Kay Harper Consulting
Kay Harper is a coach, trainer and consultant committed to developing excellence in leadership, teams and partnerships. Her current area of focus is assisting organizations with positive change through various methods including Lean and Agile frameworks and Systems Coaching. Kay also works with the Johnson County Community College Continuing Education branch to develop and deliver Agile course offerings.
Prior to launching Kay Harper Consulting LLC, Kay worked for 20 years performing coaching, mentoring, training, project and product management in a variety of industries. Kay started utilizing Agile principles and practices in 2008. She quickly determined that Agile and Lean principles, when wholly implemented, give organizations a competitive advantage in the new, Information Age. She also recognized the importance of organizational systems and their impact on success. She values opportunities to teach and coach others to see similar outcomes.
A member of the International Coaching Federation and graduate of Organizational Relationship and Systems Coaching (ORSC). Kay is also a founding member of Agilehood KC and a long-standing member of Agile KC and the KC Project Management Institute chapter. She holds a Project Management Institute certification as an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) and ICAgile certification as a Certified Agile Team Coach (ICP-TC). She is also a Scaled Agile Framework Certified Consultant (SAFe CSP) and a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrummaster (CSM).