Michael Spayd has specialized in large-scale Agile transformations since 2001. Training as an Organizational Systems Coach created a foundation for his approach, along with experience in executive coaching, organizational change, systems methods, and consciousness transformation. In 2010, Michael co-founded the Agile Coaching Institute with Lyssa Adkins, where he was CEO until 2017 when they sold the company. In 2016, he co-founded Trans4mation with Michele Madore. His formal credentials include Certified Organization and Relationship Systems Coach (ORSCC), Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF), ICAgile Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), and Certified Scrum Master (CSM). He has been an organizational change coach and consultant for more than 25 years, working in Fortune 1000 to small businesses.
Michele Madore is co-founder and Managing Partner of Trans4mation where her focus is conscious integral leadership development and organizational agility. Her formal credentials include Leadership Circle™ and Leadership System™ Certified Practitioner, 4Sight Conscious Change Consultant Practitioner, Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and SAFe Agilist (SA), ICAgile Professional. She founded the Agile Richmond user group, and studied in the Organizational Behavior program at Ashford University. Michelle’s executive coaching has included clients such as Women in the Press, Capital One, Morgan Stanley, and dozens of others. In 2005, she discovered Agile and began working with her first large-scale Agile transformation. For the last 11 years, she has dedicated herself to being an architect of change.