MyNewPlace Names Gary Parkhurst as VP of Sales
- Aug 25, 2010
San Francisco–Gary Parkhurst has been appointed as the new vice president of sales at MyNewPlace. In this role, Parkhurst will provide strategic leadership to the sales team and facilitate new business in an effort to increase revenue by driving sales through the company’s core listing products on MyNewPlace.com.
Throughout his career, Parkhurst served in a variety of executive sales and marketing roles at a range of organizations. Most recently, Parkhurst served as senior vice president for ELM Resources, a non-profit, mutual benefit corporation serving the student loan industry. In his role, Parkhurst planned and executed a high-growth sales strategy which resulted in a 46 percent growth of the company’s customer base and an increase in profitability (from $1.4 million to more than $15.7 million.) Additionally, he completed the restructuring of the overall sales, marketing and product development strategy, which resulted in a significant market share growth.
Parkhurst also worked in a sales leadership role at Perfect Escapes, Brandvia, Age Wave Communications and United Advertising/Harmon.