Melinda is the president and co-founder of Middlegrass Consulting. She is a training professional who has created educational programs catering to diverse international audiences in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, biotech, and government. She has worked with organizational transformations to implement lean principles and agile methodologies in highly regulated environments. She has designed and delivered training in more than 30 countries in support of dozens of federal agencies.
She has led the USCIS Agile Training Program for 5 years and has taught Agile classes to over 4000 students. She specializes in communicating about responsible Agile transformation. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Education from University of Massachusetts, and is a CSM, PMP, Accredited Kanban Trainer, and was a Fulbright Fellow for the US State Department.