Mspark Promotes Ricks and Sexton to New Sales Leadership Roles

Mspark is pleased to announce the promotions of Miranda Ricks and Beau Sexton to new leadership roles within our sales team. Mspark Chief Revenue Officer Tim Halfmann said, “These two are servant leaders committed to making our sales team great by equipping them to serve our clients as trusted partners.”

Miranda Ricks, Vice President of Core Accounts

Miranda has been named Vice President of Core Accounts. In this new role, Miranda will lead a team of 6 Territory Sales Managers and nearly 50 representatives who serve Mspark’s core accounts.

“Miranda’s sales leadership experience, combined with her enthusiasm, passion and energy will serve the team and our customers well,” Halfmann said.

Serving as Director, Local Sales, since November 2022, Miranda joined Mspark as Territorial Sales Manager for the Mississippi and Louisiana Local Sales Teams in 2018 and transitioned to a Virtual Sales Manager in 2020. She joined Mspark after serving in sales and leadership roles with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Hershey, and Gannett. Miranda holds a bachelor’s degree of business administration in marketing from the University of West Georgia.

Beau Sexton, Vice President of Sales Operations and Strategy

Beau has taken on a new position within Mspark as Vice President of Sales Operations & Strategy. This broad-reaching new role encompasses the many facets of the “business” of sales—planning, process, sales enablement, tools, incentives, and promotions.

“Beau’s tenure with Mspark, understanding of our customers, our solutions, and our sales team position him to make this initiative a success,” Halfmann said.

Beau has been with Mspark for 18 years, serving as a Senior Sales Executive, Director of National Brands, and most recently as Director, Territorial Sales, Mississippi Valley District. Beau holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Iowa State University – Ivy College of Business.