Agile and PM coach with over 34 years of technical and consulting experience in DOD, Federal, and commercial software engineering lifecycle and acquisition practices, processes, and policies.
Currently serving as an Agile Coach and Facilitator for independent test teams supporting USCIS agile delivery teams.
Trained and led testers, delivery teams, product owners, and project managers in the agile mind-set and the evolution of their own agile practices, including Scrum and Kanban.
Team Facilitation and coaching. Formal and OJT course development and delivery.
Experience in public speaking and presentation to audiences up to 200.
Software needs analysis and customization of tools to fit organizational development approach.
Tools: LeanKit, SharePoint 2007/2010, VersionOne, Rally, Rational Software Architect, Rational RequisitePro, Telelogic System Architect, DOORS, Serena Dimensions RM and CM, MS Office Suite, HTML
Operating Systems: MS Windows 3.11/95/98/XP/7, MS NT Workstation 4.0/2000, Unix, Multix,
Hardware: PC systems, Xerox STAR, Wang Professional, DEC System 20, Honeywell Multics, IBM Spectra 76, VAX/VMS
Languages: Ada 83/95, Java, C, C++, COBOL, FORTRAN, PL/I, Visual Basic, DOORS DXL, FORTRAN, IBM 360 Assembler
Psychology Computer Science, History, Philosophy, French
SAFe Agilist (SA), 2014
ICAgile Team Facilitator (ICP-TF), 2013
ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP), 2011
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), 2011
Certified Scrum Master (CSM), 2007
Project Management Professional (PMP) Project Management Institute, 2006
Competent Toast Master (CTM), Toastmasters International, 1989
USAF Master Instructor, Keesler AFB, 1985
International Consortium for Agile, 2011 - Present
National Rifle Association, 2008 - Present
Scrum Alliance, 2007 - Present
Project Management Institute, 2006 - Present
Toastmasters International, 1983 - 1992, 2013 - Present
Boy Scouts of America, 1981 - Present
acquisitions, Ada, ADP, Agile, Air Force, Analyst, approach, Architect, Assembler, Agency, automate, Budgeting, budget, C, C++, Capability Maturity Model, CMM, client server, Coach, Coaching, COBOL, Hardware, conferences, configuration management, consolidations, consultant, CORBA, cost analysis, database, DEC, decision-making, delivery, Dimensions, documentation, DOORS, e-commerce, focus, FORTRAN, full life cycle, government, HTML, IBM, IBM 360, Information Systems, Instructor, MS Internet Explorer, ISO, Java, Languages, Director, mainframe, managing, meetings, mentor, mentoring, MS Office Suite, Office, 2000, MS Windows 3.11, 95/98, MS NT, migration, Naval, negotiations, enterprise, Network, Object Oriented Analysis, Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Object Oriented, object-oriented, OO, Operating Systems, Oracle, developer, PC systems, personnel, PL, presentations, Process Improvement, processes, process management, profit, Programming, project lead, Project Management, proposals, proposal, public speaker, PVCS, Quality, radio, Rational Rose, real-time, reengineering, reporting, research, sales, scripts, script, software development, Software Engineering, software development and testing, specification, stories, strategy, Symposium, systems analysis and design, System Design, System Design (Architecture, System Architect, Systems Development, Systems Engineering, telecommunications, telephone, test equipment, trainer, UML, Unix, upgrades, VAX/VMS, Visio Professional, Visual Basic, Wang, Author, composition
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