Our Success Is Your Success
Why are companies choosing Broadsword?
Broadsword offers Agile, CMMI, ISO, Cybersecruity, and Organizational Change consulting, appraisals, workshops, and training – but that’s only the beginning. We provide an agile environment in which you can be successful, learn, and be part of making a great company even better.
To us, these models help make your company great, regardless of what tools or methods you adopt. What you see here is only a small part of what we do. Learn more by visiting our blog and be sure to come hear us speak at conferences, where the best and the brightest from our community come together to share ideas and best practices.
See for yourself what our clients are saying about us.
We invite you to join the movement. Connect with Broadsword, and let’s be great together.
Jeff Dalton: Chairman and Chief Development Officer
Jeff is Broadsword’s Chairman and Chief Development Officer, and is a Certified Lead Appraiser, CMMI Instructor, Certified APH Assessor, and author of Great Big Agile: an OS for Agile Leaders. He is principle author of the ISACA’s “Guide to Scrum and CMMI: Improving Agile Performance with CMMI” and is a sought after keynote speaker and author whose career spans over three decades in the technology industry. He has served as Chairman of the CMMI Institute’s Partner Advisory Board for three non-consecutive terms, and holds the designation of “Chief Evangelist” from AgileCxO.org. Jeff is a jazz bassist who builds experimental aircraft in his spare time.
Darian Poinsetta: President and Chief Executive Officer
Darian is Broadsword’s President and CEO, and is a Certified CMMI Lead Appraiser. He joined Broadsword after a 20 year career as Vice President of Program Operations at The Olofson Group and in senior level consulting positions at Ernst & Young, eLoyalty, Intellicorp, and Black & Veatch. Darian’s expertise includes program management, portfolio management, business process transformation, solutions design, systems integration, benefit realization, and health plan operations. In addition to performing CMMI Appraisals and teaching our “Agile Scrum Learning Experience,” Darian is a PMP, Scrum Master, and Broadsword’s Business Development Capability Maturity Model (BD-CMM) expert. Darian lives in Bradenton, FL.
Tim Zeller, J.D.: Director of Strategic Solutions
Tim is Broadsword’s Director of Strategic Solutions and is responsible for the introduction of innovative service offerings into the market. In addition to teaching our “Agile Scrum Learning Experience” he is an ISO Lead Auditor, Labor Relations Attorney, ScrumMaster, and CMMI Process Improvement Specialist. He has deep experience in the health-care sector and has worked extensively in State and Federal Government. Tim has been the CEO of several non-profit corporations and lives in Lansing, MI.
Laura Adkins: Senior Consultant
Laura is a ScrumMaster, Scrum Product Owner, PMP, and CMMI coach who specializes AgileCMMI and process pilot testing. She served as a consultant for Electronic Data Systems and Hewlett-Packard in the automotive industry before joining Broadsword as a Senior Consultant in 2009. She focuses on the IT and health care sectors and lives in Detroit, MI.
Cathy Henderson: Senior Consultant
Cathy has been a Senior Consultant with Broadsword since 2007 and is a ScrumMaster, PMP, and CMMI process improvement specialist. She specializes in AgileCMMI, Process Quality Assurance and Value-based Measurement, and her experience includes over twenty-five years in the automotive and aerospace industries with companies like EDS, Keane, Inc. and General Motors. Cathy has planned and participated in dozens of SCAMPI Appraisals and lives in Detroit, MI.
Patricia S. Dalton: Director of Business Operations
Patricia manages our back-office, contracts, invoicing, and operations, working with clients as well as new Broadsword team members to assure a smooth on-boarding experience. She also manages Broadsword’s charitable giving and community involvement program. She comes to Broadsword after a decade of managing large-scale teams delivering document management services in the legal services industry.
Anastasia Siegel, Operations Manager and Assistant to the Chairman
Anastasia (“Stacey”) manages events and scheduling, and assists our executive staff in a wide variety of tasks.