Rod brings proven success in building and leading results-oriented sales teams. Recognized for creating a winning culture, Rod’s experience designing and deploying industry-focused sales teams and go-to-market strategies have consistently led to accelerated revenue growth and an enhanced sales experience for prospects and customers. At First Advantage, Rod leads the Americas Sales organization focused on revenue growth through new customer acquisition and the expansion of our value-added products and services to customers.
Rod joined First Advantage from Kronos, a leader in Human Resources technology, where he was a Sales Director. Prior to Kronos, he served as Vice President of Sales, Americas with Hoya Surgical, Director of U.S. Sales with Bausch + Lomb Surgical and Area Vice President of Sales with Authoria in the human capital management market. Rod holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Northern Iowa and has furthered his education through leadership development training in the U.S. and abroad.