Peter Cotton Biography

Peter C. Cotton, is the Founder of The Cotton Group, a business coaching firm that helps business owners reach their business and personal goals through twenty-two, no-cost strategies that will increase revenue and profit, while reducing variable and fixed costs. Cotton also obtained his certification and has become a Certified Profit Coach (CPC), and has written a book titled, Pathways To Profit.  

He is also President of Best Sales Talent, Inc. which operates on the basic principle of “it takes one to know one.” He is a talent acquisition professional offering management consulting services in the search and recruitment of the best sales, sales management and marketing professionals. He also offers sales training, sales coaching, and sales mentoring for select clients.

An award-winning salesman and sales manager for GAF, a Fortune 500 company, Cotton has more than five decades of experience in sales, sales management, marketing, and coaching. 

Prior to Founding Best Sales Talent, LLC, he spent 36 years as the President and owner of Sales Consultants of Rhode Island, a franchised office of MRINetwork -- the world’s largest executive search firm.  At MRINetwork, he was the recipient of many national awards, including The Ring of Honor, given to those who reached $1 million in fees. There he specialized in the search, recruitment and placement of sales, sales management and marketing talent.

Capitalizing on his sales management experience, Cotton co-authored a book for the American Management Association — How To Be An Effective Sales Manager

Utilizing his sales and organizational management skills, while he was operating his recruiting business, Cotton became the Founder and President of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Rhode Island.  The Rhode Island chapter was the 75th in the U.S. and was the fastest start-up in the charity’s national history, granting well in excess of 1,000 wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in less than ten years. Cotton recuited eighteen professionals to serve on the board of directors, over one hundred volunteers, and personally raised $1 million for the charity, all while running his recruiting business.

He lives in Franklin, MA, a suburb of the Boston-Metro area.  He is married and has two highly accomplished daughters and sons-in-law and four fabulous grandchildren - two girls and two boys.

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