Summit Talent Group Completes Executive Search for Vice President of Sales

May 2023 – Summit Talent Group is pleased to announce the placement of Laura Thies as the new Vice President of Sales at Prolink.

Laura Thies is a highly respected and driven sales leader with over twenty years of experience in business development and management. She is motivated by delivering on promises and providing unparalleled service to clients. Laura has created a multi-million-dollar business by bringing on world-class clients in various industries, including healthcare, financial services, distribution, transportation, retail, and hospitality. Her expertise is in business development, sales leadership, growth into new markets, team leadership, P&L management, software and services sales, business operations, and team cultivation.

Most recently, Laura served as the Senior Vice President of Business Development at AMN Healthcare in San Diego, CA. She oversaw all business development practices, processes, and people, focusing on strategic resource optimization and leveraging cloud-based technology and consulting to achieve clear financial outcomes. She was responsible for new logo quota attainment across the Avantas brand and worked closely with large multi-facility healthcare systems to optimize their resources and improve overall labor management.

Prior to AMN Healthcare, Laura held various leadership positions at IBM and Talent Plus, Inc. At Talent Plus, Inc., where she served as Client Development Director and Senior Business Consultant, she generated approximately 18% of Talent Plus’ monthly revenue and managed $2,000,000 in client accounts, generating over $6,000,000 of new business in 5 years.

Throughout her career, Laura has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the IBM Sales Eminence Award, Gold Standard Award at Talent Plus, and Student Excellence Award at The Southwestern Company. She has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Strategic Management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Concordia University.

Summit Talent Group is a boutique executive search and leadership placement firm with a national practice in healthcare. For additional information please contact us!