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Agile Scrum Master or Project Manager

Atlanta, GA
January 11, 2020

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Becky Fashakin, MBA, BSc., PMP, SSM

+1-678-***-**** Roswell, GA



Strategic Agile Transformation Consultant, with over 17 years expertise in Project & Program Management experience in managing software development projects, product development & accelerated adoption, to deliver business value, improve processes and maximize team potential as well as product quality and efficiency.

Notable Accomplishments:

Recognized Agile Champion with Covitivi in driving the transformation agenda within the organization and adopting an Agile Mindset.

Guided multiple work-streams simultaneously through transition from Waterfall to Agile development approach within 6 months.

Coached and mentored lean agile principles as a scrum master that resulted in a 20% increase in team's throughput in less than 8 weeks (4 Iterations).

Implemented organization standards successfully to establish the lean principles and procedures tailored to Agile and DevOps models that saved time and increases production stability.

Assisted with lowering project execution time by 25% for MedAsset’s PMO by streamlining procedures, implementing KPIs, and improving communication among various stakeholders.

Recognized for providing strategic leadership on high-profile projects and programs ($500K-$15M) in planning, designing, executing, automating, and reporting for personal investments, workplace investments, and managed accounts products while at Kimberley Clark.


Master of Business Administration (MBA), Project Management, Keller Graduate School of Business, Dunwoody, Georgia

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Information Systems, Bernard Baruch College, New-York, NY

Certifications / Training:

SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) – Scaled Agile, Inc.

Project Management Professional (PMP) – Project Management Institute


Expertise in SDLC methodologies – Agile, Scrum, SAFe, Kanban and Waterfall.

Strong technical command of project management tools – Rally, TFS, JIRA/Confluence, Version One, MS Project, and MS Office Suite.

Well versed in project version control and collaborating tools – SharePoint, Primavera P6, Salesforce

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams.

Strategic Planning & Execution, Process Optimization, Change Management and Release Management.

Professional Experience:

COTIVITI – Atlanta, GA Dec 2014 – Present

Sr. Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Facilitate Daily Standups, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, Iteration Retrospective and Team Backlog Refinement events for managed accounts and customer rep profile projects.

Serving as an Agile Coach and Mentor to teams on adoption and improving agile methods and practice and attend Scrum of Scrums, providing feedback to Agile Team.

Help remove team impediments on a daily basis to allow the team to deliver the Iteration Goals.

ATHENA HEALTH – Alpharetta, GA May 2014 – Dec 2014

Scrum Master

Facilitated Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective for multiple Scrum Teams and served as an IT Project management liaison for the project.

Tracked and communicated the team status and progress to the Business, Stakeholders, Vendors and Executive Sponsors via JIRA Dashboards.

Facilitate the estimation of work and efforts for “Story & Task” in JIRA/Confluence.

MEDASSESTS – Alpharetta, GA Jun 2012 – May 2014

IT Project Manager

Participated in the change management and process improvement initiatives as well as provide recommendations to improve/enhance existing procedures and controls.

Maintain excellent communication regarding project/program status and priorities with sponsors, driving planning and tracking of tasks, schedule, resources and dependencies.

KIMBERLY CLARK PROFESSIONAL – Roswell, GA Aug 2010 – Jun 2012

Project Manager

Managed several logistics projects and plans for the operations department in a timely manner and was responsible for project deliverables.

ARAMARK – Lawrenceville, GA Dec 2009 – Aug 2010

Project Manager

Managed all project stakeholders to make sure that appropriate project controls are instituted, and developed required documents, procurement documents and project status documents.

UTRUST SOLUTIONS – Macon, GA Jan 2009 – Dec 2009

Project Coordinator

Coordinated the delivery of services and technology to multiple clients, planned and managed their implementation activities from point of sale through Implementation.

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