We are an American Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a PMI Premiere Authorized Training Partner (ATP) headquartered in Augusta, GA.
At Blue Summit CG, our mission is to help our clients realize their full operational potential and prepare for the future of work. We enable people and organizations to develop competitive advantages in the marketplace by providing end-to-end solutions in training and advisory services to help organizations develop and mature project management capabilities and meet Agile transformation objectives.
Our staff and network of world-renowned instructors and coaches each have decades of experience as practitioners and instructors in the fields of information technology, software development, and government services; helping clients improve their leadership, project management, and operations management competencies, as well as facilitating large-scale organizational change.
Whether you are an individual or a business, the competition is intense. Winning requires the ability to solve problems through a combination of talent, hard work, great processes, and meaningful partnerships. We are passionate about being a dependable partner that delivers in all of these areas to help our clients achieve their objectives and develop sustainable competitive advantages.
PMP, PMI-ACP, DASSM, DAC, LSSBB, Prosci-CCP, MBA
Founder/CEO & Lead Instructor
Derek is a 20-year military veteran who has honed his training, coaching and mentoring skills building high-performing teams and leading a diverse workforce in dynamic, high-visibility project environments. He is currently the President of Agile Augusta and has served on the Board of Directors for the PMI® Augusta-Aiken Chapter as the VP of Professional Development and Training Programs, teaching PMP®/CAPM® and Agile Boot Camps for the past four years to more than 400 students. Additionally, Derek is passionate about helping others succeed, mentoring entrepreneurs to maximize their success in making their dreams a reality to improve the lives of others.
His educational accomplishments include: Executive Master of Business Administration degree, Master Certificates in Applied Project Management and Enterprise Lean Six Sigma (Green and Black Belts), and certifications as a Prosci-Certified Change Practitioner (CCP)®, and Project Management Institute (PMI)® - Instructor, Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)®, Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM)®, Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM)®, and Disciplined Agile Coach (DAC)®.