June 23, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Larry Kading

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In 2007, Larry Kading, became a volunteer for the San Diego Epilepsy Foundation.  “At first it was because our family was personally being affected by Epilepsy. As we continued to work with the organization we better understood the good it was doing for a disease that, still today, has its own stigma around it that keeps it [...]

Employee Spotlight: Shelley Grainger Helps to Keep Horses out of Harm’s Way

Shelley Grainger
Lead Administrator
Compuware Changepoint

Shelley Grainger, Lead Administrator for Compuware Changepoint for the past 14 years, dedicates much of her free time to her passion for horses. “When I was growing up, there were 2 girls in our west end Toronto neighborhood who rode and had horses. I was always drawn to life in the country and horses, and [...]

Employee Spotlight: Chris Dufour MVP Helps to Make Kids Safe and Give Developers a Voice


“Almost 20 years ago, the Optimist Club of Ajax with the support of the local school board, Durham Regional Police Service and the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood, had an idea – the Kids Safety Village of Durham Region,” says current Optimist President, Chris Dufour. “Today, our program teaches more than 15,000 children about safety,” says [...]

Employee Spotlight: Murtuza Rampurawala


In 2012 when Murtuza Rampurawala, Technical Customer Support Analyst for Changepoint, was talking to his manager Doug Colter, a long time Toastmaster, Murtuza’s interest in Toastmasters was peaked. After a little research and a visit to the Markham, Ontario Chapter – Murtuza’s journey as a Toastmaster began. “My first impression of Toastmasters was that it [...]

Employee Spotlight: Changepoint Team Member Debbie Hage, Donates Her Time to Help Govern Children’s Education


In 2010 the UK Government started looking for volunteers from the business community, due to a national shortage of School Governors.  School Governors are members of a school’s Governing Body they have responsibility for raising school standards through three key areas: setting strategic direction, ensuring accountability and acting as a critical friend. Debbie Hage, EMEA [...]

Employee Spotlight: Changepoint Team Member, Peter Kathmann Donates His Spare Time To Supporting Children’s Education


This is our first in a series of stories about the people we work with and the people we are. We have all worked with technology for long enough to understand that it takes more than a great product to make a company successful. It’s about a community of people working towards making our customers [...]