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At CloudBlazer, we’ve honed our Salesforce implementation methodology and approach for almost 20 years. Through fine-tuning our approach, we’ve discovered how to leverage the power of the Salesforce Cloud for a 360-degree view of the customer.

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Who we are

CloudBlazer is a certified Salesforce consulting company, serving as a trusted implementation partner to companies worldwide. In short, we're the advisers that can help you get the most from your Salesforce platform and your sales team.

One of our driving principles is that process should drive technology. We are committed to being objective advisers who help you fine tune your existing business processes to form CRM solutions and strategies that are best fit for your organization.

When it comes to your CRM and sales process, there is no one-size-fits-all solution, which is why it's our goal to find a solution that allows clients to maximize their productivity and reach goals faster.

Our client’s sales performance is front of mind for us as we can also help companies maximize their CRM investment through improved sales processes and methodologies.

As a recognized go-to Salesforce consulting partner, you will have the peace of mind of working with a trusted partner with the experience needed to maximize your Salesforce instance and grow your business.

Ready to learn more or have some questions? Contact one of our certified Salesforce experts.

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Dave McDaniel

Partner & CRO

Dave’s experience with Salesforce began as an end-user in 2001 when he led a CRM evaluation, selection, and implementation for an enterprise-level digital marketing company. With over 25 years of sales management and operations experience in both high-growth public and private companies, Dave brings a new perspective to CloudBlazer and how to leverage Salesforce to fuel high-growth.

Dave began his career in digital marketing when he led the rollout of AutoTrader.com for Central Virginia in 1995 and continued as he joined Silicon Valley-based Knight Ridder Digital. Dave has built regional and national sales teams for CareerBuilder.com, Cars.com, Apartments.com, Digital Air Strike, and a national online display network that is now owned by Centro.

Currently, Dave serves on the Charlotte Interactive Marketing Association’s Board of Directors and is the organization's inaugural president and co-founder. Both his experience and passion for achieving high-growth through the use of effective people, process and platform lead him to the Salesforce implementation and sales enablement business.

At CloudBlazer, Dave leads the business development relationship with Salesforce and their clients. He is accountable for providing an excellent customer experience for the Salesforce Account Executives and their clients when working with the CloudBlazer team on implementation and training projects

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Paul Yoder

Partner & COO

Paul brings 35 years of sales, business operations, and project management experience to the CloudBlazer team, and is responsible for the company's strategic growth, overall operations and finance.

Paul began his career as a stockbroker for Thomson-McKinnon and PaineWebber, and then moved into business process consulting for Sales Performance International, the primary innovators of the popular Solution Selling® sales process that has been adopted by major corporations around the world including IBM & Microsoft.

In 2006, Paul co-founded EnablePath, a Salesforce CRM integration partner that grew to be one of the largest partners in the Salesforce ecosystem, ultimately achieving Platinum status, the highest partner tier at Salesforce. The company was acquired by global technology giant Birlasoft, a division of India based CK Birla Group, in 2014.

A passionate evangelist of the power of process automation, Paul has traveled extensively in the US, as well as internationally to locations including Munich, London, Brussels, Tokyo and Singapore, as a consultant and project lead. His experience in business operations and global project management bring a significant advantage to CloudBlazer.

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Jon Beliveau

Vice President of Sales

Jon joined CloudBlazer in May of 2022 as Vice President of Sales. He brings 10 plus years of Commercial / Mid-Market and Enterprise Sales experience to CloudBlazer with nearly half of his career as a Salesforce New Logo AE. Consistently a top performer at Salesforce, Jon brings a wealth of knowledge to CloudBlazer especially when it comes to New Logo acquisition. Jon is very process oriented and enjoys understanding an organizations business processes and how Salesforce can help drive positive business outcomes.

Outside of work Jon enjoys spending time with his wife Kimberly, their three beautiful children: Harper, Dylan, Dempsey, and their dog, Bryce. Also, Jon enjoys an active lifestyle to include exercise and golf.

At CloudBlazer, Jon is responsible for the business development efforts and collaborates with Salesforce Leadership and AE's to drive ACV and ultimately customer success on the Salesforce Platform.

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Cindy Perry

VP - Director of Project Operations

Cindy brings 20 years of sales, business operations and engagement management experience with small, medium and enterprise organizations to the CloudBlazer team.

Cindy began her Salesforce.com career in 2005 as a system administrator where she managed an Enterprise organization that leveraged both Sales cloud and Service cloud. In 2007 Cindy joined Enablepath, a Salesforce CRM partner that grew to platinum partner status, where she served as an operational manager, senior engagement manager and a solution architect and continued her career after acquired by Birlasoft, a division of India based CK Birla Group, until 2017.

At CloudBlazer, Cindy leads the delivery team to ensure an excellent customer experience surrounding Salesforce.com initiatives such as consulting, implementations, development, data migration and data integrations. Cindy’s experience and extensive knowledge of Salesforce.com assists her with assuring the best delivery experience possible to our customers here at CloudBlazer.

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Howard Stall

VP of Technology

Howard serves as CloudBlazer's VP of Technology where he leads our team of Solution Architects & Technical Architects and provides insight and support to our clients technical requirements & challenges.

His Salesforce journey started over 13 years ago when he built and managed the first custom Lead to Order solution on the Salesforce platform. Since then he has worked in a multitude of consulting roles across several verticals in the Fortune 500 space.

His passion for Salesforce led him to publish (3) apps on the AppExchange, one of which is designed to help learn Lightning Flows and has been downloaded in over 70 Countries around the globe.

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Mackenzie Stall

Director of Managed Services

Mackenzie Stall joined CloudBlazer at the beginning of 2021. She graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.S. in Computer Information Science and a minor in Data Science. Mackenzie's unique Salesforce journey began during college as a user experience intern for a Salesforce integration application. This led her to join the Salesforce Administrative team at Charleston's largest Social Good Tech Company.

In Mackenzie's senior year, she presented, competed and won Salesforce's Student Case Competition partnered with the American Heart Association at Dreamforce in 2019. This opened doors to her consulting career that began at a Non-Profit focused firm.

Mackenzie joined our team as a Project Manager with seven Salesforce Certifications and now serves as CloudBlazer's Director of Managed Services. She leads our Managed Services team to deliver support to existing clients, with Salesforce already implemented, and provides administrative guidance, technical direction, and feature development.

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Allie Lemons

Director of Operations

Allie joined CloudBlazer in December 2019 as the company's Accounting & Operations Manager. Spring of 2021, Allie was promoted to Director of Operations. After graduating from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Finance, Allie joined Bank of America. In her seven years with the bank, she was a mortgage account manager in Louisville, KY and a Mortgage Finance Analyst in Charlotte. More recently, Allie was a Research Associate with AOC Marketing Research.

In 2006, Allie left corporate life to focus on raising her two daughters. During this time, she served in volunteer leadership roles with the Arthritis Foundation and with the PTA of the Smithfield Elementary School. Allie is active in her church and with the Carolina’s Arthritis Foundation chapter.

In her role at CloudBlazer, Allie is responsible for streamlining business processes with the goal of enhancing productivity and ensuring a positive client experience.

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Shanin Russell

Marketing Director

Shanin recently joined CloudBlazer in April of this year. She graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Marketing and Communications. While still attending school, Shanin started her career at a Marketing firm in Peoria, IL. She was an Account Manager responsible for new business development and project management for Fortune 500 companies. Shanin moved on in her career taking a position as Director of Customer Service for a company in the lodging industry. She oversaw the operations of a 24-hour in-bound call center and managed six direct reports and a team of twenty-five customer service agents.

In 2000, Shanin left the U.S. and became a traveling spouse, as she followed her husband to Geneva, Switzerland and Tokyo, Japan for his career. While overseas, she raised her two children, taught English, and was a Girl Scout liaison to support the development and implementation of programs between the U.S. and Japan.

Shanin is responsible for the evolving demand generation and marketing strategy for the company.