Who We Are

At Growth Orbit, we know you struggle with achieving predictable, scalable revenue growth in your business. We have created a platform that combines people, processes, and technology to help companies gain a better understanding of their addressable market, effectively engage with the right prospects at the right time, and close more business so you can focus on accelerating your growth and achieving success.

Growth Orbit is a full-service growth acceleration firm, focused on driving measurable value through growth initiatives that work. We excel at combining sound growth strategy with proven sales methodologies, supported by effective technology. We only consider ourselves successful when we deliver accelerated, measurable growth for our clients.

From developing smart insight driven sales messaging, to filling your funnel with qualified leads, we’ve built our foundation on meeting clients where they are and helping them achieve new levels of growth — what we call reaching Growth Orbit!

Steve Schilling

Partner

Steve has been leading startups, turnarounds, and high-growth businesses in highly competitive markets for 25+ years. He has been working in “the cloud” since the mid 90s and creating “managed services” offerings even longer. The press and industry analysts have recognized him as an industry visionary, strategist and disruptor. He has twice put companies into Gartner’s Leadership and/or Visionary Magic Quadrant.

Specialties: venture-backed startups, turnarounds, high-growth technology, Software as a Service (SaaS/CaaS), Cloud Services, Telecommunication, Sales Transformation, Sales Enablement, Sales Effectiveness, M&A and perhaps most importantly – creating a culture of accountability! Ask him about it.

Lee Hicks

Partner

Entrepreneur, Executive, Marketing & Sales Leader, Coach, Public Speaker, and Amazon #1 Bestselling Author with over 29 years experience in Leading and Winning in the Adaptive Marketing & Sales environment. As an Entrepreneur, Lee founded a Unified Collaboration and Healthcare IT company in July of 2008 that was bought by Newell Rubbermaid, Fortune 500 company, in September 2011. 

As a Sales Professional, Executive and Coach, Lee has touched the heart of countless sales professionals, clients and launch event attendees driving them to new levels of both personal and professional growth following his unique set of principles, ask him about it.

Kimmy Netterville

Partner

Kimmy has worked in the marketing and sales development world for over 20 years. She has extensive experience and proven skill sets in Lead Generation Strategy, Messaging, Market Segmentation strategy, Client Management, Campaign Management, Operations, and Sales Management.    

She has personally overseen sales development efforts that have created thousands of leads and billions of dollars in revenue.  She is most excited to help her clients manage and succeed with their sales acceleration projects, keeping them on time, on track, and on budget. Ask her how she does it.

Chris Etter

Partner

Chris started his career as a corporate auditor and completed audits all over the world before getting into sales leadership, general management, and eventually becoming CEO. Chris owned revenue growth for one of the world’s largest corporations for 10 years and then for several start-up organizations, and two companies that he founded and subsequently sold.    

Chris’s experience has been concentrated in technology, telecommunications, and healthcare. As Chris reflects on a long and successful career, the one thing he has enjoyed the most is helping interesting people with interesting ideas succeed and grow, ask him about it.

N. Edward Birchfield, Jr.

Partner

Eddie has both a diverse and successful sales and marketing background with over 25 years in various leadership roles. He has earned a strong reputation within the Venture and Private Equity world as an insightful sales leader who identifies problems, confronts obstacles and implements scalable solutions that accelerate growth. For the past decade, Eddie has specialized in working with healthcare services and healthcare technology companies to develop and implement sales strategy and effectiveness programs that drive profitable growth.

Prior to his consulting career, Eddie co-founded ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ – ADTN) an Inc. magazine “500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States.” Eddie also co-founded The Sales Leadership Forum collaborating with the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University, the Cox School of Business at SMU and the Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University. Eddie’s starts all engagements with a simple question, ask him about it.

Connor Jordan

Partner

Connor has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of sales, business development, and marketing roles that all required expert implementation and execution of lead generation efforts. With a career focused on B2B technology solutions, Connor has built a reputation for himself as someone who can bridge the gap between high tech individuals and effective messaging for non-technical audiences.

His skills include email marketing, content marketing, social media marketing, branding, logo concept and design, website management, webinar creation, hosting and delivery, and leveraging marketing automation platforms for lead generation.

Future Growth Orbit Partner

Interested in joining our team? At Growth Orbit we are obsessed with helping companies accelerate their growth.

We do this by working with our clients to develop practical growth strategies, enhancing and clarifying their messaging, engaging with prospective customers to deliver that messaging, and working relentlessly to turn those engagements first, into qualified leads, and ultimately into delighted customers! We exist to help our clients achieve their growth goals, and when they succeed, we succeed. 

Contact us if you want to explore how you can be part of this exciting movement!

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