Meet POWWR's Newest Recruit...Franci Erdmann
Franci Erdmann has recently joined the POWWR team as our Senior Vice President of Revenue Operations. In this interview, we talk to Franci about settling into a new business, delivering value to customers, and her courageous yet alternative career path…
What does your role primarily involve?
I’ll be working with the Sales, Marketing, and Customer teams to align our efforts, maximize impact, and grow revenue.
What is your experience in the industry?
I’ve spent over a decade partnering with companies to identify opportunities, create strategy to drive operational improvements, and grow business. I’ve helped implement technology that helps customers do their jobs with less effort and greater results.
What is your favourite part of the job so far?
Meeting the teams and seeing how everyone collaborates to build success across the organization.
What are you most looking forward to in your new role?
Working with the POWWR team and seeing the business grow.
What are your biggest challenges in the job?
Keeping up with the fast-paced workflow. Everyone is working so hard to deliver value to our customers. The rapid flow of ideas to live solutions is amazing.
How have you found starting a new job during lockdown?
Great! The POWWR IT team made sure I had everything I needed to hit the ground running. Everyone has been quick to welcome me to the company and help me feel part of the team.
What advice do you have to new starters in the industry?
Listen to your customers. They will always tell you what they need. Being a good partner means listening, then acting to identify issues and provide solutions that maximize success for everyone.
Please provide an interesting fact that most people would not know about you.
There was a time in my life that I really wanted to be a pilot. I took flight lessons and have even completed solo flights. I still love to hop on a plane and travel the world.