An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Christina Luna, senior director, digital experience at Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software), channels her entrepreneurial spirit in everything she does in her role and 15-year career at the company. From an early age she took interest in retail and the customer experience. That interest is the common thread throughout her career, which is sprinkled with…

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Leaping out of your Comfort Zone

Becky Fox, program manager, quote-to-cash revenue operations, accidentally fell into business school on her first day of college, changing the trajectory of her career. A huge fan of everything happening for a reason and saying yes to new opportunities, Becky shares her perspective on why it’s always good to step out of your comfort zone,…

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Management with Intention

Erin Miller, senior solutions director, JXC & Partners, has worked at JDA the majority of her career. She shares some distinct learnings about management and how important it is to be involved in something bigger than yourself, for the greater purpose of your team’s growth and success. She also shares a great nugget on how…

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On the Importance of Building Powerful Teams and Driving Diversity Awareness

This week’s Wednesdays for Women blog is with JDA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Associate Success Officer Nathalie Carruthers. She recently participated in a podcast with Change Wave, discussing her passion for improving company culture, and diversity and inclusion (D&I). She shares her views on shifting the Human Resources function to enable customer success and…

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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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