Steve Brugman has served as The Nexus Group President and CEO since January 2010. Steve’s passion for using technology to solve business problems and enable efficient / scalable business processes grew from his 16 years experience at Oracle Corp. While at Oracle, Steve was VP / GM of the strategic accounts consulting business and had responsibility for the healthcare, automotive and high tech industry consulting practices. This experience afforded Steve the opportunity to collaborate and deploy business process and technology solutions in security and compliance, supply chain planning, finance, CRM and ERP. Notably, Steve’s team had responsibility for Oracle’s largest hosting and managed services customer.
Steve holds an MBA from Duke University / Fuqua School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University. He and his wife Sharon have two children and are active in a number of church and community organizations in Williamson and Davidson Counties.
Robert England currently serves as The Nexus Group CFO as well as the Healthcare Partner leading the effort to serve Physicians, Hospitals and medical services companies across the State of Tennessee.
Robert's 26 years with Hospital Corporation of America afforded him the opportunity to gain the following leadership experiences and bring this to the clients of The Nexus Group as follows:
Mat Gaskins serves as Vice President of Infrastructure. Mat has over 20 years experience in information technology with an emphasis in the Healthcare industry. Most recently, Mat was Vice President of Infrastructure for AIM / United Healthcare. In his career he has managed over 50 data centers domestically and abroad, his team has implemented cutting edge Cloud technologies, maintained Infrastructure Services for an OLTP database labeled the largest in the world at the time, and built progressive Infrastructure Services that supported the logical and physical security requirements for sensitive data.
The Nexus Group CEO, Steve Brugman, said; "Mat is a rare executive in Nashville to have deep technical experience coupled with experience building out secure infrastructure to support Enterprise level customers. We have grown our Cloud and data center services business over the past two years and with the addition of Mat to our executive team, Nexus is positioned to capitalize on Nashville being an information hub for healthcare data."
Andy Bass serves as the Director of Systems Engineering. Andy has extensive experience in secure, high performance enterprise systems and technologies. Skilled in design, implementation, and management of physical and virtual server infrastructure and data and voice network infrastructure. Excellent problem solving capabilities and deep technical knowledge. Proven track record of improving operational efficiency and maintaining confidentiality, integrity, and availability of services. Andy thrives in environments that value technical ingenuity. Andy holds a PhD in biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University.
John serves as the Director of Network Engineering. John has over thirteen years of experience in the Network and Security industry. He has worked as a Senior Level Network Engineer and Operational Team Lead for BlueStar.Net, AIM Healthcare, First Consulting Group, Computer Science Corporation, Central Parking Systems, and Hospital Corporation of America. His background includes Healthcare and Large Corporate Security and Infrastructure, Data Center Design and Operation, Disaster Recovery, and Virtualization. John architects secure and efficient solutions for difficult and challenging problems.