January 18, 2017
Flow-Cal Promotes Flower Pledger to Vice President of Product Management
Flow-Cal, Inc. announces the promotion of Flower Pledger to the position of Vice President, Product Management.
Pledger joined Flow-Cal in 2006 as a software developer. She quickly emerged as a leader and began managing development teams for Enterprise client projects and the Crystal Reports development group. She then moved into the role of Project Manager, where she oversaw new system implementations and provided onsite and offsite client assistance.
In 2011, Pledger was selected to manage Flow-Cal’s new Professional Services group. In this role, she was able to build the department from the ground up, defining the infrastructure and core processes, and ultimately establishing a new profit center for the company.
Pledger’s success with the Professional Services department led to her next role as Director, Product Management, where she has defined the product roadmaps for Flow-Cal’s commercial Enterprise and field applications. Her processes include interfacing with customers and staff to collect, define, and articulate requirements for the product engineering and development teams. Her role also includes managing and overseeing the Total Quality Management (TQM) department and the three teams under Product Management: Product Planning, Engineering, and Release Management.
In her new position as Vice President, Product Management, Pledger will continue streamlining product management processes to align with software development, while specifically focusing on quality and innovation.
“Flower Pledger has proven herself to be an innovator and a leader,” said Michael Squyres, Flow-Cal’s president. “She has consistently been recognized over the years for establishing key process improvements and growth initiatives throughout the company. In her new role, Pledger will play a large part in helping us achieve our long-term strategic vision.”