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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


    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…

  • Jardena London

    Jardena London

    Chief of Staff

    LeadingAgile Chief of Staff, Jardena London, brings over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, consultant and corporate leader. She has a track record of building successful teams and implementing creative solutions. As Chief of Staff, Jardena ensures that LeadingAgile’s vision translates into value for our clients. Jardena is dedicated…

  • 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 Beale

    Chris Beale

    Vice President of Delivery

    Chris Beale is a strong transformational technology executive who knows how to build and lead world-class organizations that consistently deliver extraordinary business outcomes quickly, efficiently, frequently, and reliably. He is a results-driven servant leader who focuses on the success of others, drives continuous improvement, and believes in the power of highly…


  • 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…

  • Richard Hensley

    Richard Hensley

    Richard joins LeadingAgile after a long successful career at McKesson, where he demonstrated the ability to scale lean and agile…

  • 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…

  • Michael Robillard

    Michael Robillard

    Michael Robillard is a professional in the field of commercial software development with over 20 years of experience. During that…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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