I have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky. Since graduation I have worked for Lexmark International as a software engineer for 10 years. In this company I advanced rapidly from a software developer to a team lead. I then helped lead the organization into Agile development practices; becoming a Scrum Master and advancing to an Agile Coach.
Lead team in transition from Scrum to Kanban. Lead team of employees to redefine Agile team roles. Maintained an Agile Coach podcast explaining Agile concepts to our area. Mentored new Scrum Masters on how to work with their teams.
Helped four different teams transition into Scrum development methodology. Lead Scrum introductory training for firmware and software teams. Lead community of Scrum Masters in continual self improvement sessions. Lead Scrum of Scrums for multiple teams contributing to the same project. Helped maintain schedules for team delivery. Assisted in backlog grooming. Facilitated planning sessions and demos. Maintained team calendars
Created and maintained schedules for feature development. Wrote specifications for new features. Prioritized backlog of defects for development team to consider. Reported on team progress at weekly status meetings. Facilitated team meetings as necessary to work out design details.
Wrote and maintained C++ code for printer with 4-line operator panel. Debugged issues found by test teams and customers. Facilitated translations labs to verify message translations with people from various countries.
Coursework in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Physics
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