Sales professional Chafika Landers began her career as a Sales Executive with Maxim Group/Aerotek, where she managed an account base that equaled 15 percent of the sales for her branch. In order to capture additional business, she researched prospective clients using marketing techniques such as cold-calling. She also offered information technology consulting services to well-known companies such as Sprint, MCI, and AOL. In July 1999, Chafika Landers accepted the position of Senior Sales Executive with Computer Horizons Corp., in Denver, Colorado, maintaining responsibility for e-business solutions, supplemental staffing sales, educational courses, and client vendor management. Chafika Landers then began operating as Sales Representative for King Systems, a provider of anesthesia and respiratory care products. She managed the sales and marketing of the company’s products, growing her territory by 51 percent two years in a row and enhancing monthly revenue from $33,000 to more than $87,000. In 2005, Chafika Landers moved to Tampa, Florida, to take on the role of Dental Sales Representative with DENTSPLY North America, where she developed and marketed the Caulk product lines. She exceeded her daily objectives regularly through consistent sales calls to group practice offices and dental schools. Currently, Chafika Landers is a Senior Sales Representative with Pearson Education in St. Petersburg, Florida. She regularly exceeds her sales goals, earning recognition as 2011 Pearson Representative of the Year. She was also selected as a Regional Sales Trainer and developed new representatives. In 2012, she joined the Pearson Leadership Council. Chafika Landers primarily focuses on selling textbooks, both printed and electronic, to institutions of higher education. To succeed in this position, she establishes long-lasting relationships with key decision-makers at universities and colleges.