SOURCE: Vector Marketing

January 18, 2011 10:57 ET

Calgary Herald Profiles Vector Marketing Division Manager for Outstanding Community Service

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwire - January 18, 2011) - As profiled in a December 23, 2010 article in the Calgary Herald titled, Kindest Cut Nets Service Award, Vector Marketing division manager Angie Macdougall was recently awarded the Marty Domitrovich Award for Community Service. According to the article, the presentation was made at the company's Strategic Leadership Conference in San Diego. The article stated that the award is given in memory of one of Vector Marketing's most esteemed leaders, and is presented each year to the person/persons showing outstanding contributions to their communities. This is the first year the award has been presented.

The article profiled Macdougall, a mother of two who runs all of Vector Marketing's Western Canada offices, for her many local activities, including:

  • The Calgary Breast Cancer Run.
  • Delivering food, clothing, and other goods to the Calgary Drop-In Centre for the homeless.
  • Teaching parts of the Smiles 101 class at the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business, which incorporates the Cutco selling model into its senior level sales course. Students at the school donate proceeds of sales to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.
  • Serving on the Board of the Front Row Foundation, an organization that provides people facing life-threatening illnesses with "front row" tickets to major events.
  • Spearheaded an effort in her Vector Marketing offices which resulted in donations of $16,000 to the Children's Wish Foundation.

"It is a distinct honor to receive this award," Macdougall told the Calgary Herald. "I'd like to thank my family, staff, and all of the mentors I've had at Vector Marketing for all of the support over the years. It is a pleasure to share this award with all of these people."

Among the people quoted for the article was Joe Cardillo, National Sales Manager of Vector Canada.

"Angie has been a true Canadian success story since she started with us in 1994 as a University of Calgary student," Cardillo said. "She has excelled at every role she has had, advancing quickly through our company to her current role of Division Manager for Western Canada in Vector. I am thrilled she has achieved this award because like the namesake of the award, Marty Domitrovich, Angie has excelled in our business and excelled making a difference in her community."

The 61-year-old Cutco Cutlery sells its products through a national network of college students who sell through in-home personal demonstrations. These students learn a wide range of entrepreneurial skills that can benefit them with Vector and other careers. These skills include time management, presentation making, working for commissions, and customer service.

The full article can be viewed at:

http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Kindest+nets+service+award/4018067/story.html

About Cutco Cutlery and Vector Marketing
Cutco Cutlery is a 61-year-old company with headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Olean, New York. Vector Marketing is the company's sales division, coordinating all sales for Cutco Cutlery through a national network of college students who sell products through in-home personal demonstrations. More than 13 million US households have a Cutco product.

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