VeBridge Leadership Team

Decades of business and technology experience

Paul Engel, President and Chief Executive Officer

Paul Engel

Paul Engel began his career in the software business. He has sold, installed, and supported software and technical services while working for companies like Unisys, Systems and Computer Technology Corporation and his own firm, VeBridge. VeBridge turns customers’ business process pain into profitable competitive advantage. Since starting the company, Paul has focused on best practices and quality improvement processes.

A nationally recognized authority in the fields of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Business Process Management (BPM), and document imaging best practices, Paul is often asked to speak at national conferences and training seminars.

Paul has conducted training, performed technical consulting, and written programs for organizations of all sizes throughout the United States. His training and consulting engagements are concentrated in Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, and Tennessee.

Paul is active in AIIM, and was recently elected to the post Chairman of the Board Elect (Vice Chair). He has also Chaired the Document Management Service Company Executive Forum (DMSCEF) planning committed.

Paul holds several certifications, including the Enterprise Content Management Practitioner (ecmp), SharePoint Practitioner (SharePointP) and the Certified Document Imaging Architech™ (CDIA).

Paul is active in the community having served as chairman of the Board of Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass, Co-Chair of the United Way “Providing Basic Needs” funding committee, Steering Committee Member on the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government United Way WE CAN committee, and served two terms as a Commissioner on the LFUCG Human Rights Commission. Paul’s other business association experience having co-chaired the National Forum on the Advancement of Court Technology (FACT) and serving in several Executive Committee roles for The Association of Work Process Improvement (TAWPI).

Robin Brockman (PMP, ecms), Chief Operating Officer

Robin Brockman

Robin is the Chief Operating Officer for VeBridge. She brings more than 26 years of experience in project management, implementation delivery, contract administration, and consulting services to the organization. Robin is responsible for project, implementation, and technical management services. She provides project issue resolution guidance and direction in the content and document management and business process management area.

A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Robin received her PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2005 and is an Enterprise Content Management Specialist (ecms).

Robin is a member of the Project Management Institute KY Bluegrass Chapter and the AIIM Ohio River Valley Chapter. She is a volunteer for the Kentucky Golf Amputee Association and served as chair of the 2005, 2006 and 2007 Susan G. Komen Foundation Golf Tournament Fund Raiser.

Paul Ruddy, Chief Financial Officer and Professional Services Manager

PJR_4953Paul is an innovative, dedicated, and accomplished executive professional with deep expertise in Finance, Information Technology, Project Management, and operational delivery of new markets and solutions. He will complement VeBridge with 30 years of diverse experience in full lifecycle development of IT and financial projects serving government, justice, and higher education clients. Paul successfully developed a complete Project Management Office (PMO) to support ten distinct vertical markets of solutions services.

Paul has always demonstrated a creative entrepreneurial approach to business and does so with honesty, integrity, and high ethical standards. He has the ability to translate complex project requirements into effective strategies, resulting in increased efficiencies, productivity, and profitability. He will assist VeBridge to leverage a balanced complement of analytic and financial ability with practical operations skills.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration-Accounting from Kutztown University and a Master of Science, Information Science from Pennsylvania State University. He has three wonderful children, two of which are currently attending universities and one a high school sophomore. All participate in the sport of swimming and enjoy travelling the country experiencing the great outdoors.