WECAN announced today the appointment of seven new members to its Board of Directors: Heidi Bamburg, Technology Executive and Advisor of Demandbase; Teasha Cable, CEO of CModel; Tammy Fawcett, COO of ArcherPoint; Cindy Grogan, VP of Flexera; Amy Horowitz, RVP of Matillion; Brea Starmer, CEO/Founder of Lions + Tigers; and Heather Zindel, CEO of Bloom Consulting and Project Management Group.
“The unique insight these executives bring to the table supports WECAN’s strategic focus on empowering female leadership in the workplace” said Heidi Lorensen, President of WECAN. “They represent companies that are leading the transformation of the workplace by elevating women to leadership roles during a changing time that demands new models of leadership.”
WECAN aspires to influence women leaders in tech to become accessible female role models and mentor a pipeline of leadership talent. The network provides a forum and tools for women leaders to use their voice to disrupt and transform the status quo and close the gap in tech leadership diversity.
“WECAN is extremely fortunate to bring aboard this diverse collection of leaders who have deep experience as leaders in the technology space,” said Jennifer Tomlinson, EVP of Marketing for QorusDocs, WECAN Member. “These leaders will help WECAN continue to stay at the forefront of thinking about how best technology companies and their leaders can empower women in leadership roles.”
Technology Executive and Advisor, Demandbase
Woodinville, Washington, United States
Heidi is a strong business leader with key strengths in revenue generation, partner development, strategic alliances, and building high performing teams to deliver significant financial results in fast-paced, high growth environments. Heidi’s career spans more than 25 years leading marketing, sales, business development, and strategic alliances including building channel sales organizations from scratch to expand distribution through major CRMs and partner eco-systems. Heidi has a passion for women’s leadership issues and developing the potential of girls into capable, successful women. She has served on several boards, including International Ballet Theatre and Girl Scouts of Western Washington. Heidi has also served on two international diplomatic/trade delegations: Baltics and China. She is also passionate about wine, and co-owns a winery (NIGHT Wines) in the Napa Valley.
CEO and Co-founder, CModel
Vallejo, CA, United States
Teasha personifies our mission. As a highly talented executive-turned-entrepreneur woman of color, Teasha has lived the experience of knowing how extra hard it has been for her to get to the levels she did within companies, and now to raise capital as a business owner. She is passionate about helping ensure others have it easier.
Teasha co-founded CModel in April of this year. CModel is an automated decision intelligence platform that helps CEOs get to the “truth” in their revenue numbers. She has nearly two decades of experience in sales and revenue operations that she brought to bear with CModel. Immediately prior to Cmodel, Teasha was Vice President of Business Development and Product Strategy at Singularity University, so understands the rapid pace of change in technology, and the importance of having women’s perspectives leading technology companies.
Granger, Indiana, United States
Tammy is a business leader and board member with over 30 years of ERP industry experience developing and implementing successful customer service organizations. She is known for delivering rapid revenue growth supported by new service offerings, preparing and monitoring complex budgets, recruiting and retaining highly skilled and motivated teams, and implementing the right tools needed to support an international professional services organization. She is an active board member, and her oversight has resulted in growth of revenue, successful succession planning and team’s optimization.
ArcherPoint is a Microsoft Gold Partner. Tammy is a member of Women in Dynamics and is passionate about diversity in leadership.
VP, Global Alliances and Channels at Flexera
Bartlett, Illinois, United States
Cindy is a multi-disciplined, strategic leader qualified with over 20 years of progressive experience in professional services consulting, product management and marketing, corporate strategy, sales and practice operations, project management and SaaS solutions. She has merge expertise in project management, software integration and development, program development and continuous process improvement to drive results in productivity and profitability. She is a results-driven, action-oriented leader with people, communication and management skills, and capable of selecting and integrating high-potential talent.
RVP for Matillion
Austin, Texas Metropolitan Area
Amy is a strategic IT sales leader committed to training and directing sales technology teams. She has 15 years of managerial experience in the technology industry, and a history of leading high-performing teams that drive market and profit growth. She adepts at creating/implementing high-impact growth strategies, managing organizational, industry change, establishing, and cultivating key client and channel partner relationships. She enjoys mentoring employees and collaborating with cross-functional leaders to achieve organizational excellence.
CEO/Founder, Lions + Tigers
Woodinville, Washington, United States
Brea is a bridge builder. She believes the future of work is flexible. She founded Lions + Tigers to empower professionals and enable clients through hybrid consulting engagements to achieve more, more flexibly. Prior to founding Lions + Tigers, Brea worked for Fortune-50 companies, and for firms with less than 50 employees. She also led divisions at B2B and B2C digital marketing agencies and startups. Brea started her career at Microsoft, specializing in partner channel marketing and business strategy. She has spoken and taught workshops at Microsoft, Google, Washington State University, and more.
CEO, Bloom Consulting and Project Management Group, Inc.
Greater Seattle Area
Heather is an entrepreneur, problem solver, and high-tech enthusiast. She is passionate about consulting, innovation, cloud economics, and business intelligence. She is a highly qualified business leader with more than 20 years of experience and proven success developing strategies and executing business plans that drive revenue growth and profitability for companies across enterprise, mid-market, and consumer segments. She has consulted and worked with some of the largest Fortune 500 firms in the world to increase sales revenue and growth, including Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Computer Associates, IBM, Cisco, Citrix, Siemens, BEA Systems, Enterasys, and GardaWorld.