Broad applied Agile and Waterfall Program Management experience, as part of over 20 years managing and guiding customer-driven hardware, software and systems technology development in multiple industries—from product ideation through QA, production release and manufacture. Leading multi-million dollar, multi-partner development and nationwide systems integration efforts and deployments, delivering under tight time and budget constraints. Bringing exceptional leadership, along with proven analysis and problem-solving skills, to high-profile customer-facing efforts, especially where a thought leader in driving corporate portfolio/program/project management governance is required.
Chevron North America Exploration and Production, Senior Scrum Master
June 2011 - Present, Bakersfield, California, United States
June 2011 - Present [Over 45 weeks (>1,800 hours): Senior Scrum Master for Chevron, the Fortune 5 energy company, facilitating multiple, large-scale enterprise software development projects for the Energy industry. This opportunity includes substantial Scrum practices coaching and mentoring of all roles, including organizational change management responsibilities, as Chevron expands its utilization of Scrum-based development.
consilium1, Scrum Master
March 2011 - June 2011, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
March-June 2011 [15 weeks (600 hours)]: Consulting Scrum Master, leading and coaching Scrum Team for Fortune 500 Insurance Company, Assurant in its effort to enhance and expand its Property and Casualty Business Intelligence engine. As this was Assurant's first Scrum-based development project, this opportunity included substantial Scrum coaching and mentoring for all roles, as well as organizational change management.
Macy's Systems and Technology, Enterprise Program Manager
August 2006 - February 2011, Johns Creek, Georgia, United States
August 2006 - February 2011: Managed Enterprise-wide IT Portfolio, Programs and Projects for major retailer, including facilitation of Scrum-based software development efforts, as Scrum Master. During this timeframe, these enterprise projects included Human Resources and Retail Systems and Scrum coaching and mentoring efforts across the organization, in excess of 2,000 hours.