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Executive Team

  • Mike Cottmeyer

    Mike Cottmeyer

    Chief Executive Officer

    LeadingAgile co-founder and CEO, Mike Cottmeyer is passionate about solving the challenges associated with agile in larger, more complex enterprises. To that end, he and his team are dedicated to providing large-scale agile transformation services to help pragmatically, incrementally, and safely introduce Agile methods. He spends most of his time…


  • Dennis Stevens

    Dennis Stevens

    Chief Operations Officer

    LeadingAgile COO, Dennis Stevens has been helping organizations solve the challenges associated with product development in larger, more complex enterprises for over 25 years – leading major projects and Agile transformations in many global enterprises. He helped bring Agile to PMI: serving on the steering committee of the PMI Agile…


  • Jim Cundiff

    Jim Cundiff

    President

    LeadingAgile President and Co Owner, Jim Cundiff, brings over 25 years of executive management experience with public and private sector corporations, nonprofit organizations and private investment funds. His role as President is to help position LeadingAgile to the forefront of the industry. Developing ways to advance our mission and objectives and to…


  • Rachel Howard

    Rachel Howard

    Chief Cultural Officer

    Rachel Howard is a collaborative and innovative HR professional with 17 years of experience working in IT and business consulting services. Her passion is talent engagement and development — Connecting Companies, People and Clients to a common, cohesive vision. Over the course of her career she has experienced numerous roles…


  • Chris Joe

    Chris Joe

    Chief Financial Officer

    Chris Joe brings over 20 years of finance and accounting experience at both public and private companies. Chris most recently served as Chief Financial Officer at L2C, Inc., a leading provider of advanced consumer scoring and analytic solutions, and led a successful sale of the company to TransUnion. Prior to…


coaches

  • Derek Huether

    Derek Huether

    With 25 years of experience as a United States Marine, start-up founder, project manager, and federal agency PMO advisor, Derek…

  • Rick Austin

    Rick Austin

    With over 20 years of software development experience, Rick comes to LeadingAgile as an expert in the financial services industry.…

  • Andrew Fuqua

    Andrew Fuqua

    Andrew joins the LeadingAgile team with over 25 years of experience in programming, managing and coaching. He has been using…

  • Dean Stevens

    Dean Stevens

    Dean is an Enterprise Agile Coach and his focus is on developing and managing agile requirements to delivering effective business…

  • Sandi Keller

    Sandi Keller

    Sandi Keller is an Agile Coach who is dedicated to solving problems, exploring new ideas, and navigating through change. With…

  • Isaac Hogue

    Isaac Hogue

    Isaac is an Enterprise Agile Coach with LeadingAgile. Prior to joining LeadingAgile he served in various leadership roles across both…

  • Tim Wise

    Tim Wise

    Tim Wise is an Enterprise Agile Coach, speaker, and avid Agile practitioner. He grew up in large, corporate America and…

  • Jeff Vogelsang

    Jeff Vogelsang

    Jeff Vogelsang is an experienced technology leader focused on executing excellence in software product development and delivery at all organizational levels. Jeff is…

  • Paul Sutton

    Paul Sutton

    Paul Sutton brings a unique flavor of practical approach and communication to team environments and a distinctive dedication to client…

  • Jann Thomas

    Jann Thomas

    Jann Thomas is a 20-year veteran of the software industry.  She has worked as a developer, team lead and development…

  • Jim Magers

    Jim Magers

    Jim Magers has been helping organizations solve the challenges associated with product development for over 30 years. He has led…

  • Jeff Howey

    Jeff Howey

    Jeff Howey is a problem solver with over 20 years of experience in project management, business analysis, and testing.  As…

  • Robert Henson

    Robert Henson

    Robert is an Enterprise Agile Coach with a majority of his experience in the Insurance and Ad Sales industries.  He…

  • Robert Sfeir

    Robert Sfeir

    Robert is an Enterprise Agile Coach with 20 years of experience in the software industry. Helping deliver amazing software that…

  • Jim Hayden

    Jim Hayden

    Jim Hayden brings over 25 years of leadership experience pragmatically solving complex problems and delivering tangible, bottom line results. The…

  • Chris Spagnuolo

    Chris Spagnuolo

    Chris Spagnuolo is an Enterprise Agile Coach at LeadingAgile. He brings over fifteen years of high-tech product management, engineering, and…

  • Dave Prior

    Dave Prior

    Dave Prior has been leading technology projects and teaching individuals and teams how to manage their work for over 20…

  • Russ Pena

    Russ Pena

    Nationally recognized speaker and published author, Russ Pena is a relationship builder, an experienced Agile Coach, Business Analyst and Business…

  • Naveed Ashraf

    Naveed Ashraf

    Naveed Ashraf joins the LeadingAgile Team after a successful career as a technologist, software developer, system architect & designer, CTO,…

  • Andrew Graves

    Andrew Graves

    Strategically-oriented Agile coach and practitioner offering a diversified portfolio of experience that transcends the traditional boundaries of agile. Andrew specializes…

  • Adam Asch

    Adam Asch

    Adam Asch is an Enterprise Agile Coach, speaker and practitioner who is dedicated to leading and managing digital Programs, Products, Projects…

  • Joel Bancroft-Connors

    Joel Bancroft-Connors

    Joel Bancroft-Connors is an experienced agile practitioner who is dedicated to solving the challenges associated with enterprise programs and projects. Joel…

  • John Mason

    John Mason

    John Mason is experienced in deploying inventive strategies to guide, facilitate and inspire adoption of agile development processes. Throughout his career…

  • Kat Conner

    Kat Conner

    Kathryn Conner is an experienced business and IT transformation consultant with over 20 years of experience in software project management…

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