Tag Archives: Meet Our Experts

Top 10 Tips for Telemarketing Appointment Setting Success

By Heather Dubas, Senior Operations Manager

telemarketing appointment settingMany companies use telemarketing to set appointments. Regardless of the industry, the keys to telemarketing appointment setting success remain the same. I am excited to share some insider tips on how we achieve that success for our clients at Quality Contact Solutions. Continue reading

Top Contact Solutions Expert: Team Member Spotlight

Angela Garfinkel, President

Julie KrammeMeet Julie Kramme. Julie is an outsourced telemarketing and call center operations expert. Julie came to QCS with 20 years of call center industry experience, including 17 years in Account Management and Client Services.

There are 3 characteristics that make Julie a great Sales Executive with QCS.

This contact solutions expert is never satisfied with ‘good’

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Contact Solutions: Team Member Spotlight

By Nathan Teahon, Vice President

Darla Jorgenson At Quality Contact Solutions, our team does a great job of writing a lot of content regarding how to be successful in the call center industry. Sometimes you have to take a timeout and celebrate the people that support the business in other ways and keep the train on the tracks.

Darla Jorgenson is the Accounting and Human Resource Manager at Quality Contact Solutions. Darla exhibits the three qualities that we look for in our team. Humble, Hungry, and Smart.

This Contact Solutions Pro is Humble

Darla does not have an excessive ego by any stretch and is always quick to point out the contributions of other members of the team. She is always looking for an opportunity to tell someone they did a great job. She is the consummate team player and is always looking out for the needs of the company and the team as a whole. Continue reading

B2B Telemarketing Services: What does an Operations Manager do?

B2B Telemarketing ServicesBy Heather Dubas, Senior Operations Manager

I get asked a lot “what exactly do you do for a living?”. When you work for a virtual company, everyone is always curious about your job and it is not always received nicely, especially when people find out that I am an operations manager for a company that does work in the telemarketing industry. I am very proud of the worthwhile work that I am part of at Quality Contact Solutions, though, and I want to fill you in on what exactly it is we do for our clients. Continue reading

Dean Garfinkel Receives PACE Distinguished Service Award

Aurora, NE  (November 7, 2018) – Dean Garfinkel, Quality Contact Solutions’ Chief Operating Officer and Quality Voice & Data’s President was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE) during the group’s annual Summit in Washington DC, September 23-25, 2018.

Dean’s dedication and service to the association has spanned more than 15 years while serving on the PACE board of directors with six of those years on the Executive Committee as Treasurer. With Dean’s leadership, the organization has successfully navigated the changing landscape faced by all associations. Dean has also been an active force behind the Self-Regulatory Organization and the Customer Engagement Compliance Professional programs.

Dean GarfinkelAlso receiving PACE Distinguished Service Awards were James Danz, Wyndham Worldwide Vacations and Michael Rauscher, HomeServe USA. Both Mr. Danz and Mr. Rauscher, along with Mr. Garfinkel, are retiring from the PACE board at the end of 2018

According to PACE Chair, Lori Fentem, Ring’s Head of Call Center Growth and Strategy, “Dean will be missed from both the association board and the Executive Committee. We thank Dean for his tremendous service to our association and to the industry as a whole.”

About the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE)

PACE is the only non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of companies that utilize contact centers as an integral resource for customer engagement. Founded as the American Teleservices (ATA) in 1983 and renamed to PACE in 2012, PACE represents more than 4,000 contact centers that account for over 1.8 million customer engagement professionals worldwide.