Lead by Example

Lindsay Eavenson is a pre-sales director at JDA, beginning her career at RedPrairie [acquired by JDA] right out of college more than 16 years ago. She’s a huge proponent of leading by example and in her new leadership role at JDA keeps this in mind in everything that she does. You’ve been at JDA for…

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Career Critical Moments

Amy Drevna, group vice president, sales at JDA has in a roundabout way, been nearly a lifelong JDAer, working at i2 (acquired by JDA) and Manugistcs (also acquired by JDA). Respected across the JDA ecosystem, she shares what she believes are the characteristics of a powerful leader, why it’s so important to really care about…

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Making the Small Town Leap

Laura Centofonti is a senior customer executive at JDA who never imagined she would work in sales. From a start in public relations, she found connecting with customers and helping solve their pain points was what she was most interested in. Combined with an early career in restaurant customer service, she’s struck the right balance…

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Diversity is Important, Inclusion is Critical

As we close out Diversity & Inclusion month, today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is authored by JDA EVP and chief associate success officer Nathalie Carruthers. She gives her perspective on the importance of awareness when it comes to diversity and bias. The more I learn about diversity and inclusion, the more I realize how complex…

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5 Ways to Develop an Enterprise Mindset

This Wednesdays for Women blog is a guest blog from Claire Williams, talent development leader and executive coach at The People Side, a global leadership development and executive coaching practice based in Minneapolis, Minn. She shares her perspective on how to develop an enterprise mindset in today’s blog. Like so many kids who grew up…

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Endless Career Possibilities

Kerri Schrage, vice president, corporate finance at JDA talks to us today about how exploring different roles in your career can really help you pinpoint your path and being open to taking on new challenges is half the challenge itself.  She’s a champion for women supporting women and having a voice at the table and…

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Harnessing Self-Worth

Lucy Ehlers is a senior customer executive at JDA and shares why making the leap to JDA was the biggest – and best – opportunity she has had in her career. She shares her views on the importance of harnessing self-worth, and why staying true to yourself and pushing past criticism are keys to success,…

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Taking Leaps of Faith

Meet Donna Gaspard, senior director of alliances at JDA, who believes listening is the most important thing a leader can do, and that authenticity is the single-most important trait we should carry within ourselves. She took a position in sales at a time she thought she’d become a lawyer, changing her career trajectory for the…

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Keeping Your Career Fresh

JDA customer relationship manager Jennifer (Baker) Suckey has taken lessons learned while working at Nordstrom – whose brand is synonymous with customer service excellence – and applied them to a successful career at JDA.  In this week’s Wednesdays for Women, she discusses that experience, as well as how she’s kept her career fresh, and how…

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A Career Perfect Fit

Priscilla Torres is a senior technical analyst in JDA’s fast-growing Monterrey Center of Excellence (CoE). In this installment of Wednesdays for Women, she talks about how she got into supply chain by way of a role in IT, why they fit so well together, and how important it is to keep learning and challenging yourself.…

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