Stewart Lander named 2013-14 Outstanding Alumnus

SteStewart Landerwart Lander (UConn, ‘80) has been named the 2013-14 Outstanding Alumnus by the Marketing Department. The Marketing Department has been privileged to have Stewart as a friend for many years. We are very appreciative of the Lander Family Scholarship that Stewart and his wife, Pam, established, which provides financial support to some of our best students in the professional sales leadership area. Stewart has been integral to our Program for Sales Leadership as a member of the PSL Advisory Committee, contributing valuable insights and perspectives on professional selling trends that have enhanced our ongoing experiential learning curriculum initiatives. He has given generously of his time to mentoring our students and giving guest lectures in our undergraduate sales-focused courses, and graduate marketing courses.

Stewart has more than 30 years of experience in selling and leading large sales teams in the financial services industry. Stewart was successful in the distribution marketplace as a Sr. VP/ National Sales Manager and represented firms which included GE Financial, Genworth Financial and Invest Financial. Currently with Sandler Training-TEM Associates, Stewart coaches individuals and collaborates with companies on professional and personal development programs which increase the sales performance of individuals and teams.

Stewart earned his Masters Degree from the University of Connecticut in Guidance Counseling and Personnel, and has certification in Leadership and Sales Excellence from General Electric and the Darden School of Business, and also has Six Sigma Certification.

As a Founders Council Member for the Greatest Save/KinderVision Foundation, Stewart helps provide educational programs for families, law enforcement and the community at large on how to keep kids safe.

Stewart resides in Connecticut with his wife, Pam; they have two children, Helen and Stephen.

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