Sales and fintech veteran Nedra Barr will drive the next stage of sales growth at Skience
HERNDON, VIRGINIA | August 13, 2019—Skience, a leading technology services and product innovator, announced the appointment of Nedra Barr as the firm’s Chief Revenue Officer, responsible for guiding sales strategy and execution to meet and exceed growth objectives.
“I am excited to join Skience,” said Barr. “The company is extremely well-positioned for growth, with its enterprise-level wealth management platform and strong focus on product innovation. I look forward to helping the company serve an expanding network of clients and partners.”
A seasoned veteran of the insurance and financial services industry, Barr has served as vice president of sales for Sungard, Insurance Technologies, and most recently, Docupace, where she was instrumental in the firm’s successful penetration of the insurance and financial services markets over the past three years. Previously, as president of Nedra Barr Consulting, she worked with many early stage and start-up companies—organizing company structures, business and marketing plans to get companies up and running effectively. She has expertise in establishing sales strategies, evaluating and training sales staff, and aligning marketing and sales processes to generate momentum.
Throughout her career, Barr has received numerous industry recognition and awards; she was recently named one of Intercon’s “Top 50 Tech Visionaries” in 2019. Barr is Mensa-qualified, listed in Who’s Who in Industry and Finance and a member of Women in Coli.
Sanjeev Kumar, CEO of Skience, said, “Nedra has had a very successful career and is uniquely qualified for this role, given her impressive track record of leading sales strategy at other firms as well as a background in organizational, sales and marketing consulting for growth companies. She is a key addition to the Skience team as we continue to execute our plans to position Skience as an industry leader. I am excited to be working with her.”
Skience, formerly known as The Athene Group, delivers innovative digital strategies and solutions that transform businesses. Skience offers consulting services within the Salesforce ecosystem, as well as an industry-leading, enterprise-class digital platform that provides wealth managers an efficient way to unify their technology, increase back-office and advisor productivity, and set the stage for a great client experience.