Donald J. Hahn
CFCC, CFPBA, CPVA, CPTA
Chief Learning Officer
A life-long sales professional, Don is passionate about enabling organizational change through improved sales leadership and coaching. As a sales leader, sales trainer and sales coach, we deliver blended learning experiences including sales and sales management training, leadership workshops, executive coaching, and sales forums and a sales toolkit, all of which serve as the foundation for a top performing company.
A certified Franklin Covey Coach, certified in psychometric assessment tools, a sales trainer and business consultant, Don has worked with hundreds of businesses and thousands of sales professionals in creating change-ready organizations. As a leading talent manager, Don is a member of TTI’s elite Chairman’s Circle and a chosen member of TTI’s International Faculty.
Prior to founding Hahn Training in 2000, Don spent over 25 years in Fortune 500 firms as a successful sales rep, coach and advisor. As a sales leader he has spearheaded channel development, marketing and sales operations for global sales enterprises of up to 1000 persons.
As a sales coach, Don has engaged in over one hundred sales coaching projects over the past decade, leading to profound results for his coaching clients. Don lives up to his tagline; “All Things Sales”
Active in the community, Don is past president of the Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives (BNSME) a board member of UB’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, an active member of The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, and former board member of the Amherst Chamber of commerce.
He has authored and established The Corporate Mind, a comprehensive Mastermind Group for entrepreneurs and leaders. Additionally, he has published “Keep it in the Fairway,” a book and seminar series examining the connection between sales success and golf mastery. Don’s no-nonsense approach gets results. He’s been there, done that. He does not teach theory, he teaches real world.
Don lives in Buffalo with his wife of 38 years, Debby. His outside interests are golfing, reading, writing and gardening