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Brenda Eisenschenk, InteleCONNECT, may be small in stature, but her positive attitude and generous heart have made life better for the people around her. By Gail Ivers •• Photos by Joel Butkowski, Butkowski Digital Imaging

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hen Brenda Eisenschenk told her dad that she had secured a job in sales – low base rate, high commission – he was aghast. “Noooooooooooooo,” he cried. “Don’t go into sales!” Eisenschenk’s father was a teacher who sold pots and pans and insurance during the summer. It was not his best experience and he strongly encouraged her to choose a different career path. “Once I got started,” Eisenschenk said, “I loved it.” She did a stint selling copiers, spent some time in retail selling furniture, worked for a little while with a company doing inside sales and service which, she said, “didn’t have enough real sales for me so I left.” Eventually she landed at Astound Broadband, a start-up telecommunications company that sold

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