Leadership Team

Camille Spruill
Network Director

Camille was born and raised on the island of Jamaica, where her love for technology began with continuing education classes, at the University of Technology Jamaica. She pursued her passion by studying Computer Programming and Computer Information Systems here in the US. She obtained an Associates in Applied Science Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree respectively.

With over 18 years as a Technologist and a stellar career, she started her own company and is now the CEO of ezTagile LLC, an Agile Solutions delivery firm located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

Camille is an Agile Practitioner, Trainer and Coach. She specializes in guiding organizations and teams, to transform from a traditional (waterfall) product delivery way of working, to an Agile method, to get high quality products to market faster.

She is a Certified Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC4®), Certified Scaled Agile Framework Agilist (SA®), Certified Scaled Agile Framework Scrum Master (SSM®), Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM®), Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Professional (CSP®), IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) and a PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®)

Camille is very active in her local community, regularly speaking at conferences, professional user groups and communities of practice. She is an active member of the planning team for the TriAgile Conference. She is a leader of the local Scaled Agile Framework NC and Atlassian RTP user groups. She served on the Board of Directors for the IIBA-RTP's chapter, for 5 years as the VP of Education. She also served as the 2016 and 2017 Director for NCPMI's Premier Annual Conference. Her work in the community also extends as a regular Agile guest speaker to project management students, at NC State and Duke University.

Camille recently joined the Women in Technology International (WITI) team, as the Network Director for the Research Triangle Park region, (WITI-RTP).

Camille enjoys going to the beach, travelling to new places and watching movies with her husband and three wonderful boys.

She can be reach on LinkedIn at: www.linkedin.com/in/camillespruill/

Angela Thornton
Public Relations & Marketing Chair

Angela Thornton is a Business Systems Analyst and Agile professional with over 23 years of IT experience contributing to successful teams. After completing her Masters in Computer Science from North Carolina A&T State University, Angela spent the next 15 years as a development engineer and web applications developer for various IT companies and agencies such as Ericson, Lockheed Martin and the State of North Carolina. Angela transitioned in to the role of a BA because she wanted to gain experience on the business side of the organizations she worked for and have the opportunity exert her more personable traits by being able to interact with people daily.

Angela is a mother of a 15-year-old son who plays football. In the fall Angela spends her spare time being a football mom to the team. She also loves to travel and has a passion for art and interior decorating.

Melissa Hernandez
Membership Director

Melissa Hernandez moved to the Raleigh area in 2001 after graduating from Texas A&M University in Electrical Engineering. She started her career in the Telecommunications industry and has been in Telecommunications for over 17 years. Her true passion lies with renewables. She hopes to one day be completely off the grid injecting energy into her home solely using solar. In her free time, Melissa loves to spend time with family, enjoying the out doors whether it be walking a trail, riding a bike or playing soccer with her girls.

Yvonne Coker
Events and Program Director

David J Gentry
Corporate Alliances and Partnership Director

David Gentry is president of Lean-Agile Advisers, LLC. He has extensive product development experience in banking and entrepreneurship. He is Director of Programs Operations for the North Carolina Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), and he is a facilitator in the Agile Leadership Network of Raleigh Durham. He has spoken on project management topics to MBA classes and to a Satellite Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of PMI. He has presented a webinar to global project managers for a large technology company. David is passionately committed to improving the project management profession.

Recently, David launched his own Lean-Agile consulting firm, Lean-Agile Advisers, LLC. His areas of focus are (1) developing high performance teams using the Core Protocols for psychological safety and (2) general Lean-Agile topics, such as Agile transformations and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Using project management methodology, David started two other companies, a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificated air charter company and a website development firm.

For twenty years, David was a product/project manager for nationwide, regional, and small banks. In a five-year project as a Senior Vice President, he started a Corporate Product Management Department for a regional bank. Hiring six senior product/project managers, he produced new products required to make the bank competitive in the business banking market. David has spoken at national and international conferences, and he has made many presentations to executive management. He has taught communications courses at the college level.

David has a master's degree in English and American literature as well as a number of business administration college-level courses.