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Our commercial strategies, backed by human proof, transform the way sales, marketing, and customer service organizations see the world. Meet some of the people who help transform the moments that matter.


Our leadership team guides our strategy and innovation to transform the way sales, marketing, and customer service organizations see the world while empowering our team members to achieve success.

Andee Harris


Andee is a highly experienced senior level executive with a talent for innovation and a history of taking organizations to the next level.

Erica Denner

Chief People Officer

Erica is an experienced leader who uses her experience in high-growth environments to create positive change and organizational effectiveness.

Don Neff


Don is a hands-on, senior finance and operations executive with a track record of value creation at all stages of an organization’s lifespan

Lauren Pragoff

Senior Vice President, Global Client Success

Lauren helped write a book about customer service, and puts her experience to use every day helping her team provide value to Challenger’s clients.

Becky Abraham

Vice President, Product

Becky is an experienced leader with a talent for understanding our customers and helping them implement and sustain their Challenger transformation.

Spencer Wixom

Chief Customer Officer

Spence is a senior executive whose passion and expertise span sales, marketing, and helping make others successful.

Featured Staff

Our culture of innovation, collaboration and integrity has been with us since the very beginning. As a team, we strive to bring new ideas to the table and challenge the status quo…all while having fun. Meet some of our team members!

Catherine Phan

Marketing Manager

Catherine is an operational marketer who's dedicated to driving effectiveness by forming bridges where there are functional gaps.

Nader Pishdad

Director, Client Success

Nader has nearly a decade of experience bringing a significant large-scale commercial transformation expertise to global companies across industries.

Julian Mayer

Chief of Staff, International Sales

Julian is passionate about prioritizing and operationalizing critical business issues to facilitate efficient decision-making and problem solving.

Casey Lindlaw

Manager, Client Success

Casey is dedicated to helping organizations, including her own, improve employee engagement by choosing to invest in their people’s development.

Phil Lombardo

Major Account Executive

Phil enjoys providing a sales experience that challenges organisations across EMEA to think critically about how they communicate with customers.

Darrien Jones

Senior Associate, Client Sucess

Darrien is a senior associate focused on supporting the successful implementation of Challenger concepts across a wide variety of clients.

Kristen Heckel

Director, Learning Design

Kristen is a seasoned pro with a passion for developing leaders, solving problems, driving strategic change, and fostering continuous learning.

Spencer Golden

Key Account Director

Spencer enjoys orchestrating a dynamic sales experience that challenges companies to think differently and provides a framework for long-term success.

Christina Moser

Key Account Director

Christina is an experienced Account Director experience strategic account leadership who thrives on helping clients achieve their business goals.

Frederico Michelin

Associate, Business Development

A recent college graduate, Rico is launching his career as part of our sales team, sharing his enthusiasm for Challenger with our prospects every day.

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