Meet the LSSO Awards Judges

"As sales and client service positions evolve in the legal industry, it's important that we highlight their work and impact on the bottom line. We have gathered some of the original movers and shakers as judges to help us identify the leaders in this space. Stay tuned for the professionals and projects that are selected, and plan to attend LSSO's RainDance for more."

John Hellerman, Hellerman Communications


Dave Bowerman, Deloitte

David Bowerman is a Client Relationship Executive at Deloitte. He is a former Director of Client Development at K&L Gates were he helped lead the creation of the firm’s Client Development function.  David has more than 20 years of experience in the professional services sector leading teams, building revenue-generating tools and bringing new ideas to market across a range of business development, communications, and sales roles. 

Ron Gendron, Workday

Ron is a seasoned business professional focused on driving success of his customers through relentless strategic selling and a passion for assisting sales teams with positioning value and building sustainable relationships. He has spent his career in the enterprise software business with high growth companies such as Oracle, Deltek and is currently the Sr. Director of Business Development for the Financial and Insurance businesses within Workday.


John Hellerman, Hellerman Communications

John Hellerman is the President of Hellerman Communications, an award-winning corporate communications agency positioning professionals to win business and navigate crises. John is a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and he was recently recognized in the The National Law Journal's inaugural list of "50 Business of Law Trailblazers and Pioneers" and was named Agency Executive of the Year by PR News.  Follow him at @jhellerman.

Samantha McKenna, #samsales

Sam McKenna is an award-winning leader and the founder of #samsales.  Over the course of the last dozen years, she has worked for a variety of organizations in senior leadership roles, including ON24 where she led their entire go-to-market strategy for legal and most recently LinkedIn, leading their enterprise sales team.  Sam has created nearly a dozen industry programs, including sales process, onboarding, sales readiness and mentorship, has broken nearly half a dozen company records over her career and has written extensively for JDSupra, SalesHacker and on behalf of her #samsales posts. Follow Sam on LinkedIn. 

Hellerman Communications, an award-winning corporate communications agency positioning professionals to win business and navigate crises. Its founder, John Hellerman, and his team are recognized and sought after for their ability to help lawyers and their firms build and protect lucrative relationships through Strategic Marketing & Content Development, Crisis & Litigation Communications, and Social Influencer & Stakeholder Relations. Follow on FacebookLinkedInTwitter and Instagram.



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