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  • Mike Cottmeyer

    Mike Cottmeyer

    Chief Executive Officer

    Mike serves as LeadingAgile’s resident champion of core agile values and principles. He is passionate about solving the challenges associated with adopting agile in larger, more complex enterprises and is…

  • Dennis Stevens

    Dennis Stevens

    Chief Methodologist

    Dennis Stevens is one of the Founders of LeadingAgile and serves as our Chief Methodologist. To this role, he brings 25+ years of experience in helping organizations leverage technology to…

  • 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…

  • Rachel Howard

    Rachel Howard

    Chief Cultural Officer

    Rachel is a “people person.” Sociable, outgoing, charismatic, and professional are merely a few of the kind words her peers use to describe her. As you might suspect, these characteristics…

  • 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’s held multiple…

  • 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…

  • Brian Sondergaard

    Brian Sondergaard

    Chief Innovation Officer

    Brian is a seasoned Senior Executive. He’s recognized as an expert in both creating and leading Lean organizations that leverage Agile mindsets and methodologies to improve business outcomes and deliver…

  • Tim Zack

    Tim Zack

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Tim Zack is a digital native with with over 10 years experience solving marketing problems with technology. Throughout his agency career he has helped brands drive bottom line results through…

  • Doug Dockery

    Doug Dockery

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Doug is an experienced sales and pre-sales leader in the enterprise software and professional services spaces. Doug is the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) of LeadingAgile, LLC. He and his team…

Product

  • Stephanie Davis

    Stephanie Davis

    Vice President of Product Excellence

    After years of experience leading Agile Transformations, Stephanie is now helping LeadingAgile to bring valuable products to market as VP of Product Excellence. Stephanie has more than a decade of…

Consulting

  • Marty Bradley

    Marty Bradley

    Marty has over 30 years of management and technical experience in Agile, as well as traditional development methodologies, and has…

  • Jeff Howey

    Jeff Howey

    Jeff is passionate about solving the problem that many organizations face where uncoordinated and individual goals lead to project ideas…

  • Jeff Thompson

    Jeff Thompson

    During Jeff’s 20 years in leading organizational transformation, his most critical insight has been how vital a focus on building…

  • Heidi Musser

    Heidi Musser

    Heidi is passionate about “managing the soft side of technology” © through the adoption of new ways of working, thinking,…

  • Camille Abdnor

    Camille Abdnor

    Camille has more than 15 years of production experience in software development and has shipped over 10 titles on various…

  • Greg DePasquale

    Greg DePasquale

    Greg is a dynamic, Agile Transformation leader and coach with over 15 years of experience. He’s passionate about helping organizations…

  • Maggie Bullington

    Maggie Bullington

    Maggie has over 20 years of technical, management, and executive experience in software—both in product and consulting organizations. Shortly after…

  • Julianne Jones

    Julianne Jones

    Julianne has over 14 years of experience consulting with Fortune 500 companies and she’s considered to be an expert in…

  • Chris Papadakis

    Chris Papadakis

    Chris is an accomplished senior technology executive focused on leading organizational transformations and M&A integrations. He’s passionate about leading change in…

  • Yaton Bowens

    Yaton Bowens

    Yaton Bowens is an experienced technology and product development professional with extensive executive leadership experience, who seeks opportunities to create…

  • Melissa Oberg

    Melissa Oberg

    Melissa has over 15 years of management and technical experience in a range of functional roles. She has worked in…

  • Scott Sehlhorst

    Scott Sehlhorst

    Scott Sehlhorst leverages his 25 plus years in product management & strategy consulting, software development, and mechanical engineering to help…

  • Rick Austin

    Rick Austin

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

  • Greg King

    Greg King

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

  • Dean Stevens

    Dean Stevens

    Dean is a Senior Consultant at LeadingAgile, and his focus is on developing and managing Agile requirements to delivering effective…

  • Tom Churchwell

    Tom Churchwell

    Quality. Steady, value-added work. Learning. Tom considers these values as the “hallmarks of great organizations,” and he is dedicated to…

  • Jim Hayden

    Jim Hayden

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

  • 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…

  • Joel Norman

    Joel Norman

    Joel Norman is polyglot developer, and leader, focused on delivering happiness via value to the customer.  After a decade of…

  • John Greisner

    John Greisner

    John is an accomplished leader who leverages over twenty-five years of experience in business to lead Agile-Lean ways of working.…

  • Matt Smith

    Matt Smith

    Matt Smith is an Executive, Digital Transformation and Enterprise Architecture expert who creates business-driven IT organizations that are highly focused…

  • Sara Wortman

    Sara Wortman

    Sara Wortman graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a minor in…

  • Rich Dammkoehler

    Rich Dammkoehler

    Rich has more than 20 years of professional experience developing large systems using cutting edge application development technologies. He has…

  • Gene Rogers

    Gene Rogers

    Gene is an experienced thought leader that drives complex transformational solution opportunities, which deliver value to customers. His abilities include…

  • Will Evans

    Will Evans

    Will Evans has a wealth of experience with several of the best-known and most successful companies in experience design, healthcare,…

  • Jeff Streitmatter IV

    Jeff Streitmatter IV

    Jeff has been around LeadingAgile for many years. He graduated with an Industrial & Systems Engineering Degree from the University…

  • Stephen Cavaliere

    Stephen Cavaliere

    Stephen is a multi-faceted developer who has spent most of his career working in Agile environments. He excels in delivering…

  • AJ Sanford

    AJ Sanford

    AJ is an effective leader who creates high functioning teams by cultivating relationships and being a change agent within organizations. She…

  • John Maher

    John Maher

    John is a social scientist, who’s cross-trained in software development and management. His last 30+ years have been spent fostering…

  • Kevin McCoy

    Kevin McCoy

    Kevin has over 20 years of executive and management experience in both technology and operations – both in industry and…

  • Angela Gabriel

    Angela Gabriel

    Angela Gabriel is a highly effective and results-oriented senior professional with 24 years of demonstrated strategic and organizational capabilities in…

  • Nathan Hummel

    Nathan Hummel

    Nathan Hummel is an experienced Agile software development professional who is passionate about teaching individuals, teams, and organizations to not…

  • Sarah Smith

    Sarah Smith

    Sarah Smith is passionate about driving adoption of Agile practices and assisting teams in becoming high performing. She’s a change…

  • Luke Pirrello

    Luke Pirrello

    Luke Pirrello has over 8 years of experience in technology, working directly with senior, government, and professional teams—both co-located and…

  • Dan Davis

    Dan Davis

    Dan Davis is an experienced Director and Executive Consultant focused on the realms of Business Technology. Dan has history working…

  • Jim Sutton

    Jim Sutton

    Jim Sutton is a software management professional with over 20 years’ experience in enterprise software development, agile methodologies and telecommunications.…

  • Tom Furland

    Tom Furland

    Tom Furland is an outcome-driven, dedicated Agile coach, mentor, and leader with experience in lean development practices, scrum and Kanban…

  • Derek Stanley

    Derek Stanley

    Derek Stanley has more than 25 years of experience in IT, consulting and managing technical projects in Government, Aviation, Finance,…

  • Yusuf Hakim

    Yusuf Hakim

    Yusuf Hakim is a highly experienced enterprise agile coach with 7 years of agile transformation experience. He has multiple certifications…

  • Grantley Chhour

    Grantley Chhour

    Grantley Chhour joins LeadingAgile as an Associate Consultant. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in…

  • John Williams

    John Williams

    John Williams has over 20 years of experience with a focus on, IoT, Organizational Change, Digital, Mobile, Cloud, and Agile/Scrum…

  • Daniel Krall

    Daniel Krall

    Daniel Krall is a certified Agile practitioner with extensive experience in leadership consulting and coaching roles in multiple industries and…

  • Andrew Young

    Andrew Young

    Andrew Young is a professional problem solver; most recently with a SaaS platform that has taken a “product” first through…

  • Allan Mills

    Allan Mills

    Allan Mills has over 28 years of professional project, portfolio, Lean-Agile management experience, with a track record of delivering client results, and…

  • David Levine

    David Levine

    David Levine has over 25 years of management, executive, and technical leadership experience mainly in Financial Services and Insurance –…

  • Crista Grasso

    Crista Grasso

    Crista Grasso is a results-focused entrepreneurial leader and change agent with proven success leading large-scale enterprise Agile Transformations.  She brings…

  • Tina Wang

    Tina Wang

    Tina brings more than 25 years of executive and industry experience in product management, software development and business development across…

  • Justin Polk

    Justin Polk

    Justin Polk has thirteen years of experience working with some of the largest global enterprises in diverse industries and business…

  • Brent Cryder

    Brent Cryder

    Brent Cryder is a technology executive with over 20 years of experience helping organizations set their technology strategy and implement…

  • Doug Couts

    Doug Couts

    Doug Couts is an analytical and forward-thinking professional with years of extensive technical project management experience that spans across construction,…

  • Bharathi TM

    Bharathi TM

    Bharathi TM has over 12 years of experience in the IT industry, working across various flavors of Lean-Agile like Scrum,…

  • Justin Stevens

    Justin Stevens

    Justin Stevens is a multi-faceted Transformation Analyst with years of experience assisting and generating high quality work for Senior Level…

  • Michael Alexander

    Michael Alexander

    Over the past five years Michael evolved from being a Project Manager into becoming a servant leader Agile Coach, Trainer,…

  • Rick McMichael

    Rick McMichael

    Rick McMichael has joined LeadingAgile as a Principal Consultant and brings over 30 years of professional experience in all aspects…

  • Krishna Chavan

    Krishna Chavan

    Krishna Chavan brings 22 years of experience in technology. He started as a Java developer at IBM and played various…

  • Doug Spencer

    Doug Spencer

    Doug Spencer brings over 30 years of technology and product experience to LeadingAgile’s client engagements with a focus on team…

  • Ross Beurmann

    Ross Beurmann

    Ross Beurmann has been leading diverse, high functioning teams in the Information Technology and Intelligence sectors for 15 years. As…

  • Jeff McGlaun

    Jeff McGlaun

    Jeff McGlaun is a Senior IT Leader and Change Agent with 20+ years of experience delivering business value with technology.…

  • Lee Wiesehuegel

    Lee Wiesehuegel

    Lee Wiesehuegel has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He’s held roles ranging from Business Analyst &…

  • Chinedu Izuchukwu

    Chinedu Izuchukwu

    Chinedu Izuchukwu is a recent graduate of Georgia State University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree. While…

  • Dragos Dumitriu

    Dragos Dumitriu

    Dragos Dumitriu has been helping organizations worldwide for more than 20 years across multiple industries, working with small and large…

  • Guy Beaver

    Guy Beaver

    Guy Beaver is a technology executive, leadership consultant, and author who builds innovative organizations driven by strategic objectives. With 25+…

  • Anita Lessard

    Anita Lessard

    Anita is a forward-thinking leader that utilizes her experience to scale business operations through agile principles and dynamic work design.…

  • Karim Zekkani

    Karim Zekkani

    Karim has 20 years of experience in IT, engineering, and product management. He has consistently been able to drive a…

  • Jerry Laster

    Jerry Laster

    Jerry Laster is a Senior Consultant who builds and empowers high-performance teams and creates strong collaborative cultures in global organizations.…

  • Alexander Krichevsky

    Alexander Krichevsky

    Alex has over 25 years of consulting experience, a proven track record of successful Enterprise Transformations through the use of…

  • Saif Islam

    Saif Islam

    Saif has more than 20 years of experience in consulting, with over 15 years in consulting/practice leadership roles in modern…

  • Brian Hennessey

    Brian Hennessey

    Brian has more than 32 years of experience in Management Consulting, focused on Agile, Automation, Cloud and Intelligent/AI enabled delivery.…

  • Christine Pichler

    Christine Pichler

    Christine Pichler has 15+ years of experience working with the Delivery Tier of organizations from small to enterprise. As an…

  • Warren Mason

    Warren Mason

    Warren is a highly experienced strategy, transformation and technology management executive in both strategic consulting and industry leadership contexts, including…

  • Tanya Coller

    Tanya Coller

    Tanya is a collaborative visionary who thrives on the opportunity to question the status quo, explore the alternatives and design…

  • Ron Quartel

    Ron Quartel

    Ron’s experience covers the software development spectrum of software developer, development manager, technical product manager, technical coach, Agile coach and…

  • Jamie Bernard

    Jamie Bernard

    Jamie has over 18 years of experience in Product Management, Program/Project Management, Business Analysis, and Architecture in both Consulting and…

  • Jason Baker

    Jason Baker

    Jason Baker is a Managing Consultant who has led Change Management projects for clients in the Retail, Healthcare and Hospitality…

  • Lance Kind

    Lance Kind

    Lance has 20 years of experience in teaching Agile practices.  He is a senior software developer, so his consulting experience…

  • Tameka Williams

    Tameka Williams

    Tameka is an innovative and results-oriented Product Practitioner with over 8 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, integrations, digital…

  • Vishal Mirchandani

    Vishal Mirchandani

    Vishal is a Transformative, Outcome-Driven Leader who relentlessly solves enterprise-wide challenges with collaborative solutions informed by objective metrics. He has…

  • James Maxwell

    James Maxwell

    James Maxwell was as most recently with Duke Energy and is a creative Product Manager with deep experience establishing strategic…

  • Tony Ioele

    Tony Ioele

    Tony has over 30 years of experience across the Information Technology disciplines with demonstrated ability to transform business opportunities resulting…

  • Melissa McCoy

    Melissa McCoy

    Melissa was previously with Accenture for approximately 14 years and is a proven leader with extensive experience spanning multiple industries…

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