Mr. John Chapman
Director of Business Development, North Carolina Sales Institute
Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism
John Chapman holds an MBA from the Babcock School of Management at Wake Forest University and a BS in Finance from the University of Connecticut. He brings 30 years of experience leading high-level sales efforts in start-ups and established international companies in retail, manufacturing, and energy such as Kennametal Inc., Stanley Works, and Coca-Cola.
John was awarded the prestigious Sales Excellence Award during his time at Stanley. From 1991 until 2007 he led Kennametal’s CPG sales effort growing revenue at a 15.62% CAGR. He has also served on the board of directors for several start-ups and has been a member of the board of directors for Junior Achievement since 2002.
Currently, John consults in the home improvement and energy industries and is the Director of Business Development and MEHT Adjunct Professor for the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.