Meet the Board
Brian Watson, President
Brian Watson, CBAP, PMP is an Agile and Product Coach for VersionOne. He has over 16 years of experience providing Project Management, Business Analysis, and Agile coaching on small to enterprise level projects in web and software development, process improvement, communications, healthcare education, marketing, aeronautics, mergers and consolidations, long distance telecom, wireless, distribution, and government industries.
Lisa Montooth, Secretary
Lisa Montooth, CBAP, is a Senior Business Analyst with Quantum Health. With over 15 years experience as a Business Analyst, Lisa has had a versed career working in private aviation, health care, and retail. She holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Northern Colorado and a BS in Information Technology from DeVry University.
Randy Babb, Treasurer
Randy Babb, CBAP has been a CBAP for seven years. He works as a Lead Requirements Analyst at Nationwide Insurance. Randy holds an MS in Computer and Information Science (CIS) from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and a BS in CIS from The Ohio State University. Randy has been married to his lovely wife, Debbie, for just over 41 years. His daughter, Devon, works at Nationwide and his son, Marcus, is an Emergency Department Nurse in California. When not updating the chapter financial records, Randy is a soccer referee, assignor and instructor, creating stained glass pieces or studying Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing).
Heather Walden, VP, Education
Heather Walden, CBAP is a Consultant with Improving. She has more than 16 years experience in business analysis in variety of industries, including: medical management, utilities, workforce management, warehouse management, supply chain and many, many flavors of insurance.
Heather is especially passionate about process analysis, continuous improvement and using design and technology to make people’s lives easier.
VP, Marketing & Communications
Dan Clausing, CBAP, CSM is an Agile Transformation Coach for Nationwide. He has spent over 15 years working to bring business and IT together for a common goal – the success of the customer. His career has ranged from corporate team builder to leading analysis efforts on multi-million dollar software development programs. For the past 6 years Dan has worked with traditionally waterfall teams as they transform into Agile teams.
Deirdre Tobin, VP, Membership
Deirdre Tobin is a Specialist in IT Process Management at Nationwide. She holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Washington and Lee University and is currently working on her FLMI certification. She has spent her career working in different areas of IT in the insurance industry with positions ranging from performance engineer to requirements analyst. In her spare time, Deirdre enjoys traveling, baking, and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity.
Liz McKellar, VP, Technology
Liz McKellar is Director of Business Analysis and Project Management for Improving - Columbus. She has spent the majority of her career in the Business Analysis, Scrum Master and Product Owner space within the retail industry, specializing in mobile, finance and fraud, and multi-channel shopping. Most recently she has worked with clients in the private aviation, restaurant retail, and insurance fields.