About Persistence AI

Persistence AI is everything your business needs to succeed in the digital era. Our next-level lead conversion platform will set you into a new realm of what's possible for your business.

Our Vision

To be the home of the most customer-centric software company; to build a place where businesses can come and discover how easy innovative solutions can be.


Our Mission

Our mission is to continually raise the bar of the customer experience by using technology and people to help consumers get connected easier and faster to the services they need, while empowering businesses to maximize their success.


We do this by focusing on your needs, empowering our teams, and developing leaders.


Our Leadership Team

We hire the best, and train them to be even better. We believe that the people working on helping you grow your business should exhibit the same dedicated, respect, drive and detail orientation as if it were their own business.


Our team has some of the most hard working and innovative people in the industry. We take pride in making you more successful in what you do best!


Jesse Teron

Founder & CEO

Zakary Konanz

Chief Operating Officer

Chase Teron

Chief Marketing Officer

Zach Gilliand

Chief Technology Officer

Lisa Coons

Agent Success Manager

Rechelle Llorito

Executive Assistant

Bernice Garritson

Customer Success Manager

How Persistence AI Came to Be

In 2018, Jesse Teron and Ed Holloway, founded Persistence AI as a solution to the problem Jesse had identified in his own business and amongst business owners while he was running his local painting company in Canada.


Anytime a new digital lead came in, Jesse would do his best to follow up with them right away knowing he had a small window of opportunity to turn that lead into a prospect and then to a paying customer. He noticed that when he was unable to follow up in the first 5 minutes, it became increasingly unlikely, he would turn that lead into a customer.


He began to see and hear about other businesses having this problem as well. The opportunity cost loss of these digital leads was huge. There are customers that want and desire services but their communication needs weren't being met or at least not consistently met.


The current way of managing digital leads is inefficient for business development. Highly skilled sales teams are chasing unpredictable, unqualified leads when they should be handling and closing qualified prospects.


Jesse teamed up with software veteran, Ed, to solve this problem.


They both knew businesses could grow quicker and easier while the customers could have a much better experience along the way. With Ed's diverse background in software, and helping build the Azure platform at Microsoft®, he helped bring a new take on what lead conversion could look like.


By combining Jesse's expertise in business and Ed's expertise in software and artificial intelligence, Persistence AI was born.


Persistence AI is a top performing human + AI software that communicates with your top of funnel leads through texting and phone calls to qualify them into prospects as sales ready inbound opportunities for your sales team.


Jesse took over as CEO in the latter part of 2021. Persistence AI has evolved immensely since then. It is now the place you need to be for all your digital needs. From the top of your funnel in lead conversion to maximizing your business assets in the new world.


We would love to scale your business whether you're in the real estate industry, home services industry, insurance or any business looking to convert leads. When our goal is the same as your goal "to grow sales without increasing your costs", then great things will happen.


Leads are great, customers are better.

How Persistence AI Came to Be

In 2018, Jesse Teron and Ed Holloway, founded Persistence AI as a solution to the problem Jesse had identified in his own business and amongst business owners while he was running his local painting company in Canada.


Anytime a new digital lead came in, Jesse would do his best to follow up with them right away knowing he had a small window of opportunity to turn that lead into a prospect and then to a paying customer. He noticed that when he was unable to follow up in the first 5 minutes, it became increasingly unlikely, he would turn that lead into a customer.


He began to see and hear about other businesses having this problem as well. The opportunity cost loss of these digital leads was huge. There are customers that want and desire services but their communication needs weren't being met or at least not consistently met.


The current way of managing digital leads is inefficient for business development. Highly skilled sales teams are chasing unpredictable, unqualified leads when they should be handling and closing qualified prospects.


Jesse teamed up with software veteran, Ed, to solve this problem.


They both knew businesses could grow quicker and easier while the customers could have a much better experience along the way. With Ed's diverse background in software, and helping build the Azure platform at Microsoft®, he helped bring a new take on what lead conversion could look like.


By combining Jesse's expertise in business and Ed's expertise in software and artificial intelligence, Persistence AI was born.


Persistence AI is a top performing human + AI software that communicates with your top of funnel leads through texting and phone calls to qualify them into prospects as sales ready inbound opportunities for your sales team.


Persistence AI has evolved immensely since then.


It is now the place you need to be for all your digital needs. From the top of your funnel in lead generation and conversion to maximizing your business assets in the new world.


We would love to scale your business whether you're in the real estate industry, home services industry, insurance or any business looking to convert leads. When our goal is the same as your goal "to grow sales without increasing your costs", then great things will happen.


Leads are great, customers are better.

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