About Us

Brett Palmer & Associates provides training and consulting services for organizations wishing to adopt lean and agile approaches. We offer our clients access to private live online events, conferences, and coaching products not available anywhere else.

Brett Palmer

A certified lean/agile expert, trainer, consultant, and community organizer, Brett is our founder and serves clients internationally to achieve business agility.

 

Brett Palmer & Associates provides high-performance training and coaching services for organizations looking to improve team collaboration, increase productivity and ultimately increase user engagement. Our highly interactive courses are filled with activities and engaging simulations that reinforce core learning concepts. We have worked with startups and Fortune 500 companies to lead organizational change and partner with top coaches nationally and internationally to provide ongoing support to our students and clients. We offer our students access to private live online events, conferences, and coaching products not available anywhere else.

 Brett Palmer is an enterprise agile coach and trainer with more than 20 years   of  experience with business process improvement & re-engineering in   technology, finance, manufacturing, healthcare, & entertainment, with a focus   on end-user training & product adoption. He has developed award-winning  online and instructor-led training solutions, and managed systems   development, implementation, release coordination, and deployments with   globally-distributed teams.

Previously coming from a traditional project management background, Brett is   now a certified agile coach through ICAgile and leverages his background in Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC) when helping teams and enterprises navigate organizational change to lean-agile approaches.

He currently holds the following certifications: Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT), Certified Agile Leader (CAL1), Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC & SPC4), Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) Certified Practitioner, ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC), ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) and Certified Trainer of Training from the Back of the Room.

Brett is a founding co-organizer of Agile Coach Camp US West & heard regularly on the AgileCoffee.com podcasts and is a featured speaker & facilitator at Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance conferences. Brett lives in Orange County, CA and spends his spare time at the beach, hiking trails, and composing piano music.

   Our Mission

To prepare and unleash a future generation of workforce professionals in creating rewarding and fulfilling careers.

Our Vision

To help individuals and organizations overcome their personal and business challenges by providing a broad range of premium products and services under one roof, including training, mentoring, consulting, coaching, and recruiting services. To collaborate with other industry experts and thought leaders to develop best-in-class products and services.

 Our Values

  • Integrity – We do what we say we will do. We speak with honesty, truthfulness, and respect.
  • Authenticity – We dare to say what needs to be said. When we speak, we do so with love, compassion, and non-judgment.
  • Kaizen – We continually improve our products, services, processes, and ourselves! We encourage the people around us to also be continually improving. We see our failures as an opportunity to learn and grow.
  • Passionate – We love our work and are grateful for the opportunity to uplift and serve others.
  • Responsibility – We are responsible for everything that happens or doesn’t happen in life.
  • Aliveness – We celebrate what it means to be human by playing in the spaces between dignity, humility, freedom, expressiveness, and spontaneity.

Our Team

Amy Brogdon

A certified coach and trainer, Amy serves our clients in the European market by helping teams take their next step in achieving agility.

Rita Finley

A certified coach & licensed therapist, Rita encourages our clients in full self-expression to transform their interpersonal relationships and self management.

Virginia Jackson

A certified coach & licensed therapist specializing in conflict & grief, Virginia helps leaders collaborate to find common ground.

Ben Rodilitz

A certified lean/agile coach, SAFe trainer, speaker, thought leader, & community organizer, Ben serves our clients throughout the United States.

Andrew Kellogg

An experienced software engineer & CIO, Andrew is a technology expert consulting our financial & health care clients across the United States.

William Kristiansen

A sought-out expert in organizational change,
William serves our North American & European clients.

Brett Palmer & Associates Code of Conduct

Brett Palmer & Associates is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form.

This code of conduct applies to all Brett Palmer & Associates workshops and functions both online and off. Anyone who violates this code of conduct may be sanctioned or expelled from these spaces at the discretion of our staff and host.

Words from our past students!

“Anyone looking to take their Agile knowledge to the next level should definitely attend this class!”

K.N.

Project Manager, Kiewit

“Brett’s teaching would be beneficial to individuals at all stages of an agile transformation.”

S.M.

Project Manager, US Air Force

“Gained Confidence in what I’m already doing as a Certified Scrum Master and learned new skills.”

D.F.

ScrumMaster, USAA