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Here at Anglepoint, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our core values: Relationships, Respectfulness, Client Success, Team Success, Innovation, and Growth.

Each quarter, we nominate colleagues who have exemplified one or more of those values and pick four winners who went above and beyond in embracing out culture. The list below showcases our winners from 2023 and the positive impact they had on the people around them.

Q4 2023 Winners

Congrats to our Q4 winners: Octavian Papacica, Colby Hill, Theresa Ly, and Florina Tarbuc

Octavian Papacica

“Octavian has gone above and beyond with all his customers, but especially with one of our largest where without any tool in place, we had to collect all the Oracle software usage. He had to work with multiple data sources, had to validate information with owners and put a lot of effort into building the reporting requested by the client. Besides the huge amount of data to collect and analyze, Octavian is also very good at explaining all this data and the licensing implications to a demanding customer with a large Oracle environment. Truly an expert that is dedicated to his clients’ success!”

“Octavian succeeds in creatively implementing his Oracle expertise and developing sustainable solutions for our customers. He uses coordinated and repeatable solution approaches. His broad technical knowledge and his knowledge of the business in combination with his well-considered way of working is not only appreciated by our customers.”

“His journey exemplified that true growth happens when individuals actively seek and embrace candid feedback. The ripple effect of his commitment transformed the workplace into a hub of continuous improvement”

“Fundamental member of the team, with whom I collaborate in several projects and with whom I get the most ultimate and resolute solutions to any challenge in my projects. His work in Elevate development and his advanced knowledge in Oracle licensing make him an indispensable member of our team.”

Colby Hill

So much of Anglepoint’s success is tied to the work Colby Hill does on the backend that no one sees. When I joined Anglepoint, our website load times were atrocious and Google was penalizing us because of how poorly our site experience was. Colby exemplified delivering value, when we gave him charge to “fix” the website and improve its performance. Since given that charge, I’ve seen Colby put in hard development time and work to get our site to a much better place, which has increased our SEO traffic and improved the site experience. He’s an unsung hero and needs to be recognized more.”

“Colby solves problems and makes sure we have the latest technology and plugins to make sure our website not only functions well but hums along with the fastest content delivery systems available. He is very responsive and eager to deliver above and beyond the initial ask. Last quarter Colby put our website on par with the fastest websites on the internet and well beyond our competitors. Gone are the days high bounce rates due to slow page loads. Colby!!”

“Colby sits quietly in the background and whilst what he delivers isn’t necessarily noticed by everyone across the business, he is a fundamental and awesome part of our team. Having worked with external partners that support web design and digital and take 24-48 hours to respond and deliver one small change, I’m constantly blown away by the speed at which Colby responds to both simple and complicated requests from our team for things that make Anglepoint’s marketing excel. We always try to go one better with our ideas for new digital marketing and suggest things that require serious thought and expertise, Colby delivers every time and always goes the extra mile. He NEVER ask for or takes credit for some of the brilliant things we have done, he just makes them happen and makes them great!  The ITAM Savings Estimator, the dynamic Gartner banner and interactive tools on the iPads at events to name but a few. They are all Colby’s work and he deserves to be recognized for making sure that Anglepoint is recognized.”

Theresa Ly

Theresa genuinely cares about the people she works with and the success of the team. In the short time she has been on the HR team she has made a huge impact. Creating processes to streamline our productivity. She is not above getting into the thick of things to accomplish what needs to be done. She goes to bat for what she thinks is best for the company and the team and because she has such amazing relationships company wide is able to get it all done.”

“Theresa puts people and relationships first, which fosters a healthy team culture, and an environment where quality work can be accomplished. Theresa has helped me feel valued as a person and an employee on the team. She is a “genuinely good human” which makes me excited to come to work each day and accomplish great work as a team.”

Theresa has been the glue for so many new Archers from her own team and from adjacent teams. She takes time to get to know and care about people personally and take steps to make them feel a part of the company. Several employees have pointed out to me that She’s a go-to friendly face in stressful times.” 

Florina Tarbuc
Team Success

“Florina was assigned as project manager to help IPT team deliver Phase 1 of ISO Accreditation.  This was a corporate initiative with multiple moving parts including, interconnected workstreams, stakeholder interviews, numerous document creations and not to mention, the added complexities of standing up a management framework worthy of ISO standards.  All to be completed with an aggressively tight timeline!  Upon being assigned her role, Florina immediately jumped onboard to socialize herself with the rigorous ISO requirements, build a continuous timeline of events and seamlessly incorporate her professional knowledge to help IPT meet the required deadlines.  She proved an invaluable resource with dedication, commitment and collaboration.  She is a true team player!”

“Florina is a star! She is an absolute asset to any team. Even in the most complex and time-critical situations, Florina keeps the overview and brings calm to the team. She has the distinct ability to quickly familiarize herself with issues and manage the team. She is always friendly and always ready to help. Without Florina, we would have been at a lost with our last ad hoc project. Thank you Florina!”

“Florina has been working to help automate monthly reports that we are required to send to a large client. This automation is going to help save hours of CSM time to help ensure we are delivering on the SOW in the most efficient manner.”

“Recently our team faced an unexpected challenge that demanded unity and quick action. The deadline for a critical project was looming, and the complexity of the task seemed insurmountable. Recognizing the urgency, Florina took the initiative to bring everyone together and work towards the successful completion of the project.”

Q3 2023 Winners

Congrats to our Q3 winners: Amanda Hiscock, Ramon Genicio, Henry Jimenez, and Nele Roose

Amanda Hiscock
Team Success

 “Amanda has brought a high level of excellence to the Revenue team’s lead generation both inbound and outbound, through her focus, methodology and sheer perseverance. She works with each team member on all aspects of lead gen from pre and post-event to AMB and applies her skills appropriately. She has a true understanding of the profile of key accounts and the best way to engage with prospects to introduce them to Anglepoint and ensure that they are receiving the right information and support from our team. Amanda has honed her skills and has a unique style and approach to her work. The work undertaken for the SAMS EU event was extremely impressive both with pre booking meeting for the team and her follow-up. This event’s success was primarily due to the time and effort that Amanda contributed. We could all learn for her to better ourselves.”

“Amanda recently joined Anglepoint and has already made a huge impact. She is a very hard worker and an excellent team player. My specific story is that she was tasked with setting up meetings for our team attending SAMS EU – she went above and beyond and booked 9 meetings for the event. This is an incredible amount of onsite meetings to have booked pre-event, we’ve never had this many (not even for our larger events like Gartner).”

“Amanda is always focused on the team, she works tirelessly to support the Business Development team and never let’s the pressure get to her and is always upbeat.”

Ramon Genicio
Team Success

​“Ramon never passes up an opportunity to learn something new when it comes to Oracle licensing, and I really admire that about him. The progress he’s made in the past year has been fantastic and he is doing quality work with all our deliverables.”

“I have worked with Ramon on a managed service for a client and even though we were in different teams, he was always happy to share his knowledge so we could deliver high quality results. Some of the licenses of the customer were overlapping between our 2 publishers, so we had to work together to ensure all licenses were correct and he was very helpful.”

“Ramon is a genuinely good human. He is never too tired to help out and listen whenever I reach out to him, no matter how many hours he has worked on that day. He is very good on the Oracle Java assessment part and he has included me is his projects several times to help me understand the process as a new comer even if this meant that sometimes his work would be slower as he was providing me with explanations or answering my questions. “

“Ever since he joined the Oracle team Ramon has been working hard to learn, deliver value to our clients and support different team members with other projects. He is always willing to help and assist with different tasks, especially for some of the big projects where there are multiple workstreams and deliverables. He has come a long way and he continues to grow to become a true Oracle SME. I appreciate his candor, his hard work and his dedication!”

Henry Jimenez

“Henry demonstrates considerate behavior towards the challenges faced by his team members. When he joined the IBM team, he took some time to grasp the intricacies of licensing and creating final ELPs. However, his own struggles have made him empathetic towards varying technical strengths within the team, recognizing that some individuals require more assistance than others. When one of the analysts on the team was struggling, I requested Henry’s involvement. For an entire quarter, he conducted daily calls with the analyst, assisting with task prioritization, job training, and ensuring completion of assignments. Remarkably, there were no escalations on the accounts Henry helped manage. Despite widespread complaints about difficulties with other team members, Henry never once voiced his own grievances. He willingly invested additional effort to train and comprehend the issues faced by the analyst. He actively listened and devised methods to enhance efficiency in project delivery. In June, during a critical quarter-end period with numerous submissions, Henry took a week off. However, he refused to leave our analyst without support and assisted in creating a tracker to ensure completion of pending items. He assigned tasks and even committed to reviewing them upon his return, despite having his own projects and deadlines. I firmly believe that Henry went above and beyond to support his team member!”

“Henry’s dedication, expertise, and commitment have truly set him apart from his peers. He has not only delivered all his projects on time, Henry’s approach to training has been nothing short of exemplary. He has consistently provided constructive feedback, tailored coaching, and valuable insights to help new analysts reach new heights in his performance. Henry’s patience, understanding, and ability to adapt his teaching methods to suit analysts’ learning styles have been instrumental in fostering a strong professional bond between them. Our new analysts’ rapid progress and remarkable improvement are a testament to Henry’s exceptional training skill. In conclusion, I wholeheartedly nominate Henry for his excellence in raising above the rest in his work and his exceptional training. His remarkable achievements and invaluable contributions make him a truly deserving candidate for this recognition.”

Nele Roose
Client Success

“Nele is a fantastic asset to Anglepoint and a great colleague to have. The dedication and expertise she has is in helping our clients achieve the best outcome possible is second to none. She is always leading by example, willing to share her knowledge and mentor others in her areas of expertise. Clients and colleagues are always above satisfied working with her.”

“I was fortunate to work with her on 2 projects. In all cases, I have seen how all her feedback to the client was accurate and provided added value.

In one case, I have been able to learn from her how to make better presentations to the client. Her direct and concise way of conveying information is great. In another, she has been very efficient and more than met all the client’s expectations with SAP.”

“Nele never passes up an opportunity to learn something new when it comes to SAP licensing, and I really admire it about her. About a month ago, I was performing a task for a client that will likely never be required again and will almost certainly never be required by another client, but Nele asked if she could learn how to do it with me just out of curiosity. She is also always sharing new developments with regards to SAP licensing practices with us, and it has helped everyone on our team increase our knowledge base. “

“When members of our team were out of office, Nele took on responsibilities and set aside time to help me learn the ins and outs of how things worked for our team, she was patient with my learning process, answered questions, proactively suggested things for me to do to learn and improve my work, and contributed more than was required of her to help me feel heard and part of the team. “

Q2 2023 Winners

Congrats to our Q2 winners: Kerstin Tammling, Roxana Leonte-Andone, Shona Wiens, Wyatt Gray

Kerstin Tammling
Client Success

“…I think she deserves this nomination for her decisiveness, her communication (she can do it in 3 languages: Spanish, German and English) and the security she transmits both internally to the team and to the client…Experience is the best teacher and if the experience is acquired in such demanding markets as in Germany, the result is undoubtedly excellent.“

“Kerstin is an amazing Customer Success manager, with high professional standards and who constantly puts the customer in the heart of everything she does. With one of the most challenging customers we have, she confidently took over every aspect of this multi-publisher organization and always delivers outcomes with great value for the client (and SMEs) and with respect and integrity every step of the way . It’s a privilege to work with Kerstin!”

“…Kerstin always takes the lead in understanding the client’s objectives and works closely with them to develop a customized strategy. Through her meticulous attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, and proactive problem-solving approach, Kerstin is able to successfully deliver solutions that always meet the client’s expectations.”

“…She has been an integral part of the customer’s journey from their realignment, adoption, operations and continuous improvement. Even in crucial time, specifically in this quarter, where it is SOW renewal and Anglepoint resource transitions, Kerstin has comprehensively prepared and planned these all out to have minimal service impact to the customer while capturing the customer current and future requirements. She is a valuable asset to our company that learned what the client values, capture and ease their pains and provided a glimpse of the bright future through the continued partnership with Anglepoint.”

Roxana Leonte-Andone
Team Success

“She is long overdue for this nomination. Thanks to her experience at Oracle I have been able to learn a lot about Oracle product licensing and have been able to better serve customers. She has a lot of patience with new team members and is very understanding with those who do not have a lot of experience…She always has constructive input for the team in team meetings. Her approach to the client is direct, decisive, and efficient…It doesn’t matter if she is busy but she always finds a moment to help me.”

“What can I say? Roxana is a lovely colleague! However, the most outstanding feature is the quality of her work… With her structured and stringent approach, coupled with her deep knowledge, Roxana always delivers high quality results…she is able to present complex issues in an understandable way…I believe that this has contributed significantly to the Oracle team having such a good reputation…”

“Roxana is an ever reliable resource that provides her expertise and commitments at every level….She has effectively gathered customer and internal feedback and integrates it to her deliverables. Above all, Roxana values relationships amongst her peers (myself included) as a good listener and as a relatable and genuine person.”

“…The client was nervous to share the risk values outside her team, but was reassured by Roxana’s clear explanation that was easy to understand and that we had a clear plan to mitigate the risk. Great job!”

Shona Wiens

“There are so many stories of me working with Shona, she is being patience with me, every time I make a mistake, or I need support she is always there, with a great attitude she supports me and give me ideas of how we can win the deal…we were working on the contract renewal, Shona helped me with the approval and review of the 3 scenarios, the customer requested an additional deliverable, we talked and created the strategy to win the deal, we are currently in SOW signature. Shona is straight forward, always looking to help, she keeps her commitments, approves in time, and it’s just in general a pleasure to work with people like her.”

“Shona did an INCREDIBLE job managing the complex client Managed Service Renewal internally, making sure the process was followed, pricing was correct and everyone had checked it. Thank you for your patience in answering my many questions, it was very much appreciated and together we got the deal done!”

“…for all the work we did updating the Deal Generator for pricing, for countless meetings we had discussing what changes should be made and how/why, along with the training videos and updated Biz Dev Quoting guide. It was truly a team effort to further automation with the tools we have available and to create a more seamless experience for all who use it.”

Messages from Archers to Shona –

“I just wanted you to start your day know that you are appreciated!  Thank you for all you do!

“confirming that I watched your deal desk videos entirely and LOVE them!  Great work and details.” “Just wanted to say thank you for all your help and promptness with me and my crazy requests, I truly appreciate you and everything you do.”

“Thank you for all your help and support. You have taken on a huge workload and I wanted you to know I appreciate you.”

Wyatt Gray

“I would like to nominate Wyatt under Improve Everything core value. In addition to his delivery workload, he never shy away from the process improvement tasks that we assign to him. Recently IBM changed their IASP submission template and it was difficult for us to make those changes manually to each report that we submit. We highlighted the changes to Wyatt and he worked to ensure all those changes are incorporated in our Anglepoint template. Also from time to time, our team comes up with minor requests for automation to the existing IBM ELP Delivery template and he makes sure to include those requests as a part of automation. He did a pricing macro which has made our lives easier without having to run vlookup for understanding risks and savings and actually get the financial impact with the click of a button which is huge for our team!!”

“Wyatt deals with incredibly difficult clients relative to his experience in SAM. However, Wyatt continues to exceed the expectations that others have of him and deliver incredible work. Not only has Wyatt taken on large client accounts, but he has done so single-handedly in most cases. He has also mentored new interns and simultaneously led the innovation and automation for the IBM team. The unsung hero focuses on the needs of others, especially his client’s success.”

“Every week Wyatt looks to take interns out to lunch who don’t have an onboarding buddy in office. This allows us to have in person interactions with our coworkers that helps build relationships.”

“Wyatt has been great with all of the interns and other members of our team in giving and receiving feedback while being open to new ideas…”

Q1 2023 Winners

Congrats to our Q1 winners: Anna Duval de Dampierre Phelan, Bogdan Molinaru, Kristian Dale Geanga, and Scott Hair.

Anna Duval de Dampierre Phelan
Client Success

“Anna became a SAP SME support for the [Client] workstream from late 2022. She immediately impressed the client with her wider scope of  publisher knowledge as well as her eagerness and tenacity to deep dive into data in collaboration with customer stakeholders. Anna has fully won the trust of the client to uncover sources of truth, and help guide them through SAP optimization efforts and help realize cost savings opportunities.”

“Anna is nothing short of amazing and exemplifies all these values. [Client] ask us, why can’t everyone be like Anna? She is best in class! She is proactive in identifying inaccuracies within [Client]’s files and has been working to validate and notify them of the problems and then walks through with them to resolve them. She has invested heavily in automation working closely with the dev team to help process the huge amounts of data received for User Profiling project. She has incredible relationships with [Client] stakeholders and internally coordinating across the SAP team, STIG and the dev team. Anna has the greatest respect from myself and from [Client] because she is technically brilliant and is such a lovely human and a joy to work with. Everyone should be like Anna :)”

Bogdan Molinaru

“[Bogdan] has proven in many situations a very good resource for either helping with a deliverable or assisting with Oracle documentation and research. With his significant Oracle background, he will always step in to solve all kind of technical puzzles that help the team in the long run. His work for [Client] has been proven to be excellent and the trusting relationship he has built with this client is just one of the many qualities that he demonstrates every day. All the above plus his professional attitude and willingness to go the extra mile for our team, giving relevant feedback with each deliverable QA, are definitely contributing to our company’s strategy and growth.”

“Bogdan showed exemplary dedication and reliability coupled with his strong technical and business knowledge stepping up at a time where his colleagues in Oracle were either off sick or full of workloads. He is willing to jump on calls and topics on short notice and delivered with flying colours. He has grown well into his role and demonstrated a dependable resource for Anglepoint.”

“Bogdan is always very knowledgeable on the Oracle licensing and every time I had a question or asked for his support, Bogdan was always happy to help.  I feel that the support that he is offering to his colleagues is helping the whole team grow.”

Kristian Dale Geanga

“I am lucky to work with Kristian Dale for [Client] and very quickly saw why he deserves this recognition… Kristian has created a collaborative and respectful work environment, which he does as a multilingual in important languages. I am sure I will learn and practice important skills from him. Undoubtedly a valuable asset to Anglepoint and its client relationships.“

“Dale has shown a high level of stability…via conducting the calls or meetings dynamically and with very positive outcomes. That was my experience on [Client] where every call is different and challenging.”

“Dale has been a great communicator for [Client]. He maintains a good atmosphere internally at Anglepoint and externally with the client, and he does it in different languages. His way of conducting meetings and projects gives confidence to the client and is undoubtedly a very good asset for Anglepoint.”

Scott Hair
Team Success

“Scott’s help with the RFP process has been invaluable. His commitment to supporting Biz Dev colleagues tactically, whilst in parallel creating a best practice methodology to the RFP response process is inspiring. He has helped me specifically with 3 RFPs in recent weeks which have required significant amounts of his time and support… Every RFP process we go through with Scott feels very much like another brick in a strategic wall and I wish to thank him for his commitment to Team Success.”

“Scott has taken on assisting with RFP’s and he has done an excellent job so far in understanding the teams needs, working around busy schedules and time zones and delivered some amazing outputs. Go Scott!”

“Scott is always helpful and quite active contributor to Biz dev team documents e.g.: RFP. I have taken lot of reference documents from the RFP response folder to recreate the proposal, SOW for other customer”

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