Hello! I'm Beth
A resourceful and dedicated leader, I have the drive, integrity, and ingenuity to jumpstart projects, build strong working relationships, and inspire teammates to achieve mission success. My discipline and stringent attention to detail are balanced by an approachable management style, sense of humor, and the commitment to treating others the way I would like to be treated.
Sr. SAFe Scrum Master & Agile Coach
Sr SAFe Scrum Master
CGI Technologies & Solutions
Introduced and coached SAFe Agile concepts and Scrum techniques to waterfall development teams, and served as Scrum Master across several multi-year, ART-level projects. Facilitated all team ceremonies, and mid-project, successfully trained and transitioned seven ART teams (and all accompanying user and project documentation) from Rally software to Jira.
IT Project Manager
DIXIE IRON WORKS
Designed, developed, managed, and implemented nine unique iOS mobile applications and 20 unique software applications created for Dixie Iron Works, and compatible across multiple web services, browsers, and platforms.
Quality Assurance & Training Specialist
Analyzed, designed, proposed, and instituted fundamental changes to the Titanium Ore database, in order to automate numerous operational processes to improve revenue cycle services, quality assurance, and risk management accuracies.
Intelligence Team Leader & Platoon Sergeant
UNITED STATES ARMY
On location in Iraq, resurrected an abandoned intelligence operation, re-establishing an informant network. Quadrupled size of original operation’s informant base. Accounted for $350K+ worth of vehicles and equipment with zero losses while operating in split bases in a combat environment. Received information and physical evidence directly from human sources on a daily basis.
SAFe Scrum Certifications
Certified SAFe Scrum Master & Advanced Scrum Master Courses
DAVE RAMSEY ACADEMY
Entrepreneurial Leadership Master Series Course
Certified Scrum Master & Certified Product Owner Courses
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE
English Literature / Microbiology
JIRA Administration - Advanced
Confluence Administration - Advanced
Rally Administration - Advanced
AccountMate ERP - Advanced
Arabic - Proficient
Leadership & Collaboration
Teamwork & Planning
Troubleshooting & Adaptability
Data Analytics & Metrics
Forecasting & Reporting
AS Sr SAFe SCRUM MASTER:
Trained and successfully transitioned multiple teams from waterfall development processes to Agile methods, evaluated scrum teams for Sr leadership, identifying areas of opportunity, redundancies for elimination, and potential single point of failure project risks,
AS PROJECT MANAGER:
Documented all project information, including: developers’ skills and availabilities, planning and production checklists, development backlogs and roadmaps, beta testers’ feedback and wish lists, and all retrospective and meeting minutes.
AS QUALITY ASSURANCE:
Performed scenario testing on all newly developed and updated software, identified deficiencies and/or bugs, posted detailed recreation steps for each issue, and further discussed and explained issue relevance in-depth with the software development team.