Meet the Team
CEO & Founder - Brent Reed
Brent started Tactec in 2016 with the vision of building world-class products and services that support his mantra of focusing on value at velocity. An author, consultant, instructor and agile architect, he gets to do all of these at Tactec! Brent has lived in over five countries and worked in over 100 cities with some of the largest companies in the world. Brent is an Advisor to the PMI DA Board and an Advisor and Instructor for the PMI Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant Community of Practice and DAVSC certification.
Consultant - Jeff Moffett
Jeff Moffett is our Strategic Change Management Consultant. Working with some of the largest consulting firms he thrives in business transformation. With decades of information technology experience he is an astute advisor and project manager that is currently developing new and exciting change management strategies for Disciplined Agile engagements.
Instructor - Blaine Bay
Blaine is a senior IT consultant with forty years of experience in the analysis, design, development, integration, and implementation of custom & ERP solutions.
Blaine has industry recognition as a proponent of IT professionalism in Canada, as he has presided, volunteered supporting associations such as IIBA Victoria and many others. Blaine’s twitter account is airblaine, we can guess what he loves to do!
Coach & Instructor - Deneen Larsen
Deneen is a certified Project Management Professional and a certified Discipline Agile Senior Scrum Master with more than 25 years as a successful project manager, consulting and training in the IT industry. At Tactec one of the things she is working with the Team, is to build out a new Agile PM program. Deneen loves to get outdoors in beautiful Victoria, BC and hike, bike and swim. She also speaks Spanish fluently and enjoys her cats.
Instructor - Paul Sims
In 2014, Paul completed a 30-year career in hardware and software engineering at the IBM Toronto Lab. Paul obtained the Project Management Professional® certification in 2013. In late 2014, at Scott’s invitation, Paul joined Scott Ambler + Associates, later named Disciplined Agile Inc., and became a Certified Disciplined Agile Coach and Certified Disciplined Agile Instructor, offering consulting services to clients seeking to improve their business agility.
Instructor - Rod Bray
Involved in Information Technology for more than 40 years, Rod has held the positions of Developer, Architect, Consultant, Project Manager, and most recently Agile Coach and Instructor. Rod has been certified in Disciplined Agile as a Coach (CDAC) and Instructor (CDAI) since 2014.
DevOps - Rachel VanBuskirk
Rachel started her career in website development and then obtained her certification as a Cybersecurity analyst. Rachel develops and supports all of Tactec Front and Back End B2C systems. Rachel is currently leading our training services and makes stuff happen! Rachel loves to do CTFs (capture the flag pen testing) with an ultra violet light.
DevOps - Andrew VanBuskirk
Andrew is our Operations lead supporting our B2B and B2C systems. His quick reflexes with the keyboard has saved us many times, especially when the cloud goes dark!
Graphic and Web Design - Tom Forbes
Tom is our web design and graphics guru, he makes stuff look so much better!