Mike Carroll, Founder & Managing Partner

DSC_12202.jpgAs Founder and Managing Partner of Intelligent Conversations, Mike Carroll brings over 22 years of sales and marketing experience to Intelligent Conversations to deliver sales systems that drive remarkable revenue growth for our clients.  Mike works hands-on with senior executives, sales leaders, and salespeople to change behaviors, grow new skills, and increase value by implementing methodologies proven to create results.  With a wide range of business-to-business sales and marketing experience, Mike has particular expertise in manufacturing, telecommunications, software, and financial services, including commercial and small business banking.  He is a leading growth consulting and sales force transformation expert.

Prior to founding Intelligent Conversations, a sales force development consultancy based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mike held senior positions in sales, sales management, and product management at Wachovia Bank, M&I Bank, Mindlever, Inc., and Fiserv, Inc. He holds a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin.

Mike is an active volunteer on many committees at both his church and at his kids’ schools, and he sings bass in his church choir. Mike and his wife, Pam, live in Milwaukee with their four children.

Please visit his LinkedIn Profile here.

View his blog for Presidents, CEOs and Business Owners at: CEO Sales Guide


Jenny Rodriguez-Vargas, Partner  

20140211_Headshot_Jenny.jpgJenny Rodriguez-Vargas is a knowledgeable human resources professional with over 15 years of experience in human capital asset management.  Her expertise in full cycle talent management has helped achieve positive outcomes in the acquisition and development of high performing teams across organizations.  With an innate enthusiasm for seizing challenge and  driving projects, along with a  flair for creating work environments that attract and retain top-notch talent, her skill set complements Intelligent Conversations’ commitment to its clients. 

Jenny is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Please visit her LinkedIn Profile here.


Hannah Riebau, Client ServicesIMG_7456.jpg

Hannah is our newest team member. Her primary focus is planning and executing task management, process improvement, and marketing. Hannah is a fast paced worker with a drive for helping Intelligent Conversations improve our processes, manage client needs, and create lead generation. 

Prior to working with Intelligent Conversations, Hannah attended the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, where she obtained a degree in Marketing. 

Please visit her LinkedIn Profile here.

Jack Madderom, Accountability Coach

DSC_1221_22.jpgJack Madderom joins Intelligent Conversations after serving as the President and CEO of multiple companies within the construction material and ready-mix concrete market.  His expertise in the world of sales, lends himself greatly to serving as a head sales coach for many of our clients.  As someone with years of hands-on knowledge, Jack is able to offer excellent one-on-one troubleshooting for any real world scenario our sales teams and sales leaders may be experiencing.

Hunter Byington, Accountability Coach 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAI3AAAAJGI5ZDA4YjRjLWQ3YTItNDZkZS05YjE5LTkxMjNmZjg3M2M2Mg.jpgHunter Byington has worked with hundreds of individuals and companies to improve their sales through a four step approach of working with senior management - understanding their strategic approach to the business, translating that down to the front line salesperson, hiring the right sales and sales managers and then coaching and training them to be effective in building sales through strong business oriented relationships. No quick fixes, rather a consistant approach to understanding the businesses and delivering results.

His specialties include: Hiring effective salespeople, establishing initial 90 Day coaching plan, assessing sales people and sales candidates, evaluation of a sales group from manager to salesperson to inside customer service.

Meggan Kibler, Interview Specialist

Meggan_Kibler_photo.jpgMeggan Kibler is an accomplished Human Resources leader with over 10 years of progressive full cycle HR experience with global Fortune 500 companies and dynamic medium sized businesses. Meggan has a unique skill set, which combines a passion for partnering with business leaders to build high performing teams, recruiting and retaining A-players, and creating engaged workforces. Meggan is skilled at leading HR initiatives that support strategic business issues and drive change at the organizational level. She also adds value to her clients through her deep understanding of HR compliance and best practice.  Meggan has her Bachelors Degree from Furman University and her Masters in Labor Relations and Human Resources from Michigan State University.

Please visit her LinkedIn Profile here.

Lourdes Cañete, Interview Specialist

Lourdes_Canete_pic.jpgWith over 20 years of experience in brand development, sales and marketing Lourdes Cañete brings a wealth of experience in sales strategy and operations. She is passionate about transforming tremendous product ideas into nationally-recognized businesses.  Having held senior positions running e-Commerce, Content Strategy, Online Marketing, PR and B2B sales for a variety of industries which include, Fortune 500 corporations, non-profit organizations, academic and health care institutions, state and federal agencies and media industries.

Lourdes is well-versed in leading staff training and mentoring with experience instilling motivation and promoting teamwork.

Her goal is to transform a simple exchange of a business card into a meaningful and constructive connection.


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