For 20 years, I've been immersed in the world of Tech and QA. Starting my career as a developer, I gained a deep understanding of processes and the role quality plays in achieving business goals. I am an empathetic servant leader who derives deep satisfaction from nurturing teams and individuals within organization.
Drive quality forward by getting in the conversation and being accountable to quality throughout the organization.
Right People. Right Seat. Right Bus.
Then overlay that with individuals passions and you have everything you need to build an amazing team!
Lean in on relationship and collaboration to lead with grace and patience. Consider others and be inclusive in the decision making process.
Collaborate across teams to build strategies and process that benefit everyone and elevate quality across the organization.
You cannot have truly impactful testing without the humans. Value and Empower them to own and lead quality.
It's a journey and every problem has a creative solution that is unique to each organization. Have fun finding the path and lighting the way to quality.
Within even my first meeting with Erika, she began helping me to firmly identify several key professional weaknesses I was vaguely aware of, offered precise resolutions for both personal and departmental trouble areas, and provided clear strategic plays to enhance both the maturity and skills of both my QA department and my own personal leadership skills. I walked away with a transformed outlook on how I was previously (unsuccessfully) approaching several aspects of my career, and gave me the confidence I needed to start owning my career and department.
Erika truly listened and understood various QA issues I’d been facing both at a personal and departmental level, and expertly informed my fears and questions with executable milestones and direct progress goals - clearly demonstrating her decades of valuable expertise in management and advisory positions.
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