and Founder, Gillis Consulting & Training Inc.
With over 25 years of Sales and Marketing experience, Tammy Gillis launched her sales career with Hilton Hotels and spent 10 years in various sales leadership roles. She credits her years at Hilton for honing her sales skills and developing into a relevant consultative seller.
Tammy’s entrepreneurial drive led her to start a hospitality consulting and training company in 2013.She saw a gap in how sales people were being onboarded into the industry and felt they were not being set up for success.Tammy has trained thousands of sales professionals, hotel owners, general managers and front-line associates.She has a passion for improving not only the skill set but also the mindset of sales professionals to succeed in this digital age of selling to modern buyers.
Believing that sales is the life blood for all organizations, her mission is to make sales accessible and achievable for all hotel owners.In 2014, Tammy disrupted the traditional hotel sales model and launched a Sales for Hire program for focused-service hotels operating without a sales team. By developing and executing a sustainable and profitable sales strategy on their behalf, this innovative program helps hotels compete more proactively in their local market and achieve long lasting results.
Tammy’s engaging and genuine approach helps her clients break ineffective sales behaviors to become trusted advisors with a client centric approach to selling that drives results and differentiates them from the competition. Tammy has not forgotten what it is like to be in the trenches and stays relevant in this fast paced and competitive industry. A travel aficionado and fitness ninja, I am a two-time Marathoner and avid Soul-Cycle enthusiast. For me, life is an ongoing journey to pursue one’s passions and create a compelling and dynamic personal brand.