Carrie Jo Dennis Joins Unemployment Tax Control Associates
SPRINGFIELD — Unemployment Tax Control Associates Inc. (UTCA), a national unemployment-insurance service provider based in Springfield, with offices in Boston and Houston, announced the addition of Carrie Jo Dennis as vice president of business development.
Dennis, based in Houston, will be responsible for managing sales and marketing strategies to accommodate corporate goals and will ultimately develop and lead the future sales team. As UTCA continues to grow its operations, Dennis’ presence in the heart of Texas will allow the company to better serve its clients.
“We conducted our search for vice president of business development nationwide,” said Suzanne Murphy, president and CEO of UTCA. “With more than a decade of sales and marketing experience, Carrie Jo possesses the analytical mindset and problem-solving ability we sought for our business-development leader. Carrie Jo’s strengths are manifested in her ability to not only create client relationships, but to increase sales opportunities. She is a valuable addition to our team.”
Prior to joining UTCA, Dennis was a client-development consultant for a background screening firm serving the healthcare industry, helping to ensure the safety of patients and staff. She holds a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, holds certifications in Paradigm Sales Training and Integrity Selling Training, and has completed the Franklin Covey Organizational Course.
As vice president of business development at UTCA, Dennis will develop and implement cost-saving measures; coordinate sales and marketing objectives by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals; and help UTCA continue to grow by developing the sales force.
“I am pleased to be joining an organization as highly respected as UTCA,” she said. “My goals for this position include growing and mentoring our sales team and implementing strategic sales and marketing plans that ultimately increase our market penetration both in Houston and nationwide.”