AUSTIN, TEXAS, July 9, 2015— Chasse Consulting: Sales Strategies, Inc., a leading provider of sales performance and translation consulting services, is pleased to announce that Miriam Rode has been promoted to Director of Program Management, effective immediately.
Rode will report directly to the CEO as a member of the executive team, overseeing Chasse Consulting’s Program Management Office. In her role, she will supervise and ensure program alignment across all divisions in the company with the ultimate goal of facilitating the deployment of high-quality deliverables and services that meet and exceed customer expectations.
Rode’s promotion is of particular significance as Chasse Consulting rapidly expands to meet the demands of its burgeoning clientele.
“Like Chasse Consulting, I am a huge advocate of leading by example. I do so by ensuring that every decision made and every action taken is performed with high integrity with client and company success in mind,” said Rode on her immediate goals for the project management team. “Following this philosophy, the PMO will foster growth and aid team members in reaching their fullest potential, enabling them to manage teams and projects to success.”
With an extensive background of project management experience advising and educating CEOs, vice presidents and directors in areas such as change management, PMO governance and structure, project/program management and strategic planning and execution, Rode possesses a firm grasp of effectively navigating projects to completion and delivering tangible results on time, within budget and of quality. Most recently, Rode came from SkillSoft where she served as the Art Director and Design Project Manager for offshore teams. Her position involved providing leadership, instruction, and edits on graphical content of online courses and eLearning tools.
“Given our customer base growing at an exhilarating rate and the accompanying complexity that comes with managing that growth, we require exceptional leadership to propel us to the next level,” said Beverly Chasse, CEO of Chasse Consulting, of Rode’s promotion. “Miriam embodies the proficiency and capability we need to move the company closer to realizing our corporate vision and goals.”
In joining Chasse Consulting, Rode brings a diverse background that spans numerous industries such as sales consulting, mobile apps, eLearning, curriculum development, web, print, and interface design. Rode’s extensive expertise makes her an exciting addition to the company’s executive team.
In regards to her new position at Chasse Consulting, Rode explained: “I am thrilled to be a part of an organization that has given me the opportunity to develop and articulate the vision and goals of the PMO. Setting into motion the actions that will accomplish those goals is what excites me most about the position.”
Rode earned a Bachelor’s in New Media Design & Imaging with high honors from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. She has held her PMP since 2013 and has taught art direction and software courses to undergraduate students.