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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.  

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Elizabeth Bollich

Sr. SAFe Scrum Master & Agile Coach

Phone:

+1-337-326-2982

Email:

bethbollich@gmail.com 

Address:

Bridgeway Drive

Lafayette, Louisiana

EXPERIENCE
 
2018-Present

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.

2013-2017

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.

2012-2013

Quality Assurance & Training Specialist

SCHUMACHER GROUP

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.

2005-2011

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.

EDUCATION
 
2018

SAFe Scrum Certifications

SCALED AGILE

Certified SAFe Scrum Master & Advanced Scrum Master Courses

2014

EntreLeadership

DAVE RAMSEY ACADEMY

Entrepreneurial Leadership Master Series Course

2013

Scrum Certifications

SCRUM ALLIANCE

Certified Scrum Master & Certified Product Owner Courses

2004

Bachelor's Degree

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE

English Literature / Microbiology

MILITARY SERVICE
 
SKILLS
 
Service Record

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

EXPERTISE
 
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.