Who We Are
AtkCo was created by technologists, for technologists. The brainchild of product development and agile expert Shayna Atkins, AtkCo is a human-centered coaching company that focuses on meeting the product development needs of scaled companies.
Meet our team below.
SHAYNA ATKINS, FOUNDER, AGILE COACH
Shayna is a founder, product manager, and Agile coach. A product development expert, Shayna Atkins has managed and coached multi-million dollar IT transformations for 8 years. The brains of Agile operations, she most recently stood up an Agile Release Train for a fortune 500 Financial Services company.
In addition to her passion for product innovation, Shayna is dedicated to leaving a seat at the table for women in technology. She can likely give you a brunch recommendation in any major metropolitan area.
Theresa Ateawung, Agile Coach
Theresia is a Lean Agile coach and value-driven change Agent with 10 years of experience in leading organizations and teams in Agile transformation, lean product development, and process improvement. A proven expert in team and program coaching, she has the ability to direct and lead high performing cross-functional teams.
Her passion includes travel, teaching, coaching, mentoring, and guiding teams to high performance. She can be found impacting the diaspora community by collaborating with other IT professionals to help improve and promote knowledge sharing, career growth, and networking opportunities.
AMBERNECHOLE HART, USER EXPERIENCE COACH
AmberNechole is a User Experience Developer with experience in Agile product management and design thinking. AmberNechole has strong analytical and creative abilities to grasp the user needs. She is eager to design for social impact and human-centered design.
Her passions include writing about the intersection of marginalized communities and technology, reading, and coding. She recently did a TedTalk talking about the importance of meditation in healing.
Monique McClure, CERTIFIED SCRUM MASTER
Monique McClure is an Agile Enthusiast and Certified Scrum Master who embarked on the Agile wave during her time spent in the Business Intelligence (BI) space. Monique has the ability to lead teams, maintain and implement true Agile principles/practices and advocate on her team’s behalf.
Additionally, Monique is very passionate about helping people find their dream home as well as her non profit organization (RoyaltySpeaks) which focuses on empowering young ladies to develop the essential skills to become justified, enlightened, worthy, equipped ladies with standards (J.E.W.E.L.S).
KENTON AVERY, USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER
Kenton specializes in Platform & Product Design with a background in Engineering and User Experience. He is a nationally recognized artist who has merged his love for the arts with his skills in engineering and design.
In his free time, he travels the globe taking in art culture across the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America.