Chris is an Agile coach, trainer, consultant, and Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). Chris has over fourteen years as a project manager and is a Project Management Professional (PMP). Chris has coached or supported over fifty different Agile teams and led the implementation of Agile for large organizations with extensive organizational change management experience. Having served in management for an Agile organization, Chris understands the support system and infrastructure that needs to exist in order for Agile to thrive within a company.
Chris is a Six Sigma Green Belt and applies Lean principles to software development, business process and product development. In addition to his experience as a manager, coach and trainer, Chris has strong leadership skills honed over 15+ years as an officer in the Army National Guard; he has applied these skills to build high-performing teams. Chris received his master’s degree in Business Administration from Lynchburg College and his bachelor’s degree from the Virginia Military Institute.