Seasoned leadership team Chris Temperante and Cathy Schmid succeed Volkart
Plymouth, Minn. (May 30, 2019) – Founding partner of Volkart May, Bruce Volkart, officially retires after establishing the contact center and serving as managing partner and chairman since 1990. Current CEO, Chris Temperante, and Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Services, Cathy Schmid, continue in their roles as managing partners at Volkart May since Bruce announced his retirement in April.
With the leadership transition, Volkart May becomes a 100% woman-owned company. Chris Temperante joined Volkart May in 2008, and served as CEO and a managing partner alongside Bruce. She brings extensive experience in sales and medical devices. Cathy has been with Volkart May for the past 11 years working in business development.
“Bruce has had a long and fruitful career, and we are excited to continue to build upon what he began,” said Cathy Schmid. “He always believed in the power of human conversation and we, at Volkart May, will continue to harness this power of people to generate leads, drive sales, and uncover breakthrough insights for our clients.”
“Cathy and I are eager to continue Volkart May’s growth trajectory and lead the business into its next phase,” said CEO Chris Temperante. “We are well positioned to help marketing and sales teams who need new avenues for growth, or additional resources to engage high-value audiences.”
Volkart May is a leading contact center in the United States with domestic and international capabilities, using localized people and quality conversations to help healthcare and B2B brands reach their target audiences.
About Volkart May
Volkart May is a people-powered contact center that specializes in helping companies connect with conversation. From generating leads to driving sales to uncovering breakthrough insights, we believe there’s nothing more powerful, engaging and valuable than one-to-one human connection. For more than 25 years, our passion for people has helped us deliver for healthcare and B2B marketers. Our people make the difference. Our callers are experts at representing our clients’ brands and tenacious at reaching business decision-makers. We augment digital and in-house sales teams with our transparent, team-based and market-proven process to exceed your goals. Volkart May is a woman-owned business located in Plymouth, Minnesota.