Clinical Assistant Professor
Amy is a Lecturer in the Marketing Department teaching Professional Selling and a Sales Career Lab. She brings her real world experiences to the classroom and emphasizes the importance of sales in any environment, professionally or personally. She has been recognized as an outstanding teacher by receiving the Program for Excellence in Selling's teaching award in 2002.
Amy Vandaveer has over 10 years business experience in sales, marketing, and training. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University and studied English and Speech Communications, while earning her teaching certification. Upon graduation, she worked abroad in London before returning to Houston as a corporate recruiter for Reynolds and Reynolds, specializing in sales and marketing. Also at this time, Amy began teaching as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston and the C. T. Bauer College of Business, a position she held for nine years.
As Amy transitioned her career from recruiting to marketing, she worked with Reynolds and Reynolds' sales force to promote their software products throughout the United States and Mexico. She then joined the Bauer College staff to market the Executive MBA before going to work as the training manager for Dovarri, a start up CRM company, conducting sales and client training. Following her experience at Dovarri, Amy joined the team at Texas Monthly magazine as an account manager, where she did advertising sales and consulted with clients on their marketing needs. Her unique combined experience in marketing and sales gives her the ability to bridge both worlds and use her experience to translate how they are an integral part of success in business.
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