GolfThere Taps Rysedorph As Sr. VP Sales
Company executives to immediately hire up to ten sales specialists
Birmingham, Alabama, August 24, 2012 - Fairways Golf Vacations, Inc. (Fairways Golf) and GolfThere
, the consumer brand of Fairways Golf, tapped seasoned sales executive, Ken Rsyedorph, to head up sales for all brands and private label enterprises. Rysedorph will be tasked with rapidly expanding the sales force and hiring at least six new sales team members but possibly up to ten employees depending on sales volume as the company gears up for the golf vacation and travel season beginning this fall and continuing through the Spring of 2013.
Rysedorph has over 25 years work experience in the sales and customer service arena. He is a veteran and served with the U.S. Marine Corps. His professional experience includes Fortune 1000 companies in telecommunications and facilities management, as well as start-ups and consulting work with telecommunications and software application companies. Rysedorph has managed national and regional sales teams and built sales departments from the ground up.
President, Alan Hale commented, "I have known Ken for nearly fifteen years both as his customer and as a fellow consulting and small business entrepreneur. The timing in his career coincides with GolfThere's immediate need for rapid growth of our sales team and a proven sales executive to lead them. In addition, Ken's personable demeanor and willingness to listen to a customer's needs align perfectly with our goal to always deliver ultimate customer service to golfers, golf travelers, and our corporate clients."
Rysedorph joins the company at a time of actual and large anticipated growth. The company has averaged over fifty percent sales growth per year over the past three years. With new clients for services and with projected growth, Rysedorph said, "I'm looking forward to joining GolfThere at this pivotal time in its growth in both sales and operations support. My experience and background is in motivating, managing and leading co-workers. With the golf industry's proven, best, and brightest sales and support team, I am delighted to have the honor of joining the team and my goal will be to add more employees of the same caliber and professionalism as soon as possible. We will continue to be the leader in golf vacation and support services."
Rysedorph will join the headquarters staff of GolfThere and Fairways Golf in Birmingham, Alabama, and will begin his employment on September 4, 2012.
About Golf There:
Founded in 1990, Golf There and Fairways Golf Vacations, Inc. have grown to be one of the largest golf tour operators in the USA by managing golf vacations for some of the most prestigious brands in the golf industry. With headquarter operations in Birmingham, Alabama, Fairways Golf and its related strategic partners have a reach of nearly 4.5 Million golfers and the company is now the largest specialty golf vacation brand manager globally. More information can be found at: GolfThere.com