Seattle, Wash — Avvo® Inc., the leading online legal marketplace connecting lawyers and consumers, today announced it has hired Trent Tucker as VP of Sales. He will report to Eric Dahlberg, Chief Revenue Officer.
With experience in developing and leading sales teams at both established companies and start-ups, Tucker was most recently the VP of Sales at Minds + Machines, a Seattle company that commercializes top-level domains. Prior to Minds + Machines, Tucker built the wholesale and retail sales teams at Rightside, and ran their customer support/technical support division. He also spent 14 years at Zones, a provider of IT hardware, software, and services to Fortune 500 companies.
At Avvo, Tucker will oversee the Account Executive and Attorney Advocate organizations within the sales group, which support lawyers in marketing and business growth on the Avvo platform. “I am excited to join a company that has a mission to provide quality legal help to everyone,” Tucker said, “and to help further grow the Avvo sales and support teams to a world-class level.”
“Trent’s ability to create and develop sales teams is impressive,” Dahlberg said. “And his depth and breadth of experience makes him not only a good fit for the position as it stands today, but someone who can scale with the organization and play a variety of roles at Avvo over time.”
Tucker holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business, and received his Bachelors in Business Administration from Washington State University. Outside of work, Tucker enjoys playing golf, soccer, drums, and spending time with his family.
Founded in 2006, Seattle-based Avvo is the largest online legal marketplace – providing a directory, a Q&A forum, and a wide selection of fixed-price legal services – which are all designed to help consumers get the legal counsel they need quickly and with transparency. For more information on Avvo and its legal resources for consumers and attorneys, visit www.avvo.com.
About Avvo, Inc.
Avvo helps people find and connect with the right lawyer through industry leading content, tools, and services. Founded in 2006 in Seattle, Avvo provides transparent information about attorneys, with Avvo-rated profiles for 97% of practicing lawyers in the United States. A free Q&A forum with more than 8 million questions and answers and on-demand legal services that provide professional counsel for a fixed cost, make legal faster and easier. For more information on how Avvo helps people through legal issues from research to resolution, visit www.avvo.com.
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Sr. Communications Manager, Avvo