The North Carolina Sales Institute (NCSI) was created to prepare students for a career in sales and promote partnerships with local organizations. Students and business leaders benefit from this innovative program. Keep reading to discover what participants have to say about NCSI.


“Charles Aris Inc. appreciates the opportunity to collaborate with the Bryan School’s North Carolina Sales Institute on several fronts. From NCSI students participating in Charles Aris recruiting and marketing internships to NCSI graduates joining our organization for full-time opportunities, or Charles Aris being part of NCSI students’ learning and development in sales and marketing, we gain tremendous value from our ongoing relationship. We believe that the North Carolina Sales Institute will continue to make a positive impact on Charles Aris, the Piedmont Triad and beyond for years to come. “

Myron Pearman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Charles Aris Inc.

“It has been a great experience sponsoring the UNCG Sales Institute. I have had the opportunity to speak in front of several sales classes at UNCG and participate in a couple company spotlights at the university to share about opportunities with my company.  I have been impressed with the staff, professors and the students at UNCG. I am about to hire a summer intern thanks to this program, and I am looking forward to working with the UNCG Sales Institute for years to come to help me staff my business. ”

Kyle Mills, Insurance Agent, High Point, NC

“NCSI has been instrumental in finding great young students who are eager to join the workforce. I’ve been impressed at the entrepreneurial caliber of students that UNCG is producing. Being a part of this organization is helping to shape my agency for the future.”

Rick Babusiak, Insurance Agent, Winston-Salem, NC


“The North Carolina Sales Institute has given me the opportunity to learn how to appropriately develop and grow professional relationships as well as create an effective business plan. The NC Sales Institute has given me the opportunity to learn and apply the steps in the selling process. The Sales Institute has made me confident that I can close a sale.”

Emily Kurey, Bachelor of Science (BS) of Marketing with a minor in Information Systems Management, Associate District Manager at ADP

“The North Carolina Sales Institute has been the highlight of my academic college career. The program has taught me invaluable knowledge and skills, which will not only help me in sales, but also in life in general. I acquired comprehension of the sales funnel, strategies and consequences of a mergers and acquisitions, and the role of key account management. Studying and understanding the material provided me with a competitive advantage to succeed during my sales internship during the summer of 2016. The program gave me the necessary confidence to thrive in any sales job upon graduation.”

Rouven Wahlfeldt, BS of International Business with a concentration in Marketing, Masters Student at Northwestern University

“The NC Sales Institute is an engaging and applicable part of the business school, which I’ve greatly benefited from during my years of involvement.  The professors bring and teach you about real-world experiences, while connecting you with high-level professionals.  As a result, I’ve significantly improved my abilities to network, interview, and sell.  If you put in hard work and show your dedication, your options are unlimited!”

Sajin Chhabra, BS Marketing with a concentration in Sales, Sales Representative at Flow Honda

“Through the Bryan School and the North Carolina Sales Institute, I’ve learned to solve real world problems businesses have outside the standard multiple choice exam most programs depend on. Working with Martinsville Speedway allowed me to navigate through the selling process with potential customers in real time. Not only did I help make sales for their event, I also gained an experience few other programs offer before graduation and the confidence to use it.”

Hannah Easterly, BS of Marketing