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Translating Agile Principles into Actionable Change
Accelerating market change and complexity requires the ability to quickly adapt strategy, measure results, and execute with high levels of reliability, innovation and quality.
Our team brings years of experience to the table. We help you realize your organization’s competitive advantage by optimizing teams to achieve continuous improvement and maximum performance.
Our mission is to ignite and align organizations to deliver the best products, services and shared passion for creating value.
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Millie has led PMO, Help Desk Operations, Software Development, QA and Product Development teams. Millie is a certified Scaled Agile Framework SAFe Agilist and strategic leader in Lean Agile adoption. Prior to starting TecVeris, Millie was the Executive Director of Software Development with Wall Street International a division of Pearson Inc. and VP of Technology at AOL Advertising. Her industry experience includes online lending, online advertising and online education. Millie loves supporting her daughters pursuits in equestrian sports and Suzuki violin. Millie is also passionate about her volunteer work advising young professionals and empowering women in technology careers.
Principal Advisor Architecture
Anna Taylor is a senior technologist with over 25 years of designing, developing, and architecting systems at scale. She specializes in architecture transformation through implementation of complex, distributed, real-time systems and Big Data pipelines. Anna holds a Bachelor of Science in Pure Mathematics from Towson University as well as a Master of Science in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins with a specialization in heterogeneous distributed database architecture. In her spare time Anna enjoys hosting dinner parties and refining her culinary skills.
Principal Advisor Product Management
Eliza Nevers is a forward-thinking product executive recognized for her leadership and ability to build highly effective product organizations. Prior to working with TecVeris, Eliza spent 12 years at AOL and served as VP of Product where she oversaw the demand-side ad tech platform. Her responsibility included leading a team of over 50 product managers/owners applying agile practices. Eliza is a certified Scaled Agile Framework SAFe Agilist and has championed the implementation of agile across multiple portfolios. Additionally, Eliza managed large scale system implementations for Fortune 500 companies at IBM. Eliza spends her time outside of work sharing her love of the outdoors—skiing, sailing, and hiking—with her husband and three children.
Brian Paniccia has led Agile transitions since 2009 and brings over 25 years of experience leading Software Development, IT Operations and Product Development teams nationally and internationally. Brian is a Certified Scrum Master, Product Owner and a Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SAFe SPC4). Brian has helped train, launch and coach well over 200 Agile teams since 2009—including volunteer work at Guatemala Tec Park incubator to launch Agile teams through a U.S. State Department program. Brian has been an advisor to startups, mid-market and Fortune 500 companies. Brian is an avid marathon runner and sailor—pursuits that help him further his ideas on optimizing individual and team performance.
Chuck Gafvert is an experienced executive with a very successful track record of building high performing teams and implementing processes to deliver mission critical systems at scale. As VP of Systems Development at AOL, he directed global teams of 200, including some of the first teams using Agile, in support of $1 billion plus annual revenue web-scale AdTech businesses. He also managed Product, Project, Program Management, Operations, Research, and Client Services groups. Chuck is a Certified Executive Coach, helping leaders and organizations realize greater value. In his leisure time he enjoys cycling on local trails, hiking, and mentoring young professionals.
Principal Advisor Atlassian Tooling
Brendan Kelly has helped clients ranging from startups to the Global/Fortune 500 with the Atlassian Stack and Agile best practices. Brendan is a Certified Scrum Master, Product Owner and a Scaled Agile Framework SAFe agilist. He studied Industrial Engineering, specializing in process engineering and entrepreneurship, at the Ohio State University. Brendan is active within the startup community, advising businesses and volunteering for 3 Day Startup. Outside of work, Brendan spends his time trail running, rock climbing, backpacking, and anything else that gets him outside.
John Kreiner is a multi-faceted Technology Leader with Operational Business Management expertise and a history of significant solution-oriented results. He brings over 30 years of experience leading Product Development, Project/Program Management, Software Development, IT Operations, and Product Development teams nationally and internationally.
John is a certified Scaled Agile Framework SAFe Agilist and strategic leader in Lean Agile execution. His industry experience is broad and includes banking/financial, online advertising, online education, transportation, and non-profit management. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Baltimore. In his spare time John enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, supporting international mission organizations, and mentoring up-and-coming leaders in technology.
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