Kristen Tilghman

Kristen Tilghman is AgileSavant's COO. She is a passionate "Servant Leader" and helped found AgileSavant to leverage her ability to help others transform into Servant Leaders who are focused on relentless organizational improvement.

Kristen is also highly credentialed, currently holding multiple lean-agile certifications from Scaled Agile, Scrum Alliance and PMI. 

Check out her LinkedIn Profile for more information about Kristen. 

Our leadership team

David Tilghman

David Tilghman is President, CEO of AgileSavant.  He has over 20 years of Lean-Agile coaching & consulting experience working with for-profit, non-profit and government entities.  

David is highly credentialed, currently holding multiple lean-agile certifications from Scaled Agile, Scrum Alliance and PMI. 

Check out his LinkedIn Profile for more information about David. 

Our values


Trust, confidence & loyalty are the three social emotions necessary to build long-term business partnerships. At AgileSavant, we start with gaining your trust by providing highly qualified and experienced consultants that consistently meet their commitments to your organization.



The complex, important, and often ground-breaking enterprise business matters on which we work can attract the best and brightest coaches and trainers from around the world. We don't hire good enough, we hire the best. AgileSavant's consistent excellence will build your confidence in our ability to establish a long-term and productive partnership with you and your teams. 



AgileSavant approaches every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding. Once we have gained your trust & confidence, we focus on maintaining a long-term and productive partnership with our clients that is based on shared understanding and loyalty. We don't take these partnerships lightly, and never take them for granted.

Comprehensive lean-agile and cloud delivery training and consulting you and your organization can trust.


AgileSavant is a firm that provides Agile Training & Coaching, Lean Portfolio Management (LPM), DevOps, and large Scaled Agile enterprise transformation consulting services to our clients that better enable them to adjust to and manage the rapidly changing enterprise demands that most organizations are confronted with today. AgileSavant teaches and leverages Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming (XP), and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) while also coaching our clients in effective DevOps processes to increase the flow of value within the organization. 100% of our employees maintain multiple Agile Delivery methodology certifications from the Project Management Institute (PMP / PMI-ACP), Scrum Alliance (CSM / CSPO / CSP), or Scaled Agile (SA / SP / SSM / SASM / POPM / SPC-4). AgileSavant is also a partner to AWS, Microsoft and VersionOne in the areas of agile services and tooling.

Finally, AgileSavant is a Scaled Agile, Inc. Silver Level Partner and our consultants are accredited to provide the following Scaled Agile Framework courses:

- Leading SAFe 4.5 with SA certification

- SAFe 4.5 DevOps with SDP certification 
- SAFe 4.5 for Teams with SP certification 
- SAFe 4.5 Product Owner / Product Manager with POPM certification 
- SAFe 4.5 Scrum Master with SSM certification
- SAFe 4.5 Advanced Scrum Master with SASM certification
- SAFe 4.5 Release Train Engineer with RTE certification

Our Clients speak

"David and the Agile Savant team demonstrate their passion for agile and specifically how coaching and training in agile is a joy to be part of and watch. Their combined knowledge, belief and practice in agile and SAFe agile is deep. I would recommend AgileSavant training to any individual or organization looking to brush up or make a wholesale shift."

​C. Volker, Senior Director - Product & Marketing Communications at DC Area Financial Services Firm

"Thanks David Tilghman and AgileSavant LLC for the one of the best courses I've had the pleasure to take. Excited to now be a SAFe 4 Certified Practitioner!"

​W. Guevara, Solution Delivery Manager - Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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