RSPA Trusted Advisor Ep. 12: VAR Leadership Transitions with DCR’s Blake Gillum and Skurla’s Thomas Greenman

In Episode 12 of “The Trusted Advisor,” the RSPA’s Jim Roddy sits down with Blake Gillum, General Manager of DCR, and Thomas Greenman, Sales Manager at Skurla’s POS Solutions, to discuss their leadership transition journeys at their reseller organizations. Among the topics explored are the importance of internal systems and standards to ensure an effective transition, the biggest challenges new leaders face, and the importance of staying true to the company culture.

“The Trusted Advisor,” powered by the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), is a content series designed specifically for point of sale resellers and software developers. Our goal is to educate you on the topics of leadership, management, hiring, sales, and other small business best practices.

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Jim Roddy is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA). He has been active in the POS channel since 1998, including 11 years as the President of Business Solutions Magazine, six years as an RSPA board member, one term as RSPA Chairman of the Board, and several years as a business coach for VARs, ISVs, and MSPs. Jim is regularly requested to speak at industry conferences and he is author of Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer. For more information, contact