Our Team

We are a small not-for-profit with a big mission: to empower our members as they inspire and guide individuals and organizations with agile practices, principles, and values.

Our cross-disciplinary Scrum teams are structured for service around our products: certification, coaching, community, and resources. Learn more about who we are and what makes our world of work joyful, prosperous, and sustainable.

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Mallory Albertson

Support Specialist

Mallory is a problem solver and a snappy dresser. Her stint at a local comedy club is likely the reason she handles our community’s questions with professionalism and humor.

Paul Ballew

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Paul crafts software with mad programming skills. While his code is compiling, we get to hear his other mad skills as he jams on his electric guitar.

Rob Biedenharn

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Rob is our own personal Google, with historical company knowledge and technical expertise. He also creates amazing wood creations, including the arbor for his daughter’s wedding.

Ian Carr

Marketing specialist

 Ian holds a degree in graphic design and enjoys finding ways to tell stories in new ways. He went bald by the age of 23 and has not had to buy a bottle of shampoo since. 

Teddy Carroll

scrummaster

Teddy has a ton of ScrumMastery tricks up his sleeve, but his superpower is knowing how to connect and help people find their own aha moments.

Maria Scheifler Cuevas

Marketing STRATEGIST

Maria is always down to talk about our campaigns and localization efforts for our global community. She is also always down to meet new people and have a good time.

Leticia Duarte

community coordinator

Having someone like Leticia focused on event logistics is only logical. Her superpower is collaboration and brainstorming ways to make experiences exceed expectations.

Brandy Emesal

Content Marketer

Brandy is passionate about providing the community with content that informs and inspires, and adventures (including but not limited to: canoeing, hiking, and toddlers).

Eric Filonowich

Software Engineer

While waiting for code to compile or solving a software problem, you'll find Eric doodling cartoon characters. The rest of the time, he's playing or coaching soccer.

Rob Hill

community support

Talk to Rob about water chesnuts and why they should not be a food.  You should also chat with him about our community's pain points and how we can improve their lives.

Amber Johnston

Accountant

Amber makes sure everyone is happy and everyone is paid. She brings laughter and joy to the office with her sense of humor and sometimes in the form of her new baby.

Harmony Jones

digital marketer

Harmony runs data-driven marketing experiments to gain insights into what type of content resonates with users. When that’s not happening, she’s playing piano and herding cats.

Brandon Kelley

Graphic designer

We call him “Brandin’ Brandon” because he is a lover of all things brand and UX/UI. He also loves LOTR. He’s rumored to be pretty good at Muay Thai kickboxing too.

Sean Kerstiens

Software engineer

Sean is a team player that enjoys problem-solving and bringing our ideas to life. When he's not coding or analyzing statistics, you can find him watching team sports with his family.

Karina Khamova

community support

Reading a good book, exploring a cute mountain town, being curious, enjoying a nice hike, and helping humans are just a few of the things that bring Karina happiness.

Mike Knight

product owner

Mike is passionate about creating a successful and wholesome Coaches team, almost as much as he’s passionate about anime and skateboarding.

Nadia Kouri

MARKETING STrategist

Talk to Nadia about SEO/SEM, social media, email marketing, the IKON pass vs the EPIC pass, baking and cooking tips, and her adorable new puppy, Pansy.

Kseniya Kreyman

EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Kseniya (pronounced sen-ya) loves to travel and lights up the world with her smile. She also lights the journey for those working to become coaches.

John Kropka

Software engineer

If there’s a computer bug that needs squashing or new feature to be created, call on John K. He’s our super Rails application guru and resident lover of horses.

Shannon Larsen

education coordinator

Our resident Soccer Mom, Shannon, loves watching her kid play soccer and learning new things. She also loves helping and inspiring others learn new things.

Laura Lee

Accountant

Laura enjoys obstacle course races and her dog. She also enjoys rocking spreadsheets and tracking numbers down. She really holds us accountable.

Molly Lord

marketing specialist

From drafting strategy to managing social media to graphic design, Molly is a "Jill" of all trades in marketing. She nerds out over film & tv trivia and coffee shops with oat milk.

Pablo Lozano

Graphic Designer

Pablo brings the vision to life with his digital and print design. He lives to collaborate and brainstorm, collect vinyl records, and spend time with his family. 

Molly Lutz

Scrummaster

You can’t help but smile when Molly’s in the room. She’s the go-to gal for helping others. Other things she does well include camping, meditating and dancing.

Erika Massie

GLOBAL LEARNING

Erika focuses on collaborating and building quality education and program design. She also finds joy in traveling, gardening, and being like Marie Kondo at home and at work.

Dave Maurer

Software engineer

Dave is usually the first one to arrive in the morning after a full stack workout. He then geeks out on full stack development. And speaking of geeking out, two words: Star Wars.

Carol Miller

COPY WRITER

When she's not partaking in a witty pun exchange, Carol writes witty marketing messages that inspire our community members to become coaches.

Erin Myrent

contract specialist

Talk to Erin about books, music, local elections, saving the environment, and contracts. Her meticulous attention to detail ensures all the i's are dotted and the t's are crossed. 

Renee Mzyk

chief operating officer

Renee makes sense of of all our organizational priorities and makes sure all the teams are aligned to provide the utmost value to our members.

Roxi Ozolins

brand strategist

Roxi geeks out over all things global brand strategy. She also gets excited about her pup (Atlas), being outdoors, hiking, biking, travel, bourbon, and love languages.

Solly Poprish

education coordinator

When Solly’s not developing educational content and programs, she’s nurturing her creative side with music, yoga, museums, and being outdoors.

Lisa Reeder

product owner

Lisa’s DNA is engrained here as she’s strategically and collaboratively built programs and certifications from the ground up.  What keeps her going is her family, fur babies, and wine.

Sarah Roddis

scrumMaster

In between String Cheese Incident shows, Sarah makes life as smooth as possible for everyone from scheduling meetings to planning the perfect retro.

Sandra Ruiz

community COORDINATOR

Sandra is our go-to person for inspiring leaders through community connection and events. She also has a smile that will melt away the worst of days.

Angie Stecovich

director of finance

Angie works with teams to innovate and bring agility to the accounting realm- and she does it with a smile. Her other passions include her kids and collecting plants. 

Howard Sublett

product owner / CEO

Twitter: @HowardSublett
Howard works to ensure we achieve our strategic mission. He finds joy in connecting with community members, boating, and spending time with his bride of 30 years. 
 

Stacy Summers

Human resources

Stacy works with team members to help them with any and all HR related items. She likes country music, going to concerts, and relaxing with her husband and kids.

Rebecca Traeger

product owner

Rebecca finds joy in her family, sunsets, musical theatre productions, and dreaming with friends and colleagues about what might be possible.

Cody Wanberg

scrummaster

Cody never stops striving to make everyone's life better- whether it be by facilitating a conversation or by providing the world's best laugh. He also knows how to tie a bow tie.

Mike Zopes

IT Support

If there is any computer or other technical trouble around, Mike is the guy to call. He enjoys gardening and drag racing. He also makes some mean BBQ.

 

Our Board of Directors

 

Michael Meissner

chair

With an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for leveraging technologies, Michael enjoys new and innovative solutions to solve our healthcare challenges (and 3D technology).

Eric Engelmann

vice chair

Eric guides the Board with his passion for Scrum which started in 2008. He works to spread Agile across organizations throughout the World and mentors startup founders.

Marjan Pouran

TREASURER

Marjan oversees audit, governance and finance committee keeping our organization compliance and mission in heart. She likes traveling, tech trends, and fashion.

Ken Berryman

secretary

Ken's expertise in global business development and his knowledge of strategy, roadmapping and operational effectiveness are key to forging the organization’s path.

Zuzana (Zuzi) Sochova

BOard member

With more than 15 years of agile experience, Zuzi believes the worlds of work and life can be happier and more successful by creating and sustaining agile leadership.

Andy Deitsch

Board Member

Andy has a software engineering background and is passionate about getting Agile into large enterprises. Find him diving somewhere with an underwater camera in hand.

Evelyn Tian

board member

Evelyn brings her deep insights in coaching organization transformation, agile leadership, product excellence and teams to unleash their potential.