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Cherie Monteferrante

  

Sr. Technical Project Manager, M.S., CSM, Pearson

Location: Denver, CO/United States


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Credentials


Groups I belong to

Agile Denver

Biography

My strengths include process improvement and creative problem solving. I enjoy Scrum Master within Agile as it fosters collaboration, respect and efficiency which equates to a faster quality product to market as well as an accountable team. 

Here are comments from my review: 
- "Cherie is exceptional and provides the structure and guidance to maintain positive momentum. She raises issues appropriately and does not let them go unaddressed. She values the inputs of all team members and creates positive, productive meetings for planning and discovery. Additionally, Cherie has shown a remarkable drive and commitment during a very complex and stressful ...effort."
- "In the 5 years that I have worked at ..., Cherie is THE best Project Manager that I have worked with. Excellent organization and initiative. Excellent interaction and involvement, letting individuals have ownership and responsibility and then stepping in when progress slows due to difficulties, excellent "presence". I believe Cherie has SIGNIFICANTLY contributed to the progress of the ... project. Managing multiple teams, priorities and efforts beyond her position. I believe most other project managers would have failed or hindered (or at least significantly annoyed team members... in a bad way)."

Work experience

Pearson, Technical Project Manager, CSM
August 2012 - Present, Centennial, CO, United States

Working for ProKarma as a contractor to Pearson.  In current roll since 08/12/13:

Technical Project Manager for software development.  Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings

Track and communicate team velocity, sprint/release progress, companywide issue tracking and companywide testing

Multiple project management using Jira Greenhopper and Rally

Multiple Team Management with long term companywide complicated project

Project management of co-located teams including offshore resources

ProKarma, Project Manager/Scrum Master
May 2011 - August 2012, Denver, CO, United States

Agile Project Manager for software development.  Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings and other Scrum related meetings.

Product Owner role approximately 50% of projects

Track and communicate weekly status, budget and demos

Multiple project management using Jira

Customer relations of both local and long distance

Multiple Team Management of short term projects

Project management of both local and offshore resources

 

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