David Lenertz


Senior Project Manager V - CSM, CSPO, McKesson - Specialty Health

Location: The Woodlands, Texas


Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster


David Lenertz, CSM, PMP



Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

PMI Certified PMP (Boston University) – Waterfall



+11 years of experience leading cross-functional and multiple IT projects simultaneously from planning to closing, and ensuring delivery of the project within budget, on time, and with high customer satisfaction.

Extensive experience in defining the scope, goals and deliverables, and time management scheduling, that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

A proven track record in planning, scheduling, budgeting, executing, monitoring and managing projects among cross-functional, high-matrix organizations.

Effective management of multiple priorities, and performing under pressure, in a fast-paced rapidly changing environment.

Demonstrable skills in project organization and management, problem resolution, and data documentation.

Skilled in understanding and developing innovative solutions to complex business problems.

Excellent interpersonal skills, hard work and dedication have built up my reputation for being positive in decision making, straightforward, and honest in communicating while being flexible in problem solving.

As a proven Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with excellent communication skills and experience in Scrum, I typically do the following on my projects:

On a typical project I do the following:
* Conduct project planning using Rally, VersionOne, Jira, and other tools;
* Conduct the team selection process, budget negotiations, timeline planning, and adjustment of product backlog;
* Budget management;
* Resource management;
* Issues management;
* Weekly status reports;

* Release Planning;

* Sprint Planning;

* Daily Scrums;

* Product Demos;

* Sprint Reviews;

* Sprint Retrospectives;

* Product Backlog Grooming;

* Agile/Scrum Advocacy;

* Agile/Scrum Coaching;

* Deal with production issues and impediments daily;
* Monthly steering communication/presentations;
* Manage the development team;
* Manage/groom the product backlog;
* Work with other PM's and CSM’s (onshore/offshore development teams, in-house BO and BI teams, etc.);
* Release code into production;
* Interact with Sr. Management and Managing Directors;
* Manage both onsite and remotely;
* Work on initiatives;
* Track velocity;
* Prepare on daily, weekly, sprint, monthly, and project based comparative burn-down charts, complete with detailed analysis reports on the same, for the Product Owner and Stakeholders;
* Keep track of the weekly spend and report on any variations in the same;
* Prioritize the backlog;
* Manage and track issues;
* Anticipate issues and guide the project through the adjustment of the product backlog until the product is delivered as contracted; and
* Conduct after delivery product satisfaction testing and initiate support systems.

I also have extensive onshore/offshore development, big data, as well as outsourcing experience.

Utilizing significant interaction with product owners and regular contact with senior management I work with stakeholders and product owners to define business needs, develop user stories, and establish priorities. I then bring strong servant leadership to charge and deliver complex business solutions, while pushing/pulling my team to exemplary completion of the project goals and the business to exciting growth.


Work experience

McKesson Specialty Health, CSM - Senior Project Manager V
September 2013 - Present, The Woodlands, Texas, United States

CSM - Project Manager V

Currently managing three desparate migh-matrix teams, and coordinating/consulting on three others within the company.

IN-TEK-RITY, CSM - Senior Project Manager V
October 2011 - November 2013, Rockwall, texas, United States

CSM - Senior Project Manager V

I was the Agile/Scrum project manager for all Agile project management clients. Responsibilities varied from client to client, but strict adherence to the Agile/Scrum policies and procedures was always enforced.

BrainTrust-IT, ScrumMaster - Senior Project Manager V
March 2010 - October 2011, Rockwall, Texas, United States

SM - Senior Project Manager V

BrainTrust-IT consisted of top name consultants in the Internet Technology arena that worked as a team developing and managing projects for web-based applications, software systems, and websites for clients large and small. It was acquired by IN-TEK-RITY.com in 2011.

As an acting Scrum Master, I supported various teams to ensure that they were fully functional and productive by:

1.      Being the process coach for the Product Owner and development team, ensuring the Scrum team and the organization followed Agile and Scrum values and best practices;

2.      Helped to remove impediments, both immediate and future based, so the development teams could stay focused and productive;

3.      Shielded the development teams from external interferences;

4.      Assisted the teams with self-organization;

5.      Fostered close cooperation between different team members and departments; and

6.      Ensureed that everyone on the project teams had all the information they needed to do their jobs, use their tools, and track progress.

As a Scrum Master and an expert in Agile processes I also coached others and worked collaboratively with the stakeholders on each project team that interfaced with the core Scrum teams.


Fionda LLC, Scrum Master - Senior Project Manager V
November 2010 - September 2011, Solvang, California, United States

Fionda was twice an Inc. 500 company.

Scrum Master - Senior Project Manager V

The RSVP Group LLC,
October 2005 - March 2010, Rockwall, Texas, United States

Scrum Master - Senior Project Manager V