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Executive Team

  • Mike Cottmeyer

    Mike Cottmeyer

    Chief Executive Officer

    LeadingAgile CEO and Founder, 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 and Co-Founder, 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…

  • 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 promote…

  • 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

    Chief Technology Officer

    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…

  • Paul Argiry

    Paul Argiry

    Chief Financial Officer

    Joining LeadingAgile in 2016, Paul brings almost 25 years of experience from his roles at Red Hat (Vice President and Treasurer), Jabil Circuit (Senior Director of Corporate Finance & Treasury and Director of Finance for Mergers & Acquisitions), and PwC (Mergers & Acquisitions Manager and Audit & Business Advisory Manager).…


  • Marty Bradley

    Marty Bradley

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

  • Pat Trigonoplos

    Pat Trigonoplos

    Pat Trigonoplos has been leading organizational transformation in large Telecommunications and Financial Services organizations for over 25 years. He has…

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner

    John Tanner is an experienced IT consultant and change agent with over 19 years of industry experience. He has spent…

  • Steve Cover

    Steve Cover

    Steve Cover is an accomplished senior technology executive with extensive experience in the design, development, and operations of commercial software…

  • Scott Sehlhorst

    Scott Sehlhorst

    Scott Sehlhorst continues to build on over 25 years experience working in mechanical engineering, software development, and product management &…

  • Rick Austin

    Rick Austin

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

  • Derek Huether

    Derek Huether

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

  • Tim Wise

    Tim Wise

    Tim Wise is a Principal Consultant, speaker, and avid Agile practitioner. He grew up in large, corporate America and start-ups…

  • Greg King

    Greg King

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

  • Andrew Fuqua

    Andrew Fuqua

      For the last few years, Andrew Fuqua has been involved in enterprise transformations through LeadingAgile. He has passion for…

  • Dean Stevens

    Dean Stevens

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

  • Devin Hedge

    Devin Hedge

    Devin Hedge brings almost two decades of experience working in the IT Industry in his role as an Executive Coach,…

  • 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…

  • Lance Knight

    Lance Knight

    Lance Knight is a business solutions executive, with a record of success driving global business expansion, enterprise technology sales, and…

  • Allan Perez

    Allan Perez

    Allan Perez is an accomplished information technology leader, change agent and consultant with over 25 years experience helping large, complex…

  • Dave Nicolette

    Dave Nicolette

    Dave Nicolette has been an IT professional since 1977. He has served in a variety of technical and managerial roles.…

  • Michael Fortunato

    Michael Fortunato

    Michael Fortunato has over 25 years of experience in large program and project management across a wide range of industries.…

  • Tom Churchwell

    Tom Churchwell

    Tom Churchwell is an experienced IT transformation leader who is passionate about helping people, organizations and communities change things for…

  • Jim Hayden

    Jim Hayden

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

  • Jeff Howey

    Jeff Howey

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

  • Mike Huber

    Mike Huber

    Mike Huber brings over 25 years of experience working with Lean and Agile methodologies. Mike has assisted large organizations design…

  • 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…

  • Naveed Ashraf

    Naveed Ashraf

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

  • Chris Li

    Chris Li

    Chris Li is an energetic and passionate Certified Scrum Trainer® whose recent focus has been on designing and delivering interactive…

  • Matt Fisher

    Matt Fisher

    Matt has over 15 years of experience in technical fields spanning many industries.  A passionate initiator of change, he began…

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