Minnetonka, MN – June 5, 2023. Channel has announced that Parker Dood has been elevated to Regional Sales Manager, Northeast, effective June 1, 2023.
Cory Krogen, SVP of Sales at Channel, said, “Parker has quickly proven his ability to positively guide and foster valued partner relationships. I’m confident that his leadership and team player approach will significantly contribute to our overall growth and that of our partners in the Northeast. Parker’s commitment is evident in everything he does daily to ensure our team is closely collaborating and able to deliver an incomparable partner experience. I’m excited to have him continue this effort as a dedicated resource for our Northeast partners.”
As Regional Sales Manager, Dood is responsible for establishing relationships with Channel’s Northeast partners and having intimate knowledge of their business approach and strategies to help them identify Channel products and services that best support their ability to compete and grow.
Dood joined Channel in 2022 as a Senior Sales & Customer Advocate and quickly demonstrated performance deserving of this promotion to a leadership position as Regional Sales Manager. Before Channel, Dood was a Senior Finance Representative at Flex Financial, a division of Stryker, supporting the Midwest region across all equipment financing needs and customer segments. In six years with the company, he participated in team member onboarding and mentorship and was a key contributor to the development of a startup financing division initiative for cross divisional deals in the surgery center. The role provided the opportunity to gain pivotal experience in customer service, sales management, and challenge resolution.
Dood earned his Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Central Michigan University and earned his CLFP designation in 2019.
Established in 2009, Channel is a full-service independent lender offering a single source solution for equipment finance and working capital through equipment finance companies for their SMB customers. Channel is headquartered in Minnetonka, MN, with offices in Atlanta, GA, Des Moines, IA, and Marshall, MN.