Nichole Vanderlaan is an Agile Program Manager. Her management and military experiences have led her to play an instrumental role in an agile transformation. Her work varies from removing daily impediments to partnering with executives on improving planning and delivery. Her efforts as the champion of agile has created visibility and interest in agile across the company within IT, Supply Chain, Finance, Product Development, Marketing, and Sales organizations. When she is not on the water with her family or on a golf course she can often be found teaching agile via lunch and learns, book clubs, mentoring, and looking for broader opportunities to share her passion for agility. She currently holds CSM, CSPO, CSP certifications and is pursuing CTC and CST.