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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…

  • 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…


  • 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…

  • Isaac Hogue

    Isaac Hogue

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Jim Magers

    Jim Magers

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

  • 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 a product management and innovation ninja who specializes in advising startups and corporations on building products that…

  • Dave Prior

    Dave Prior

    Click Here for Dave’s Upcoming Certified Scrum Training Courses Dave Prior has been leading technology projects and teaching individuals and…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • Kat Conner

    Kat Conner

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

  • Marty Bradley

    Marty Bradley

    Marty has over 25 years of management and technical experience in agile and traditional development methodologies. As a startup founder,…

  • Greg King

    Greg King

    Greg King is an IT Management Executive with twenty years of experience in the fields of finance, software development and…

  • Si Alhir

    Si Alhir

    Si Alhir is an Entrepreneur, Author, Enterprise Business & Technology Transformation Coach, Trainer, Consultant, and Practitioner working with Individuals, Collectives/Communities/Teams,…

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