Offshore Sailing School Appoints Vice President of Sales
Deborah Marlor Joins Offshore Sailing School as Vice President of Sales
Offshore Sailing School’s CEO and President, Doris Colgate, announced December 16, 2016 that Deborah (Deb) Marlor, an Offshore Sailing School graduate from 38 years ago, has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.
Deb is an award-winning entrepreneur with over 35 years of demonstrated success in creating and developing sales teams. Deb has also led demand generation activities for Global 500 technology sales campaigns, generating revenue for channel sales programs, and strengthening client pipelines.
A native of Erie, Pennsylvania, Deborah Marlor began her career in retail sales in 1975, rapidly moving into a management position with Manulife Financial Services. In 1981, she made the transition to the technology industry, working throughout the United States in sales and marketing departments for such high tech firms as, Breakthrough Software, Radium Software, Computer Associates, and Extended Systems. Deb was awarded Presidents Club status consistently throughout her eight year career at Computer Associates and held the Sales person of the year at Extended Systems for 26 consecutive months.
In 1997, Deb founded DJM Sales & Marketing in Boise, Idaho. DJM launched its first service, executive appointment setting for Jetstream Communications, and quickly expanded to provide sales services to Sun Microsystems, Siemens Enterprise Communications, Symantec, Hewlett Packard, Actian Corporation, Live Person, & Agfa Healthcare. DJM was acquired by a private party in summer 2016.
After decades of sailing and racing whenever and wherever they could, Deb and her husband sold the family home and moved aboard their Beneteau, Oceanis 381, “SV Simplicity” full time. Sailing from Houston, Texas, to Florida, stopping in Pensacola, Clearwater, Punta Gorda, they have made Fort Myers, Florida, their current “home” base.
For more information and photos please contact Beth Oliver, Director of Sales and Marketing: BOliver@OffshoreSailing.com.