Meet Our Sandler NYC Team
Chartwell Seventeen Advisory, serving New York City
David Fischer, Owner and President
- Flat or lagging revenue streams
- Products that are consistently sold on price, despite a significant competitive advantage
- Hiring and maintaining quality salespeople
Peggy Belden, Director of Sales
Peggy Belden has over 20 years of experience in sales, sales management, sales training and coaching.
Prior to joining Sandler, Peggy founded Belden Consulting Group, LLC (BCG) in 2001. The firm consulted and advised C-Suite managers and sales teams. BCG also designed and executed corporate marketing initiatives. The firm was contracted to work with IBM, Boyden Global Executive Search, Tommie Copper Inc. and Sports Illustrated Magazine.
Peggy started her career in broadcast radio and television sales and successfully moved on to senior roles at CBS/Viacom and Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal managing salespeople and managers across the US.
Passionate about enabling clients, she insures their growth in sales skills, behaviors and proven techniques. As a champion for sales professionals, Peggy is a practitioner of Sandler's "reinforcement training model", achieving greater sales revenue success.
A graduate of Long Island University with a BA in Political Science, Peggy and her husband Tom reside in Southport, Ct.
Susan Villamena, Sales and Training Consultant
Susan has over 25 years of experience in all facets of sales: training and development, sales management, recruiting and executive coaching. She is a widely regarded expert in sales force development and has helped hundreds of CEO’s, Business Owners and sales leaders to achieve substantial gains in their revenue and profits. Prior to joining Chartwell Seventeen Advisory Group, Susan was a Founder and Partner at S&R Associates, a New York- based sales force development firm and affiliate of Sandler Training.
Susan began her career in sales and sales management working in the entertainment industry, for CBS Records International (later known as Sony Music). From there she became International Sales Manager for CBS/Fox Video and then Vestron Video. Through these experiences she learned that desire plus commitment, along with a willingness to take personal responsibility was critical to a successful career.
She holds a B.A. from St. John’s University. A published author and sought after public speaker, Susan was honored by 914 Inc. Magazine as one of Westchester’s Most Accomplished Women Entrepreneurs. She currently resides in Westchester, NY with her husband.
Jamie Bolak, Communication Director
Jamie Bolak has over 20 years of experience in brand development and strategic digital marketing.
Jamie is in charge of our communication and marketing efforts, coordinating and directing the Sandler marketing strategy, and overseeing the day-to-day social media and brand presence.
Jamie began her professional life as an Creative Director working in brand management, advertising and digital marketing.
She is a graduate of Central Michigan University.
Carolyn Briner, Director of Sandler Online Portal Administration
Carolyn Briner has been associated with Sandler for over 10 years helping salespeople and customer service professionals master the behaviors, attitude, and techniques to maximize their potential. She supports our clients by reinforcing their learning with Sandler Online, Sandler’s learning management system.
Carolyn began her professional life as a banker at KeyBank working in both retail banking and commercial lending.
She is a graduate of Denison University and the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.
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