SPC - RTE - SASM - CSM - CSPO
Current Location: West Michigan
BS Psychology, Religion
Scaled Agile Framework:
SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)
International Scrum Assembly™
Certified International Scrum Master (ISM)
Certified International Scrum Product Owner (ISPO)
Apple Inc training:
Software, Hardware, ios, and leadership.
Advanced Google Analytics certified through Google.
SAFe Program Consultant - Advanced Scrum Master @ Meijer Corporate
As an SPC I help drive the SAFe transformation at Meijer
Teach all the SAFe certifications course as well as interactive onboarding agile courses.
Facilitate the Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE)
Work with Solution and Product Management to build and organize their backlog.
Coached Solution train and Agile release trains toward self-organization and continuous improvement.
Helped to start and facilitate a Release Train Engineer and Solution Train Engineer Community of Practice.
Servant leader to the development team and product owner, removing impediments.
Build a trusting and safe environment for the team
Responsible for guiding Multiple Trains with the SAFe Excellence software development team using Agile and Scrum principles.
Facilitate Scrum ceremonies
Work with product owner to ensure a healthy product backlog, using different facilitation techniques
Coach team on self-organization and continuous improvement
Involved in Scrum Master Community of Practice with a focus on building a strong community for Scrum Master growth
2010 - present
Technology Support & Consultant @ Grand Valley State University Department of Art and Design December 2016 - 2020
Leadership, Taught Agile Scrum framework
Using agile principles I coached four student teams. Lead Faculty, staff and students in training. Did training for Staff and Faculty but also worked with student in classes to use Agile practices.
work directly with faculty, staff, IT and students to help realize the technology vision, dreams, and needs of the GVSU Visual and Media Arts department.
Level 2 Technology Specialist
Hudsonville Public School District 2012 - 2016
2010 - present
Hired, trained and coached all tech specialist for the district. Scrum Master and Product Owner.
Agile Product Management
Helped mover the technology department to begin using Agile and Scrum framework.
Our team implemented wireless and interactive media in the classroom with computers, iPads and projection.
We designed and implemented a video security response system across district for an active security response team that engaged lockdown procedures and directly connected with the local law enforcement.
Computers repair and deployment
Software Trainer, Technician, and Specialist
Apple 2010 - 2012
*Teaching & Training
- Taught Customers and employees how to use everything apple.
- Apple Devices repair - Trained by apple to service and repair apple iOS devices and Apple computers.
- Building relationships with people to help find the best solutions for their technology needs.
Art, music, and, technology Director
The Branch Church 2010 - 2021
Greenville Community Church 2008 - 2010
First Wes of Battle Creek 2006 - 2008
I coached the leaders for the creative design teams, music teams and Technology teams for these churches.
Urbn Studios Business Partner 2009 - 2015
- Mount Pleasant Public Schools 1997 - 2001
Music teacher and Special Education Teacher
- Shepherd Public Schools 2003 - 2004
Fifth Grade Teacher
- Montague UMC 2004 - 2006
Worked with and trained volunteer staff to run the College, High School, and Junior High student ministries.