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Process Improvement Company, LLC

Process Improvement Company, LLC

9200 Hines Meadow Way
Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21234

410-446-7239

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About Us

Experience Summary

Kevin Cotherman has 30 years of experience in software and business process improvement, software systems analysis, requirements gathering, project management, and leadership with commercial companies, federal agencies, and the military. He specializes in process improvement implementation and support, which includes defining and documenting processes, setting up and working with Organization Process Groups and Process Action Teams. He is a CMMI Institute-Certified Lead Appraiser and has conducted CMMI® SCAMPI (Standard CMMI® Appraisal Method for Process Improvement) Class A, B, and C Appraisals.

Current Experience:

CMMI Institute-Certified Lead Appraiser, 2001 – PresentWorked with a variety of organizations in different industries to implement the CMMI®, which included:
  • Define and document processes
  • Build a process improvement infrastructure
  • Identify CMMI® gaps
  • Perform progress reviews and readiness for the SCAMPI Class A Appraisals
  • Provide training
  • Provide guidance to the OPG
Led 85 CMMI® SCAMPI Class A Appraisals worldwide; appraisal team member for 12 SCAMPI Class A Appraisals; consulted closely with organizations to prepare for appraisals.

Additional Accomplishments:

  • Nominated for the International Cooperation of China Friendship Award
  • Helped develop a CMMI Implementation and appraisal readiness tool, “CMMI Live”
  • Wrote an eBook, "Continuous Life Improvement"

Wrote the following white papers:

  • Twelve Things To Do For a Successful CMMI® Implementation
  • Twelve Steps Going From Maturity Level 2 to Maturity Level 3
  • Five Reasons Why You Hate the CMMI® (and what you can do about them)

Areas of Focus


Countries Served

  • China
  • United States

Languages Spoken

  • English

Sponsored Individuals

Kevin Cotherman

Business Point of Contact - CMMI
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Certified B/C Team Leader - SVC V1.3
Certified Lead Appraiser - DEV V1.3
Certified Lead Appraiser - DEV V2.0
Certified Lead Appraiser - SVC V1.3
Certified Lead Appraiser - SVC V2.0

Phil Hill

Certified Instructor - Building Development Excellence V2.0
Certified Instructor - Building Service Excellence V2.0
Certified Instructor - Building Supplier Management Excellence V2.0
Certified Instructor - Foundations of Capability V2.0
Certified Instructor - Partner-Led CMMI V2.0 Upgrade Training
Certified Lead Appraiser - DEV V1.3
Certified Lead Appraiser - DEV V2.0
Certified Lead Appraiser - SVC V2.0

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