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Scrum Alliance Announces Pete Behrens as New Board Member

Press Release

For Immediate Release:

12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Media Contact:

Heather Leigh
Public Relations & Communications Director
720-443-7314 hleigh@scrumalliance.org

Denver, CO — SCRUM ALLIANCE®, the largest, most established and influential professional membership organization and certifying body in the Agile community, recently announced Pete Behrens as its newest member on the Board of Directors.

Pete Behrens is the president of Trail Ridge Consulting, an industry leader in guiding organizational and leadership agility through Scrum. As an Agile leadership trainer and coach, Pete has led whole-organization agility transformations for dozens of companies, including Salesforce.com, McKinsey & Company, and GE Healthcare. These early Agile transformations pioneered many of the scaled Scrum patterns that are now popular in the industry.

“We are pleased and excited to have Pete join the Scrum Alliance Board of Directors. As an active leader in Scrum Alliance for almost ten years, a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST), and Certified Scrum Coach® (CSC), he led the formation of the CSC Program in 2007 and continues to oversee the growing coaching community through leadership of the application review process. Pete also guides the coaching retreats, which focus on connecting and growing that community,” said Scrum Alliance CEO Manny Gonzalez. “The experience and knowledge Pete brings to the group will be a wonderful complement to our board as we deliver on our mission.”

Pete Behrens said, “It is an honor for me to join the most influential Agile organization in the world as a board member. Many exciting changes lie ahead for Scrum Alliance, including reaching a more influential leadership community and deepening the organization’s impact on the Agile mindset of those leaders. These are some of the changes I look forward to impacting in the future as a board member.”

About Scrum Alliance
Founded in 2001, SCRUM ALLIANCE® is the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community. SCRUM ALLIANCE® is a nonprofit association with more than 400,000 members worldwide. Its vision is to "Transform the World of Work” with a mission to guide and inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, principles, and values that create workplaces that are joyful, prosperous, and sustainable. For more information, please visit www.scrumalliance.org.

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