Lada Cube Announces Appointment of new VP of Sales

August 12, 2016, Grand Junction, CO – Lada Cube has hired longtime founder and CEO of Living & Learning International, Philip J. Payne as the company’s new Vice President of Sales. Mr. Payne will be responsible for determining steps towards establishing Lada Cube’s new sales relationships and long-term sales growth models.

Living & Learning International provides Christ-centered semester study abroad experiences offering North American students, 16-week semester courses and outreach experiences in South America. Philip J. Payne was the catalyst for building the people, ideas, and organization of Living & Learning International that has led to partnerships with 20 North American Universities. 

It was during his time with Living & Learning International, that Mr. Payne created key partnerships as well as helping to establish a 350-acre camp for hosting short-term missions teams and study abroad students, while working to support local international students living in Quito, Ecuador. During his successful tenure at Living & Learning International, Mr. Payne also directed all sales and business development efforts and led tremendous overall growth of the organization.

Philip J. Payne also comes to Lada Cube with 17+ years of experience in marketing, support technology, consultation, visionary processing, international business, public speaking, and team building. Mr. Payne holds a BS in International Studies and an MA in Executive Leadership. 

John Fay, Lada Cube President and CEO, states “We are very excited to welcome Phil to our team at Lada Cube. Not only will he bring vision to our sales, but a tighter focus on customer relationship quality and a great role model for our team and vendors who come into contact with him.” 

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