the infectious disease and transplant business unit, supporting the transplant and infectious disease units, as well as new product marketing and sales teams.
In addition to managing large accounts, Kendell focuses on uncovering business opportunities and identifying the best ways to meet our client’s core needs.
Kendell attended Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
In 2003, Joe worked for Pfizer as a sales rep and then joined AstraZeneca as a primary care sales representative. Joe was then promoted to a sales trainer, as well as selected by upper management as the lead trainer for multiple product launches. Joe transitioned to District Manager responsible for the development of his team and delivery on the business. Joe’s district had great success, including achieving the Presidents Club in 2011. Joe led a coaching circle initiative for which he helped develop other sales leaders in the organization.
Joe left the sales side of the business and moved to the brand team and led the tactical implementation of a new HCP campaign, including timelines, creation of promotional materials, and the training of both internal stakeholders and field-based professionals.
Joe earned his BS in Finance at La Salle University. He received his MBA from Hofstra University.
Due to his work in the nonprofit sector, Dr. Cohen was honored as the 2005 Health Care Hero in the outreach category by the Birmingham Business Journal. In 2007, Mark was honored by the Alabama Pediatric Dentistry Association for his work in providing dental care to children and adults with special needs.
Mark has been working with Delta Point, Inc since 2007.
In 2007, she moved from big-corporate to small-consulting, where she led the development and implementation of a Sales Training Project Management Office for AstraZeneca. Fran also created, deployed, and managed a Learning Business Process Organization for Merck Vaccines Manufacturing group.
Fran joined Delta Point in 2017 and helps the team manage operations and improve the way we do the magic that we do.
Fran has certifications in Project Management (PMP), Program Management (PgMP), and Business Process Analysis (BPA). She earned a Six Sigma Black Belt while working at Unisys Corp and served on the board of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) as VP Finance.
Fran has a BS in Finance and an MBA with a focus on Operations, both from Penn State.
Desiree was selected for a national pilot project that led to the development of the business improvement department within the GSK US pharmaceutical business and was a leader and subject-matter expert in the role of business improvement specialist for 3 years. During her tenure at GSK, Desiree launched multiple products in various therapeutic areas, and was instrumental in developing and launching new sales programs for the field sales force.
At Delta Point, she has continued to meet and exceed client expectations with robust consulting and content tailored to their needs.
Desiree has a BA from the University of Southern California and an MBA with concentration in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change from Pepperdine University.
While at AstraZeneca, Matt led the development and execution of the training curriculum and deployment for the 2000-plus member sales/sales leadership team. He also earned recognition for shaping regional brand strategies, creating alignment, and optimizing resources in support of the cross-company collaboration and successful launch of 3 brands.
Matt specializes in helping clients identify and capitalize on opportunities to optimize brand and sales performance. His experience allows him to understand the brand’s position within the evolving marketplace and how to apply specific, cross-functional actions leading to positive changes in performance trajectory.
Matt earned his BS in Organizational Development from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY.
Jerry has been featured on MSNBC and the ABC Radio Network, as well as on TheStreet.com, WSJ.com, Fortune, Sales and Marketing Management Magazine, Investor’s Business Daily, Managed Care Pharmacy Practice, Fast Company, Selling Power, and “Selling Power Live.”
He shares his passion for selling and building business relationships in his 3 best-selling business books: The Relationship Edge, The Relationship Edge in Business, and Stop Acting Like a Seller and Start Thinking Like a Buyer.