Meet Distillery: Gregg Wheeler, Chief Income Officer

Our distinctive crew members are the driving drive behind all that we do at Distillery, they usually really deserve recognition!

In our “Meet Distillery” sequence, we introduce you to a few of the gifted consultants who assist us (and our companions) carry concepts to life.

At present, we’d prefer to introduce Gregg, our superb Chief Income Officer!

Introduce your self, your background/experience, and your place at Distillery

My job is to drive excessive development at Distillery. To refine our go-to-market proposition and assist our total gross sales and advertising and marketing groups. One in every of my targets is to construct robust alignment between advertising and marketing, lead gen, gross sales and our supply departments – net, cellular, qa, and product supply – to create extra alternatives in our pipeline and in the end shut extra offers.

Given your work expertise, what are your greatest strengths that you simply carry to your function at Distillery?

I consider that the aim of driving excessive development is to 1) create new jobs and a pair of) present new, thrilling alternatives to everybody at Distillery — like new, fascinating tasks, having the ability to develop new expertise, and exploring profession development alternatives. I’m a believer in servant management and supporting and empowering every of you to attain your potential and your targets. I consider that all of us ought to have large targets and massive goals, and work collectively to attain them. If we’re all unified round our imaginative and prescient, and supporting others round us, we will probably be profitable.

What attracted you to Distillery?

I see large alternatives at Distillery for us to develop and thrive collectively. Distillery has an excellent tradition of servant management and empowering these round us to attain greater than we may individually. That mindset is what units us aside and can give us a aggressive edge within the market.

What has been your favourite half about being on the Distillery crew?

Assembly everybody from so many alternative cultures and backgrounds is all the time inspiring to me. Not solely studying about what individuals are doing of their roles proper now, however studying about how they bought to the place they’re now. Asking about their household, their training, their passions. You possibly can actually study rather a lot about folks if you happen to simply take the time to ask and pay attention.

What are some expertise or matters you’re studying about proper now?

I’m a giant believer in steady studying, so I’m taking a course with different CROs the place we discuss concerning the present traits within the business, what’s working, what’s not, and the way they’re working to construct robust groups and assist their groups by these difficult occasions. Regardless of how a lot expertise you could have, there’s all the time one thing you may study from others that may show you how to be a greater chief.

Espresso or tea? What number of cups in a typical workday?

Espresso for positive. Some name me an addict, which I can’t actually disagree with. I measure the quantity of espresso I’ve in pots, not cups!

What do you take pleasure in doing outdoors of labor?

I like all points of soccer, whether or not watching video games or taking part in on the pitch. I’ve performed my complete life and nonetheless play in a league each week and faux like I’m nonetheless 25 years outdated and capable of grasp with the younger lads.

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What’s your favourite e-book (or what are you at present studying)?

I like all varieties of spy novels. The Mitch Rapp sequence are a favourite of mine.

What’s your ideally suited trip (or what trip did you final take)?

Our journey to Greece with my household was superb. We have been capable of go to the cities the place my spouse’s great-grandparents got here from which was fairly cool.

What languages are you able to converse?

English is native, however I took 8 years of Spanish in grades 7-14. I’m not fluent, however I strive my finest. 🙂

In case you may dwell in any metropolis, the place wouldn’t it be?

Gurnee, IL, the place I dwell now. Tacky, however now we have so many recollections within the space we dwell in that I couldn’t think about being wherever else.