Bloomin Brands, Agile Coach
January 2016 - Present, Tampa, FL, United States
I am an Agile Coach for Bloomin Brands. I was brought on to stand up the pilot team and use learnings to help stand up other teams. In this role, I deliver training on Agile principles and Scrum practices, I coach teams on process improvements and opportunities for greater collaboration and communication.
I also identify and help drive the resolution of organizational impediments. In addition to working with executives to manage strategic initiatives to better support an agile implementation, I am also the Scrum Master for the Agile Action team. The Agile Action team is driving improvements for the company to support the transformation.
Catalina Marketing, Scrum Master Manager and Coach
March 2014 - November 2015, St Petersburg, FL, United States
I began as a Scrum Master for a couple of teams at Catalina Marketing. After successfully standing up two teams, we began an agile adoption effort with other teams. As the manager of the Scrum Masters, I served as a mentor to the Scrum Masters. I also trained and coached teams and drove improvement efforts for the teams.
I worked with executives on the overall adoption efforts including putting together an Agility Roadmap that was worked on by the agile adoption team.
Healthesystems, Scrum Master (Contract)
May 2013 - March 2014, Tampa, FL, US
Hired to train and facilitate Scrum for a team of SharePoint Developers. Later asked to observe and coach additional teams and help implement Scrum with those teams.
FIS, Scrum Master
May 2011 - April 2013, St Petersburg, FL, US
At FIS, I was the Scrum Master for a bill payment Product. The team included onshore and offshore members. We did Scrum for the two years that I was there. The Product Owner was the business executive for the product.
Healthesystems, Project Manager Supervisor
June 2009 - May 2011, Tampa, FL, US
Lead a Scrum team during my time as a Sr PM/PM Supervisor. We used the Scrum framework for a Clinical Services project whereby we delivered a new system for identifying opiods over-usage and alerting medical professionals of this over-usage.