Lyssa Adkins comes to Agile with over 15 years' project leadership expertise and a solid track record of project delivery using traditional and Agile methods. She has gained this experience by leading teams in a wide variety of industries through large and small consulting firms, commercial software companies and the Fortune 500.
Lyssa’s Agile experience, along with her professional coaching and training abilities, gives her the perspective needed to guide teams and Agile leaders to harness Agile as the competitive advantage weapon it was meant to be. She knows the transformation path is rocky. As a large-scale program manager and director of Project Management Offices turned Agile Coach and Trainer, she has lived it herself. This makes her uniquely able to help others translate their existing world to the Agile world.
For the last four years, she has been coaching teams in the financial services industry and coaching coaches who represent the gamut of Agile implementations, from small consulting firms to the giants of industry.
Lyssa holds triple certifications: Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB). Lyssa has a B.S. in Management Information Systems from George Mason University.