With over 15 years of experience, Rita Emmons has worked on a myriad of projects as a Business Analyst and Quality Analyst in a broad range of industries including aviation, insurance, healthcare, and retail. Transitioning into a Scrum Master role invigorated her passion for empowering teams to successfully deliver quality software. As a trainer for Cardinal Solutions, Rita has the opportunity to work with Analysts in a variety of industries to bridge the gap between traditional and Agile roles and skill sets. Her commitment to lean agile principles has proven valuable in her role as an Lean Agile Transformation Coach, working with large organizations to realize the benefits and value of agility at scale. When Rita’s not working, Rita Emmons is a Board Member on Agile Cincinnati, Cincinnati’s regional Agile user group. She was on the team of organizers that planned and executed the inaugural AgileCincy2016 Conference. As a Junior Achievement Instructor, Rita shares her enthusiasm and life experience with children, teaching them the value in setting goals and shooting for the stars!