DOYLESTOWN, PA--(Marketwire - Jul 10, 2012) - Helen Brown, national campus recruiting manager for Vector Marketing Corporation, was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE). The award was presented on June 5, 2012 at EACE's Annual Conference in Portland, Maine. Vector Marketing is the single-level direct sales division for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, the largest kitchen cutlery manufacturer in North America.
The Distinguished Service Award honors outstanding and lasting contributions of such magnitude and quality to both EACE and the advancement of the field at large as to merit public recognition and acclaim. This special award, not given every year, honors member(s) whose leadership, literary and/or scholarly contributions have an impact nationally or internationally.
Brown, who resides in Doylestown, Pennsylvania and is a native of Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, is a 1993 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she received a BA in International Studies and began her career selling Cutco with Vector. Upon graduation, she continued selling Cutco, working as an assistant manager. After opening a branch office in York, Pennsylvania, Brown spent three years as a district manager in both Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. In October 2001, Brown was promoted to northeast region campus relations manager, where she was responsible for building positive recruiting relationships with colleges and universities in the northeast region. She was promoted to national campus recruiting manager in July 2011 and is currently responsible for working with the campus recruiting efforts in the US and Canada.
Brown has been active in the EACE since 2001 and served as the organization's president during the 2009-10 academic year.
"I am honored to receive the Distinguished Service Award from such a meaningful organization as the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers," said Brown. "Vector Marketing has always been dedicated to helping college students develop the business skills they will need to succeed in their future careers, and I can think of no better organization than the EACE to partner with toward this goal."
About Cutco Cutlery and Vector Marketing
Cutco Cutlery is a 63-year-old company with headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Olean, New York. Vector Marketing is the company's sales division, coordinating all sales for Cutco Cutlery through a national network of college students who sell products through in-home personal demonstrations. More than 13 million US households have a Cutco product.
About The Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers
The Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers is a regional organization that works with college career offices and corporations to promote ethical standards in the workforce and to be a resource for professional training and development. There are more than 1,000 members in EACE.