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2022 Northwestern Mutual IB Sales Competition

Written by Alyssa Ardhya | Photos by Destiny Smith

The inaugural Northwestern Mutual IB Sales Competition took place on Friday, April 22nd, from 4-7pm.

The competition was held at the College of Business with Northwestern Mutual, IB Students, IB Digital Squad, IB Alumni, and IB Faculty in attendance.

15 teams were selected as semifinalists after 45 teams presented their Sales Plan for their firm to IB Alumni as their final project of the Integrated Marketing and Sales course taught by Dr. Carlos Valdez and Dr. Carole Ann Creque.

18 IB Alumni act as IB Shark Judges for the semi-finals round to select the four finalists.

The IB Alumni Sharks are:

Nick Fermin, Joe Fernandez, Christine Robertson, Amanda Baron, Ashlee Steiner, Maya Brees, Maria Pacheco, Megan Mecabe, John Blackwell, Grant Smith, Alexis Ventura Pena, Alisha Taylor, Isbah Iqbal, Cassidy Brown, Janell Hill-Bridgett, Drew Brasiel, Jess Gelband, and Saxsen Norton.

Northwestern Mutual Representatives act as IB Shark Judges for the final round.

The IB Sharks are:

Thomas Goes, Keith Reyes, Felipe Navarrete, Davonte Anderson and Gerardo Pena Boza.

First place: Texperts

Congratulations to Laura Misko, Angela Joslyn, and Jacob Cohen!!

Second place: Knights Cleaners

Congratulations to Victoria Miranda, Jovan Rodriguez, and Brian Dahl!

Third place: TEPC

Congratulations to Johamia Michaud and Alexis Menninger!

Fourth place: Knightros Design and Consulting

Congratulations to Elijah Sanchez, Ashley Sagar, Dinesh Haripaul, and Savita Sanker!

Click the link below to watch the conclusion and results of the competition:

Thank you to everyone who was involved in this year’s Northwestern Mutual IB Sales competition!

..and like always Go IB!