Transform your organization via improved business agility
When you want a trusted expert who's been-there-done-that to accelerate your results and uplevel your agility.
Crista Grasso and the Lean Out Method (LOM) will be your strategic partner on your agile transformation journey.
Hi, I'm Crista Grasso
I have spent the past 2 decades helping businesses scale in lean and agile ways - from the largest Fortune 50 companies in the world, to online coaches, consultants, and small businesses. I specialize in sustainable scaling practices that are both customer-centric and results-focused, leveraging lean and agile principles.
I am often referred to as the "Business Optimizer", due to my unique ability to help companies quickly cut through noise and complexity to identify simple and aligned solutions to accelerate achieving their big bold business vision and strategic objectives.
Crista has a depth of lean and agile experience and expertise and a practical approach to agile transformation that helps clients build and evolve their agile practice to the next level while meeting them where they are at.
As an entrepreneurial thought leader, Crista has built and scaled several successful businesses of her own including a Program Management Consulting company, csEPM (Common Sense Enterprise Program Management), and a Lean Consulting Company, Lean Out Method, and has consulted and advised on dozens of others, ranging from small-to-medium-sized businesses to large-scale Fortune 10 companies.
Crista is a lean, agile, and business transformation expert with more than 2 decades of experience and several lean, agile, change management, and program management certifications including:
- Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC)
- Kanban Management Professional (KMP)
- Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
- Program Management Professional (PgMP)
- Agile Business Transformation Coach
- AIM Change Management Practitioner (AIM-AP)
"I had the pleasure of working with Crista for two years, where she guided our clients through large-scale business transformation. I watched her expertly shepherd them into adopting more agile systems of delivery and creating systems and structures that would allow them to scale their businesses.
Amidst significant complexity Crista showed a true talent for simplification. Drawing on her experience in strategic planning, she coached clients to simplify their strategies and focus intensely on outcomes, leading to accelerated results. She is naturally good at creating an environment of trust, which allows her to be take bold action, shepherd clients through the difficult process of change while holding everyone firmly accountable.
Her ability to forge authentically trusting partnerships with clients sets her apart from other business consultants."
"Crista consistently demonstrated the ability to partner with business leaders, co-create pragmatic plans to elevate their leadership, and produce results that transformed their organizations. Keeping strategic goals as a central focus, she skillfully assessed current operational patterns and identified opportunities for improvement.
I especially appreciate her ability to improve and evolve existing best practices into easily understandable, repeatable processes. She leaves every place and leader measurably better."
"Crista's excellent leadership and stewardship skills and skillful mastery of working with the client's management team to understand their needs led to the successful completion of 2 high priority initiatives. She spared no effort to make sure her coaching team had whatever they needed to get the work accomplished."