ArcherPoint Welcomes Debbie Shumake to the Role of Talent and Leadership Development

October 10, 2018

Microsoft Dynamics Gold Partner ArcherPoint Welcomes Debbie Shumake to the Role of Talent & Leadership Development

ATLANTA, GA — October 10, 2018 — ArcherPoint Inc., a Microsoft Dynamics ERP Gold Partner and full-service provider for Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central, is pleased to welcome Debbie Shumake in the primary role of Talent and Leadership Development. In this role, Debbie will focus on building the ArcherPoint Tribe by helping each Practice and Role achieve a fuller expression of their Purpose.

ArcherPoint subscribes to Holacracy, an organizational structure that features a more distributed-authority model. It unlocks the entrepreneurial energy of each employee by giving them a voice, empowering them with more authority and autonomy to make decisions and energize the accountability of their roles within the organization.

I have always aimed to push the boundaries when it comes to talent development and culture change, and Holacracy offers a liberating, blank canvas to chart new territory.

Debbie Shumake, Talent and Leadership Development, ArcherPoint

In her primary role, Debbie’s accountabilities include: developing current and future leaders through ongoing training, coaching, and mentoring; building individual learning plans for personal and professional development and advancement; and delivering organization-wide training programs aimed at improving the quality and consistency of the client experience.

Debbie spent more than 20 years in the telecom industry in primarily Global roles focused on the people/talent/human capital element of business. She has created and facilitated development programs across the United States and in Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, and the Czech Republic. Most recently, she led the Leadership and Management Development effort in the Global Talent Management function for a company of 53,000 employees.

“I have always aimed to push the boundaries when it comes to talent development and culture change, and Holacracy offers a liberating, blank canvas to chart new territory,” said Debbie. “In my mind, leadership is a practice like law or medicine, and Holacracy presents a clearer opportunity for anyone to practice leadership.”

“We are thrilled to have Debbie join the ArcherPoint tribe,” said Greg Kaupp, ArcherPoint CEO. “We are always striving to learn and grow, and we believe that the wealth of experience and passion that Debbie brings for talent and leadership development will help us become an even more engaged and passionate organization.”

A Colorado native, Debbie is a musician, painter, and avid traveler. “I strive for work/life balance, and every morning, I state at least 3 things for which I’m grateful,” said Debbie. “ArcherPoint’s focus on culture, values, and purpose, and its people—humble, curious, caring, and hungry for learning—aligns perfectly with how I approach life. My goal is to contribute to a culture where the people are truly thriving, with their continued and intentional development as a part of that reason.”

To learn more about Holacracy, read this informative blog, New Ways of Doing Business: Why Holacracy Works.

About ArcherPoint

ArcherPoint, Inc. is a Microsoft Certified Gold and LS Retail partner, providing modern workplace solutions including Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Dynamics NAV, LS Retail, Azure, Dynamics 365 Sales, Microsoft 365, and Power Platform to companies throughout the North America and Europe.  ArcherPoint’s certified, experienced professionals collaborate with clients to design, implement, and support solutions tailored to their unique requirements—from back-office accounting to supply chain, inventory, and warehouse management. We serve multiple industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, hospitality, food and beverage, professional services, and large equipment rental. Our team of experts provide full-service ERP implementation, integration, development, 24/7 support, and upgrade services. ArcherPoint is dedicated to helping companies realize true business value by giving them access to world-class ERP and cloud solutions that will grow with them to meet their needs now and in the future.