Over the course of nearly 25 years, Jean has become experienced in coaching, agile and traditional project management, requirements and business analysis, and training. Her experience and career path have spanned both traditional and agile methods, frameworks, and cultural perspectives.
The agile leadership model she espouses, Pervasive Leadership, is designed to help leaders set a collaborative context while still meeting their own stewardship responsibilities to the organization.
In addition to coaching and managing projects, Jean has been a Multnomah County Court mediator for the last 13 years and served as a Better Business Bureau arbitrator. She currently serves on the Agile PDX coordinating committee, is co-founder of the Leadership Salon, serves in the role of PMI Chapter Engagement Representative for the Agile Community of Practice in Portland, and is a member of the Portland Chapter mentoring committee.
Her client list includes a wide range of businesses including ADP, Cambia Health Solutions, Chrome Systems, Idealist, Intel, Daimler Chrysler, Mentor Graphics, City of Portland, Oregon State Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority, Portland General Electric, Tripwire, and UTi.
She is currently writing Leading Beyond Your Lifetime: An Introduction to Pervasive Leadership, for leaders moving into the new leadership paradigm.