Phil Bohlender is the Intermountain Division Manager for the Cutco/Vector sales organization, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. A veteran with the company since 1994, Phil has produced over $38 million in sales and is a member of the company’s Hall of Fame. Throughout his career, Phil has been inspired by strong reasons, starting with building a family while he was still a college-student sales rep. Phil is an expert at enrolling others in his goals, and he creates an atmosphere of collaboration, support, and fun in both his team at work and in his family of 7 children. Phil Bohlender is a genuine leader who is well-respected and appreciated by everyone who knows him.

In this conversation, we talk about:

• Phil’s personal background and experience as a competitive gymnast

• How he got started with Cutco in the Chicago area

• His early days, with future leaders like Mike Muriel, Danny Lewis, Greg Strine, and Jeff Bry

• Phil’s move to Utah, and the reasons for his success as an All-American sales rep

• His entry into Management with Vector after college

• How and why Phil has become such a prolific developer of talent

• Why Phil stuck with the District Manager for so many years

• What he has loved about working with Vector

• His ultimate leap to Division Manager in the Intermountain area


To learn more and get access to all episodes, visit our podcast page!


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