The Geehan Group Team
CEO, Founder, and National Best Selling Author
Sean Geehan is CEO and Founder of Geehan Group and National Best Selling Author of The B2B Executive Playbook. Sean has more than 20 years experience in the area of B2B consulting services and is a recognized leader in guiding B2B executives to building sustainable, predictable, profitable growth for their organizations.
Sean has extensive experience in the areas of leadership, strategy, sales, marketing and product development. He has spoken at and moderated many conferences, and hosted a weekly radio talk show. Sean is the recognized expert on B2B leadership, executive market engagement programs and integrating innovation into the strategic planning process to drive long-term and predictable business results.
Sean received the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2002 and since has been inducted into the E&Y National Hall of Fame. He holds a BA in Marketing/Finance and an MBA from the University of Dayton. He has also attended executive programs at Columbia, Northwestern and Harvard.
Director of Account Management
Karen Penney joined Geehan Group in the fall of 2004 and leads the delivery of customer program initiatives. Her experience and client base includes working with industry leaders like Oracle, HCL Technologies, Open Text, Jive Software, Standard Register and others. She also contributes to the ongoing development of Geehan Group’s unique, patent-pending Advisory Board methodology, and supports continuous improvements necessary to maintain the company’s reputation for high client satisfaction and delivery excellence.
Karen's experience spans over 20 years as a founding partner in a Dayton-based marketing and design services firm. She assisted small business start-ups and helped existing firms with marketing awareness strategies, led sales and marketing efforts, and formed alliances with other small businesses. Karen previously led the Sales Support and Communications areas for an incentive marketing/travel company serving Fortune 500 clients.
Karen Battist joined Geehan Group in the spring of 2010 and currently executes marketing planning and social media strategy for Geehan Group. Working directly with the leadership team, Karen assists with marketing activities, including collateral development, social media efforts, website development and maintenance, public relations, and executive speaking engagements.
Karen has an extensive background in project management with over 25 years of experience in project planning and customer communications. She holds two Bachelors degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Illustration and Science.