Iasta Blog Squad

We have a team of talented writers sharing stories, best practices, and tips to empower sourcing and purchasing professionals with industry knowledge. Meet our Blog Squad here:

Ashley Sieb
Marketing Specialist, Iasta

What is the best part about working at IASTA?
Our culture – you honestly can’t put a price tag on culture. I work with some really amazing and talented people who’ve helped me grow both personally and professionally!

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
The next Oprah Winfrey or an editor of a fashion magazine in New York City.

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Ranch dressing, my iPhone, and coffee!!

Twitter: @ashleysieb
LinkedIn: Ashley Sieb
Cayla Truman
Marketing Specialist, Iasta

What part about working at IASTA?
I love that we have a dinosaur (trex) mascot – the Source-a-Saurus! It shows off our fun side!

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A Veterinarian – I love animals!

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Sweet treats, chapstick, and running shoes

Twitter: @caytruman
LinkedIn: Cayla Truman

Chad Hinen
Enterprise Business Specialist, Iasta

What is the best part about working at IASTA?
Showing people how our software can help solve their business problems!

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Pitcher for the Chicago Cubs

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
iPhone, Running Shoes, and Craft Beer

Twitter: @iasta_chadhinen
LinkedIn: Chad Hinen

Cherlyn Decker
Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Director, AOL Inc.
What is the best part about your job?
The culture at AOL really is the best part, we root for each other and win as a team.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A lawyer

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Mascara, my iPad, & warm socks

Twitter: @CherlynDecker
LinkedIn: Cherlyn Decker

Constantine Limberakis
Director of Sales & Marketing Enablement, Iasta

What is the best part about working at IASTA?
The people and enthusiasm. Iasta is a dynamic and exciting place to work.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Marine Biologist

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Music, Beer, and my iPhone

Twitter: @climberakis
LinkedIn: Constantine Limberakis

Jami Parent
Documentation Manager, Iasta

What is the best part about working at IASTA?
I’m always learning something new.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A Meteorologist

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Books, coffee, and Friday-night dinners on my patio

LinkedIn: Jami Parent

Josh Dials
Manager, Sales Support, Iasta

What is the best part about working at IASTA?
Company culture and commitment to creativity and collaboration.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A pilot or athlete

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Internet, Coffee, and Cocktails

Twitter: @jtdials
LinkedIn: Josh Dials

Kelly Barner
Co-owner, Buyers Meeting Point

What is the best part about your job?
Learning for a living

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A sculptor

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
My wristwatch, post-it notes & hot coffee

Twitter: @BuyersMeetPoint
LinkedIn: Kelly Barner

Marie Bauer
Director of Corporate Development, Iasta

What is the best part about working at IASTA?
Working with intelligent, good humored people who laugh at my jokes.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A ballerina

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Music, my bed, and Skyline Chili

Twitter: @iasta_marieb
LinkedIn: Marie Bauer

Melissa Webb
Product Manager, Iasta

What is the best part about working at IASTA?
Working with really smart people. Also, the monthly birthday bagels are pretty sweet.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A Mortgage Company

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Chocolate, earrings, and a toothbrush

Twitter: @iasta_melissaw
LinkedIn: Melissa Webb

Michele Peddycord
Enterprise Business Specialist, Iasta

What is the best part about working at IASTA?
I love the culture at Iasta. Everyone is always willing to go the extra mile for a customer or another employee.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A Veterinarian – allergies prevented me from doing this.

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
Chocolate, gym shoes and a source for heat

Twitter: @iasta_michelep
LinkedIn: Michele Peddycord

Tim Burt
Premium Content Writer, Procurement Leaders

What is the best part about your job?
Learning about something new everyday.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Professional footballer

3 material things you couldn’t live without:
My bike, my bike and my bike

Twitter: @tburt85
LinkedIn: Tim Burt

 

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