College of Business

Letter From Our Executive Director

January 24, 2022

Welcome back to the spring semester and to the Seufferlein Sales Program (SSP)!!!

2021 was an incredible year of growth for our sales program; we finished the year with 305 students enrolled, 32 corporate sponsors, and $22,950 of sales competition prize money awarded. In 2021 we capped our class sizes for our Marketing 473 and 483 classes to 20 students, allowing us to add more role plays to each course and spend more faculty/student time together. The results speak for themselves, our students are in hot demand (multiple job offers) not only by the 32 corporations who support our program but by many other companies who now identify a recently graduated Chico State SSP student as someone who is better trained, prepared and knowledgeable in SPIN (Situation, Problem, Implications, Needs Payoff) selling models than their peers around the country. 

I would like to congratulate my student staff, our sales ambassadors, the faculty, and of course all of the students who participate in our program. We are here for you and will not only teach you sales principles but help you negotiate your first job and be available long after you graduate. Once a Wildcat ALWAYS a Wildcat. My cell is 916-223-2171…………call or text me anytime. 

Our program is truly unique, successful, and growing………….. COME JOIN US!  

The Seufferlein Sales Center which is located in Glenn 206 will be open this fall Monday's to Thursday's from 8AM-3PM so stop by. There will always be snacks and water ready for you anytime so come and meet the facility and say hello to the best student staff on campus!!! We are thrilled to be seeing you all face to face again.

 Executive Director- Tom Villa

Go Wildcats!

Thomas P. Villa
Executive Director – Seufferlein Sales Program

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Letter from the Executive Director

"Our program is truly unique, successful and growing… COME JOIN US!" Read the letter from the director.

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Please email completed applications to tpvilla@csuchico.eduFor assistance filling out your application, please email or visit our office in Glenn 206.

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Thomas Villa
Executive Director 

Alexandra Pomatto
Marketing Specialist

Kristen Chatham
Business Analyst

Emma Ritchie
Operations Specialist

Ana Flores
Operations Assistant

Jack Thobe
Operations Assistant

Mitchell Lung
Corporate Relations Specialist

Makaela Keeve
Competition Lead

Brianna Rader
Project Manager

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