CHICAGO, IL – Exact Data is thrilled to announce the promotion of Rick Giddings to Chief Training Officer. In his new position, Giddings will be responsible for overseeing operations for the new Los Angeles office and market, including streamlining an employee training program.
Giddings joined the Exact Data team as an Account Executive in 2013, and has advanced through progressively more responsible positions within the company. In 2014, he was promoted to Divisional Manager, Business Development, and then again in 2015 to Vice President, Sales & Training. In 2016, Giddings was promoted to Senior Vice President, Sales & Training. In this role he was instrumental in the development of new employees, meeting aggressive monthly quotas, and building and maintaining client relationships.
Giddings brings eight years of sales and management experience to the training department. Prior to joining Exact Data, Giddings managed inside sales for the nation’s largest telecom brokerage firm. During his tenure here, Giddings has implemented protocols which have improved efficiency in the training department, and has frequently been recognized for outstanding achievement. In 2013, he was honored with the Rising Star Award. Giddings' ability to motivate his team has led to his continued success.