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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Lifelong Learning

Carla Garcia is a newly promoted SCPO Support Team Lead for Planning at JDA. She’s an avid learner and curious by nature and these two things have pushed her to take leaps in her career and her life. She’s run multiple marathons and considers them a metaphor for life as there is always something new…

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Career Destiny

Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is an insightful conversation with Katrin Starke, head of Business Development at ORSAY, which is an international clothing retailer based in Germany. Katrin recently joined us at JDA ICON 2019, our customer conference, and stood on main stage with Professor Dr. Michael Feindt, founder of Blue Yonder, to share results…

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Challenging Your Comfort Zone

Jill Smith is a renewal partner and in her 20-year journey at JDA she shares how she’s kept her career fresh and gotten out of her comfort zone professionally and personally. As a self-professed introvert, she had to take a leap to do things that excited her like traveling internationally, coaching/leading kids and teaching fitness…

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A Boomerang Opportunity

Carla Peterson is a customer executive and boomerang – an associate who is on her second stint with JDA! In this week’s blog, she talks about why she doesn’t think being in a male-dominated field is a bad thing and how her life experience has led her to where she is today, personally and professionally.…

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Creating Your Own Destiny

Heather Meheut, senior HR program manager at JDA shares how she’s used her self-professed workaholic nature to catapult her career over the last 20 years. She’s learned a lot along the way including the importance of asking for what you want and creating your own role – and destiny – by raising her hand. Tell…

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A Surprising Career Journey

Anna Cruz, vice president, Human Resources, has been with JDA for more than 20 years. She shares her journey from humble beginnings, working her way through college, and the surprises she encountered along the way. She’s learned to live by the adage that you should never burn bridges (hint: you’ll learn why as you read…

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