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About Vitality Chicago

Our Mission

The mission of Vitality Chicago is to help teams THRIVE and organizations TRANSFORM. Our Agile Coaches and Trainers have the deep expertise to help you at all points of your agile journey. We have a solid track record of helping organizations deliver business results with Agile and Scrum. We’ve provided Agile and Scrum Training to hundreds of teams in various industries and we’ve supported dozens of small and large organizations through their Agile Transformation.

Our Experts

Our team of professionals include Agile and Scrum Practitioners, Trainers and Coaches.

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Anthony Mersino
Founder & CEO

Anthony coaches and trains Agile Leaders to help them understand Agile and Scrum and how to create an environment where people come first, productivity is high, and teamwork is effective and enjoyable. He is also the author of two books, Agile Project Management, and Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers.
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Jonathan Lee
Agile Trainer & Coach

Jonathan is a Certified Disciplined Agile Instructor (CDAI), coach, and a servant leader. Jonathan has over 25+ years of experience in IT consulting industry in variety of roles including Developer, Business Analyst, Solutions Architect, Project/Program Manager, Team Lead, Product Owner, Architecture Owner, and coach. 
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Gary Pedretti
Agile Trainer & Coach

Gary is an agile software development trainer, coach, and practitioner, as well as a curriculum developer, application architect, and software craftsman. With over twenty years of experience, he works closely with companies worldwide to help them achieve their goals in delivering business value through software.
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Tom Cagley
Agile Trainer & Coach

Tom is an Agile Trainer, coach, and speaker with a single-minded focus on unlocking the inherent greatness of organizations and teams and then proving it. He is a prolific author of two books and his long-running blog. He's probably best known for his 14+ year podcast, Software Process and Measurement Cast (SPaMCAST).

Our University Partner

We’ve partnered with Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies to offer the Certificate in Agile Practices. This certificate is earned by taking the core Agile for Practitioner Training course and 2 elective courses. The Agile for Practitioner Training Course is for those project managers, team members, leaders and other practitioners who want an in-depth understanding of multiple agile frameworks and processes. This course includes the content of the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner exam and may be used to prepare you to get your PMI-ACP certification.
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After taking the core Agile for Practitioners course, participants can achieve their certificate by taking two elective courses:

Mary Beth LoVerde Agile and Scrum Training from Vitality Chicago Inc.

“Anthony is the guru of Agile Training. His ability to understand team dynamics, organizational challenges and Sprint/Scrum/Agile principles are second to none! His training session are interactive, very engaging and effective.”

Mary Beth Loverdi – Senior Vice President, Client Digital Strategy & Product Management

Select Agile Coaching and Training Clients

Northern-Trust - Agile Coaching Client