David, as Federal Practice Director, is responsible for delivery of technical services to the Federal government. He personally engages on some projects as a hands-on leader and oversees software development, Agile training, coaching, and DevOps implementations. He assists agencies in their adoption of Agile via presentations, pilot projects, and development contracts.
David began working in IT more than 25 years ago and has held the role of developer, system administrator, database administrator, network administrator, and CTO for both small and large enterprises. His domain experience includes scientific, financial, internet, and government. David believes a commitment to technical quality and delivering value to the end user is the key to success in IT. He is an expert in Agile and DevOps who champions those methodologies for government leaders looking to change the way their agency delivers IT services.
David considers one of his key strengths to be building and mentoring top talent. At CC Pace he has been able to mentor teams and develop long term relationships with some of the leaders in Agile. This has allowed him to deliver value to his Federal clients because of the experience CC Pace brings to engagements. He knows what methodologies and roles are needed to fulfil the requirements of an agency and achieve their goal in a timely, agile manner.
David earned a PhD in computational physics from UAB and is a Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Developer, Certified Scrum Professional, and SAFe Program Consultant. He is also a member of AFCEA, INSA, and ACT-IAC.