WISE: Journey to Sales

Melissa Finney
Director of Sales, East @Spotify

Micah Day
Sales Manager
@ The Muse

Kristina Wiig
VP of Sales
@ Stella Connect


MARCH 21, 2017

Fundera HQ
123 William St, Fl. 21
New York, NY


WISE brings together female sales professionals to share knowledge, foster mentorship and grow community.

CEB data shows that, globally, women represent 4 of 10 entry level sales employees, 3 in 10 first-and mid-level management roles, and 2 in 10 department head or general manager type roles.

For our first event, we’re excited to feature panelists who have extensive experience growing their careers at high growth startups. Our discussion will focus on the challenges overcome and wins these fierce leaders have accomplished to obtain the roles they have today.




Melissa Finney
Director of Sales, East @ Stella Connect

Melissa is currently the Director of Sales, East at Spotify, a leading digital music provider that has amassed over 100 million active users and has innovated the music industry as a whole. Previously, Melissa worked in Partnerships at Flipboard, Sales Management at Say Media, and as a Senior Account Executive at Zillow, where she grew their NYC agency business from $0 to $2 million a year.


Micah Day
Sales Manager @ The Muse

Micah is currently a Sales Manager @The Muse, a leading online career platform used by 50+ million millennials to find a job, learn professional skills or advance in their careers, and by hundreds of companies looking to hire or grow their employer brand.

Previously, Micah worked in sales at Quirky, a community-led invention platform with over 1.2M members.

Kristina Wiig
VP of  Sales @ Stella Connect

Kristina is currently the VP, Sales Stella Connect at StellaService, which helps companies such as Zappos, Kate Spade, and Walmart drive more growth through better service. Prior to StellaService, Kristina held leadership roles in General Assembly, the number one innovative company in Education by Fast Company in 2015. She is also the founder of Raising Startups, a company that consults startups on their sales strategies.


Drinks and Snacks

Panel Discussion

Moderated by Chesa Kovak:Manager, Talent Advisory @ CloserIQ


  • Melissa Finney @ Spotify
  • Micah Day @ The Muse
  • Kristina Wiig @ Stella Connect




Drinks and Snacks

Where and when?

Fundera HQ 123 William St, Fl. 21 New York, NY
Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30pm


Fundera is a technology company transforming the small business community. Instead of dealing with old school loan brokers, entrepreneurs can utilize Fundera’s smart & intuitive online shopping experience to find the right loan product to grow their business. Helping over 4,500 small businesses secure over $300MM, Fundera’s mission is to provide choice, access, & transparency to the 27MM strong US small business community.

CloserIQ specializes in recruitment of modern sales & success talent. Their tech-enabled recruiters have scaled 300+ of the most disruptive startups in recent years.

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