Russell Ridley

CHIEF SOLUTIONS OFFICER
Started at PCMI – 2016

BORN
Houston, Texas

FAVORITE HOBBY
Colored Pencil Art (Plein Air Landscapes)

FAVORITE FOOD
Smoked Beef Ribs

FAVORITE BOOKS
History, action adventure, fiction

FAVORITE TRIP
Catamaran all around the Caribbean

FAVORITE MUSIC
Songs with uplifting lyrics

HIDDEN TALENT
Snow skiing

BUCKET LIST
Do a painting in every US National Park

PCMI has great people from all over the world, I really enjoy  mentoring the young incredibly talented team members.  I also love overcoming the challenges of creating software for the auto industry.

Role at PCMI

Russell Ridley is the Chief Solutions Officer (CSO) and is responsible for delivering the best solution to our customers. He brings extensive experience in both the technology and automotive F&I industry. With over 20 years of experience, he has dealt with all aspects of the industry from TPA’s and OEM’s to dealerships. Mr. Ridley also has key experience in being a contributor in the development of an administration system while working on a major system integration at a previous company with Mr. Nagelvoort.

Career

Prior to joining the PCMI team, Russ was the Director of Information Technology for one of the industries’ leading administrators, GULF Sates Financial Services, supporting both the OEM and insurance needs of a TPA for 23 years. He successfully deployed numerous projects utilizing a broad range of innovative technologies that improved the operational effectiveness.

Education

Russ holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Cameron University. In addition, he finished an Executive Education Program at McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

Certified Scrum Product Owner Badge

Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®)

Management 3.0 Foundation Certification

Management 3.0:
Foundation Workshop

Texas University - future leader development program

University of Texas Future Leaders’ Development Program

Top Strengths

Russell naturally absorbs and analyzes information to help make better decisions. His CliftonStrengths leadership style is strategic thinking.

1

Futuristic

Energizes others with his visions
2

Maximizer

Transforms strong into superb
3

Responsibility

Commits to getting things done
4

Self-Assurance

Feels confident in following his inner compass
5

Strategic

Creates alternative ways to achieve goals

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