Meet our global team members. From Chicago, Illinois to Lahore, Pakistan we are dedicated to meeting the growth needs of our clients anywhere in the world.

Lisa Canning

Lisa Canning

CEO Founder

For over 35 years Lisa has been helping startups and SME’s create the perfect recipe for their passions and abilities to achieve greater success. Her motto ‘Whatever it takes’ has helped her create business models that turn survive into thrive for herself and others.

Heather McNeice

Heather McNeice

Chief Operating Officer

Heather is a dynamic sales professional with over 12 years of new business, national sales and account management success across multiple market segments and verticals. Sure to make you smile, she builds bridges between our workforce and clients to ensure reliable deliverables and success stories.

Sana Umer

Sana Umer

CO-Founder

A Pakistani native, Sana is passionate about social media, online consumer relationship building and developing crowd solutions for organizations and business owners. Sana has built a remarkable team of ladies who build key influencer and prospect lists for our clients. She also manages our social media campaigns.

Michael Kuczkowski

Digital Content Strategist

Ahsan Naeem

Ahsan Naeem

SEO LEAD

Ahsan comes to us with almost 10 years of SEO expertise analyzing, reviewing and implementing changes to websites for search engine optimization and through backlink building. Additionally, he collects and analyzing data, optimizes landing pages, researches and implements SEO recommendations with his team.

Margot Capella

Margot Capella

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

Margot is from Venezuela and is a professional journalist with a BA in Mass Media Communications, and a Digital Marketing Diploma. Her digital marketing ranges from writing blogs, to SEO optimization, to digital marketing for social media, content creation, and research in many fields such as health, environment, social change, and politics.

Jacob Wilson

Jacob Wilson

Content Coordinator

Jacob graduated from Murray State with BS in English and Professional Writing.

He has spent the last year focused on building his abilities in content organization and we are excited to have him on board to help manage the flow of client content. Jacob is from Paris, Tennessee.

Laura Black

Laura Black

CONTENT EDITOR

From Villa Park, IL, Laura brings over 15 years of experience as a journalist and managing editor to our clients. In 2019, she expanded her writing to also focus on the world of parenting disabled children.  We learn when we share with others and invite them into our lives a little bit more. She is a firm believer that storytelling can lead to healing, wisdom, connection, and growth.

Benedict Akpan

Benedict Akpan

Sales Support Administrator

Seasoned Sales Support Manager and talented leader with 14 years of experience applying exceptional planning and problem-solving abilities toward enhancing business plans and day-to-day activities. Result-driven and resilient in developing marketing and sales teams while improving processes and increasing productivity. Bringing solid understanding of customer relations trends, excellent communication skills, talent for spotting areas in need of improvement, and implementing changes with a strategic approach.

Nelsy Ortega

Nelsy Ortega

MEDIA COORDINATOR

A Communications graduate from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Nelsy’s experience is in video, social media management, content creation, and graphic design. She is very passionate about the digital world and loves to be surrounded by a great team who’s willing to teach and learn.

 Adebayo Desile

Adebayo Desile

Social Media Support

Adebayo, just moved from Nigeria to the United States to pursue a masters degree. For Sales Maven, he helps our social media team by finding images for social posts and scheduling content for clients.

Geary Priehs

Geary Priehs

IT MANAGEMENT

Geary is a creative, results driven problem solver with a diverse background in IT. Geary is responsible for helping us set up, manage and develop processes for managing internal and client related issues.

Chuck Canning

Chuck Canning

SENIOR FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Chuck is from Naperville, IL and brings over 40 years of senior controller experience to Sales Maven. Chuck has been instrumental in helping us establish and developing our accounting processes since our company started.