Barry is an Agile Coach who specializes in building the high-performing teams that provide the foundation for high-performing organizations. He has pursued this passion for more than a decade, working with teams and leaders in technology, finance, and healthcare organizations to unlock the potential for healthy, happy teams that produce astonishing results. Building on a background in software engineering, a graduate degree in organizational communication, and advanced training that ranges from agile leadership to professional coaching, Barry excels at teaching teams and their leaders to leverage agile to overcome challenges, align with their organization, and accelerate.
Barry’s Agile, Scrum, and Kanban certifications include: ICP-ACC, ICP-ATF, PSM-II, PSPO-I, KMP, CAL-I, and LSSGB. He is also a Certified Everything DiSC® Trainer and Facilitator, and an Accredited Facilitator for The Five Behaviors® of a Cohesive Team.
Barry is based in Madison, Wisconsin, where he enjoys sailing, hiking, (ice) fishing, and most anything that can be done outside. He also loves his role as honorary uncle—and sometimes extra parent—to the children of several of his friends. He dreams of owning a secluded cabin on a wooded lake—that is not far from a lively coffee shop with good cinnamon rolls.