Meet The Team

Carl Herman

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Carl is a Senior Professor of Practice and the Sales Excellence Institutes Director of Executive Education at the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business.  Prior to teaching, he served as a sales executive in the technology industry as well as Oil and Gas.  Carl specializes in Sales Technology, Account-based Management and Complex Selling.  He is the co-author of “Key Account Management: Strategies to Leverage Information, Technology and Relationships to Deliver Value to Large Customers”.    

Bill Koch

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Bill consults and coaches with executive leadership in the Fortune 500, private enterprise, and academia. He brings unique perspective to the coaching process because of his vast business management and leadership experience. He’s a coach who’s done the work -- for more than 25 years, he has held C-Level positions including CEO for a Fortune 500 subsidiary.  Bill Specializes in working with executives in the corporate environment who are contemplating growth and organizational change.

Craig McAndrews

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Craig is the founder and President of CMAC Advisory Group and a Professor of Practice in Marketing Department at the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business.  Prior to teaching, Craig held several sales and C-level leadership positions at Mattress Firm.  He specializes in Sales Process, Digital Selling and Sales Leadership.  Craig recently completed CoachRICE, a leadership coaching certification program and he is pursuing his ICF Certification

Ruth Reitmeier

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Ruth Reitmeier is a PCC credentialed coach with the International Coach Federation and leads the professional coaching enterprise for the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University where she manages a team of 35 professional coaches. She also serves as the Director of Training for CoachRICE: A Leadership Coaching Program. She is committed to helping her clients grow in self-awareness and self-management to become transformational leaders who can positively impact teams and organizations.

Amy Vandaveer Novak

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Amy is a Senior Professor of Practice in the Marketing Department at the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business teaching Professional Selling and Personal Branding in the Stephen Stagner Sales Excellence Institute, the nation’s leading sales institute.  Amy combines real world experiences and an award-winning academic approach and is accomplished in curriculum development and adult learning methods.  She specializes in Sales, Communications and Personal Branding.