Tue, Jan 22, 2019 — Written by: Mark Coronna, Partner & CMO--Chief Outsiders with Jeff Parris and Daniel Steyn, Fractional Sales Executives--Sales Xceleration The use of fractional executives (also referred to as interim, part-time, on-demand, or outsourced executives) has traditionally been related to business functions such as finance, human resources, or technology. The use of the word “traditionally” deserves to be put into perspective. The oldest and largest fractional executive company, B2B CFOs, was founded in 1987. This article will drive three major points: Fractional execs are a relatively new option for small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) Small- and mid-sized businesses are in a great position to secure significant value from this leadership staffing model While fractional Marketing and Sales executives are a “newer” concept than using fractional execs for back-office functions, fractional Marketing and Sales execs can provide critical expertise and timely support for SMBs with growth challenges or those interested in more rapidly accelerating growth! We are going to use the terminology “go-to-market executives” to refer to both fractional Marketing and Sales execs. These roles are not the same but are compatible and collaborative when helping set and execute a business’ growth agenda.