Meet the Team

With the mission to "Ignite Sales Careers" for all CSUF students, the Sales Leadership Center strives to promote professional selling, the development of sales skills, and provides interaction and networking opportunities with industry sales executives.

Students:

The Sales Leadership Center provides students with a link between the university and business through the development of viable sales training courses, workshops, sales competitions, project based learning, networking, internships, scholarships, career services and social activities.

Hiring Companies:

The Sales Leadership Center facilitates the hiring of sales talent through career fairs, internships, scholarships programs, speaking opportunities, sales training and a connection to the Career Services Center. Student clubs and organizations, including the American Marketing Association, Pi Sigma Epsilon, and the Latino Business Students Association, also create networking opportunities.

Corporations:

The Sales Leadership Center offers sales training courses for working professionals. Programs are offered for sales professionals as well as those wishing to transition into a sales position. Custom programs are developed and taught in Mihaylo College's state of the art facilities.

Contact Us:

We invite you to visit the Sales Leadership Center office, California State University - Fullerton, Mihaylo College of Business & Economics, SGMH 5357B

Mailing Address: California State University - Fullerton, Mihaylo College of Business & Economics, 800 N. State College Blvd., SGMH 5357B, Fullerton, CA 92834

Staff & University Advisors:

Mark Mantey
Mark Mantey
Co-Director, The Sales Leadership Center
California State University, Fullerton
Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
Location: SGMH 5357B
Phone: (657) 278-3235
E-mail: mjstate@gmail.com

Mark Mantey serves as Co-Director of The Sales Leadership Center. With a sales career spanning over 34 years, Mark has a full range of sales experience spanning from Account Management to Divisional Vice President of Sales. Prior to joining CSUF, Mark worked at Nestle USA for 28 years. In addition to Nestle, he has also worked for Geo A. Hormel and at the distributor level servicing the food industry. He is excited to join the CSUF Sales Leadership Center which offers the opportunity to share his years of leadership, team work and sales experience with students interested in business and sales careers.

Olga Di Franco
Olga Di Franco
Faculty of Marketing Department
Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
Mihaylo Hall, Room SGMH-5233
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, California 92834-6848
Phone: (657) 278-8071
E-mail: odifranco@fullerton.edu

Having worked in an higher educational teaching environment for over 15 years with a business professional experience background, Olga has a passion for educating our students to succeed not only academically, but professionally as well.

Chris Anicich
Chris Anicich
Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
Mihaylo Hall, Room SGMH 5128
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, California 92834-6848
Phone: (657) 278-5033
E-mail: canicich@fullerton.edu

Prior to coming to CSUF in January of 1997, Mr. Anicich held various sales and marketing jobs in the consumer goods industry. He was Director of Sales and Marketing, National Sales Manager, and Vice President of Sales at a number of companies. His list of employers includes Nestle, Georgia Pacific, Pillsbury and Van de Kamp's Seafood, where he was co-founder of Budget Gourmet Frozen Foods. He has led student teams to two national first place finishes in marketing competitions and most recently trained a sales team to compete in the Western States Collegiate Sales Competition where CSUF won 8 individual awards. Mr. Anicich is a graduate of UCLA.

S. Allen Broyles, Ph.D.
S. Allen Broyles, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
Mihaylo Hall, Room 5309
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, California 92834-6848
Phone: (657) 278-3180
sbroyles@fullerton.edu

Dr. Broyles is an Associate Professor of Marketing in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton. Broyles received his BA, MBA, and Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. Prior to entering academia, he held various sales and sales management, and strategic development positions with a Fortune 500 firm. He is the co-author of articles with diverse consumer satisfaction and cross-cultural brand topics.




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