Meet the Team

 

Bill GolderBill Golder
Principal and CEO 


Bill earned his sales and marketing expertise as an executive for Fortune 500 companies and for premier consulting firms in the sales effectiveness arena. He held senior sales, marketing and operations roles for Kinko’s (now FedEx Office), Bulldog Solutions and Office Depot. Bill was the former global Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for the preeminent sales consulting firm for Fortune 5 companies, Miller Heiman. While at Miller Heiman, Bill played a key role in helping the firm double revenues and position the company as a strategic resource for sales leaders in large enterprise companies. At Kinko’s, Bill held leadership roles in both sales and operations and helped to transform a chain of campus copy stores to a network of digital print centers serving businesses everywhere. His background is diverse, working with and inside small and large companies. Interests: golf, microbrews, Detroit sports teams and coaching soccer.

The Slingshot Circle

Slingshot Circle consultants are revenue growth gurus who share a passion for helping companies thrive and deliver robust strategies and solutions.

 

Randy Kloostra

Randy Kloostra 
Slingshot Circle Consulting Partner


Randy held executive-level roles at the award-winning furniture manufacturer Herman Miller Inc. for 21 years. Herman Miller is among the elite organizations to be named as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies To Work For.” He was the VP of Human Resources for Coro Inc., a subsidiary of Herman Miller. Prior to that, Randy served as the Director of Human Resources and Training for D&W Food Centers, a collection of service-oriented retail food stores. He established their training, talent management, human resource functions. He is steep with expertise in organizational health and talent assessment across industries and market segments. Interests: wine making, home remodeling, boating at Michigan summer cottage. 


Erik MintzErik Mintz
CEO DealCoachPro

Erik has 27 years in the computer software industry with an emphasis on the SMB market. He’s currently the Co-Founder (with Bill Golder and Jason Reed) and CEO of his 2nd startup, DealCoachPro. He's skilled in product management, Agile, product marketing, competitive intelligence and event management. He has strong business acumen with a focus on entrepreneurship. 
Prior to DealCoachPro, Erik spent 8 years at Constant Contact starting out as Director of EventSpot. Prior to Constant Contact, he was founder and CEO of e2M Systems which was acquired by Constant Contact in 2008. He started his career at IBM in Boca Raton, FL working a total of 11 years in OS/2, Global Services and IBM Corporate. Erik earned an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management and Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Florida Atlantic University. Interests: my dogs, exercise, live concerts and politics. 

Jason Reed

Jason Reed 
Slingshot Circle Consulting Partner


Jason is uniquely adept at empowering B2B sales leaders and teams to win more business due to his expertise in modern sales approaches required to succeed in today’s new reality. He served as President of Paradigm Learning, a training company teaching professionals business acumen, strategy execution, new hire orientation and project management.
Prior to his presidency, Jason was the Senior Vice President at Miller Heiman, National Director for Sales and Marketing for Office Depot and Regional Vice President for Commercial Sales at FedEx Kinko’s. Interests: Fishing, college and pro basketball, international travel and political science.

slingshot partners & certifications

 
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raining to improve team effectiveness and productivity through the development of high functioning behaviors: trust, conflict, commitment, accountability and results.
 

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Selection and employee assessment tools to help B2B companies make smarter hiring decisions and provide better coaching that enhance job performance.

 

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