Teresa Day Craighead, Publisher, Social Selling News
Teresa Day Craighead is Publisher of Social Selling News, the trade publication for the direct selling channel, and oversees all aspects of its publication, content development, business and production. Prior to launching SSN, Teresa spent seven years as Editorial Director of Direct Selling News, giving her unique insight into the many challenges facing the channel today.
Teresa entered direct selling nearly 20 years ago, having served as president, vice president and in other executive positions at nationally recognized party-plan companies as well as consulting and writing for a variety of companies. She successfully built a direct selling company from the founder’s kitchen table to $22 million in five years with no outside funding and as held executive roles in training and development at various companies including Home Interiors and BeautiControl. An avid writer and speaker, Teresa is author of management book Toxic Clean Up: How to Stop the Spread of Dysfunctional Management (Morgan James, 2008). Teresa’s corporate and publishing experience instills in her a deep understanding of the direct selling channel and the unique challenges facing it today.