Our Leadership Compass
Our management team is committed to becoming great leaders. "Great leaders go beyond what is expected and beyond conventional. They have the courage to take the first step and the capacity to influence thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in others for the greater good." Our True North is to consistently empower our Professional Appointment Setting and Operations team to produce qualified appointments that generate revenue for our clients.
Mark Brandon - Founder
Mark Brandon has spearheaded BZAS’ growth with his focused vision and motivational style. Since he founded the appointment setting company in 1999, he has helped clients increase the quantity of qualified appointments, improve the quality of lead generation and accelerate sales growth. He is a former CEO and Founder of Computer Management Research, as well as Partner, Founder and VP Sales of Manhattan Computer Consultants. With over 35 years of experience in sales, sales management and sales consulting, he has worked with top executives, to increase top-line revenue.
As a sales consultant, Mark has trained thousands of salespeople and trained hundreds of sales managers. He wrote and authored “The Sales Managers Interviewing Questions & Hiring Guide”, and is a motivational speaker for national, regional and annual sales meetings. He has worked with Anthony Robbins and Dale Carnegie Training Corporate has invited him to increase sales in some of their US franchises. Finally, Mark has consulted for call centers and helped re-engineer and launch inside sales teams. He earned a B.S. in Zoology from North Carolina State University.
Anne Cucchissi-Brandon - CEO
Anne Brandon, a 30-year veteran in marketing and strategy infuses BZAS with her leadership in the practical application of marketing to B2B appointment setting campaigns. Anne leads all of BZAS’ call campaign delivery efforts and manages all relationship managers in serving the clients. She is a former Strategic Marketing Manager for Arthur Andersen in Los Angeles engaged in the following consulting services: business process re-engineering, change management and technology, market-driven management, computer risk management, business fraud risk management, corporate recovery services and litigation focusing on developing best practices and processes to increase practice line revenue.
Previously Anne was a Director of two centers for the Ronkin Educational Group providing test preparation, college selection and application assistance for the college and graduate-bound student. She was fully responsible for marketing, management, training, development, implementation and bottom line revenue of both centers. Anne earned an A.B. in English from Vassar College and studied at Oxford University in Oxford, England.