Pinsight Media, Scrum Master
November 2016 - Present, Kansas City, MO, US
We are a mobile advertising, mobile/big-data business. I am a Scrum Master, serving two scrum teams and one kanban team. I am also a coach, helping further the understanding and adoption of Scrum across the organization.
DataFile Technologies, Project Manager
March 2015 - October 2017, , US
Building scalable, agile work management framework and processes which encourage organizational alignment while leveraging a steering committee model for prioritization. Leveraging principles from RUP, waterfall and agile methodologies.
Paycor , Project Manager
May 2015 - March 2016, Lenexa, KS, US
Lead the conversion of clients onto the Paycor system by working effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders; serve as the ultimate owner of project milestones and delivering client satisfaction to positively influence lasting client retention; Establish strong working relationships with each client based upon clear expectation-setting and mutual trust building; ensure clients’ requirements and business objectives are defined clearly and well understood by the entire project team; maintain in-depth understanding of all projects including tasks, issues, owners, and risks; distribute progress reports as needed and communicate regularly with all relevant stakeholders; raise concerns quickly to stakeholders and escalate when necessary; partner with Sales during both the Prospecting and Implementation processes; serve as a thought leader for continuous improvement of the Implementation process; identify broad level enhancements which continue to foster the delivery of an amazing client experience and drive client satisfaction and retention; provide recommendations for advancing project management processes and/or methodologies.
Rebel Consulting Services, Owner/Consultant
October 2012 - May 2015, Kansas City, Missouri, US
Scrum Master, Project and Portfolio Management. Have worked on projects ranging from large-scale decommission efforts for a large mutual fund company to wide-scale EMV rollout project for 5,000 owned and franchised restaurants.
DST Systems, Development Manager
March 2008 - August 2012, Kansas City, Missouri, US
Responsible for implementing Scrum in the DST Brokerage Solutions/Subaccounting vertical. Coaching and training en route to establishing cross-functional teams in the US(2) and Bangkok(2), with two co-dependent teams in India(2). Mainframe, Java, Flex environment.
H&R Block, Development Manager
August 2006 - February 2008, Kansas City, Missouri, US
Implemented Scrum in Architecture & Engineering/Tools team and across the Digital Tax organization. Microsoft .NET stack (XAML, Visual Studio extensibility, WCF, TFS, etc.). Built co-located environment with Tech Leads/Architects in US, developers in Russia, QA in India.