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Joshua Donn

Joshua Donn


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Joshua's work combines: Technology, Government, and Teaching / Mentoring

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Day In The Life

Regional Sales Manager

I lead our State & Local Government Mid-Atlantic sales team. We are focused on Public Safety, IOT, and all things IT!

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Adlai E Stevenson High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Business/Commerce, General

    Arizona State University

  • Graduate Degree

    Higher Education/Higher Education Administration

    National Louis University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Sales Managers:

Bachelor's Degree: Business/Commerce, General

Graduate Degree: Higher Education/Higher Education Administration

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Graduated from ASU in four years.

  • 2.

    Moved home to Chicago and attended grad school.

  • 3.

    Wanted to give sales a try, so I started at CDW.

  • 4.

    Realized I loved coaching/learning & development, so I worked towards that position.

  • 5.

    Was a Sales Instructor for two years, and then a Sales Coach for 2.5 years before transitioning to my current role as a Regional Sales Manager.

  • 6.

    Moved to NoVA, and have been here for the last 2 years.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Parents:

    Whatever you do, don't take a job in Sales.

  • How I responded:

    Sales is the only job where you know the score at all times - it's numbers driven, meaning if you don't like how you're performing, only you can make a change for the better. It's also highly incentivized so the better your numbers are, the more money you make.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • While both of my parents attended undergraduate school, neither of them graduated. It wasn't so much a challenge, but a strong desire of mine to be the first to earn their degree.