arch // 1: bringing support and structure | 2: a chief or principal | 3: a gateway | 4: something with a curved shape
Arch Career Partners grew from a multitude of experiences which have shaped our focus: to advance talent. We advise and guide clients, using strategy, experience, and heart. As we have grown and expanded our mission, we are migrating to our new organization, Archer Careers.
We are guided by Eleanor Roosevelt's great words: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
ARCHER represents what we aim for. We advise and support our clients to be skilled to move towards professional goals, to take aim and hit the target of career goals.
CAREER is our sole focus. We know the business and what drives it, the roles that operate within the business, and the capabilities/skills needed to succeed.
ADVISORY is our character. As trusted advisors and partners, we collaborate with you, to achieve your goals. We ideate, focus, structure, motivate, and speak honestly.
PAM SCHILLING | FOUNDER, CEO, & CAREER STRATEGIST
Pam leverages 25 years of experience from strategy consulting and tech-co finance leadership roles to set the strategic direction for Archer Careers and work directly with clients. Her career mission is to bring talent to organizations and build talent within, aiming to advance business priorities and individual career goals. Pam’s expertise is 1. thinking strategically about career advancement, 2. drawing out insights about skills/capabilities/career path, 3. establishing creative and rigorous approaches for training, and 4. framing roadmaps to pursue roles and advance with high performing organizations.
Prior to Archer Careers, Pam’s roles included completing Sprint’s Finance Leadership Rotational Program, consultant with Diamond Technology Partners and Strategy& (now part of PwC), Chief of Staff for a practice leader with Huron Consulting Group, Director of Finance during the IPO of a tech-firm, and Career Coach with Chicago Booth’s Career Services team.
She has an MBA from Chicago Booth and a B.S.B. in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Kansas (Rock Chalk Jayhawk!), and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Business Administration at DePaul University.
Pam resides in Chicago with her husband and twin toddler boys.
Her professional and personal interests include:
Travel and exploring
Cooking and dining