Veracity helps software development companies release better products in less time.
Veracity helps SME software development companies and release better products in less time through a unique management and mentoring approach that transforms development groups into high performance teams. This proprietary approach—called Blendsourcing—has helped Veracity build its reputation over the past 18 years as the go-to consulting firm for software companies. Organizations that stake their business on superior software development to generate profits rely on Veracity to help them shorten time to market, inject innovative ideas, tackle big technical problems, and hit critical deadlines. Veracity also helps organizations fill gaps in their teams for immediate and mid-term needs.
From a young age, Veracity CEO Galen Murdock knew what he wanted to do for a living; improve people’s lives with technology. He dedicated his education to building his technological acumen with a degree in computer science while building software and consulting for national companies. Galen discovered he had a talent for assessing technical situations and providing solutions. He surrounded himself with other leaders in technology and business to establish Veracity Solutions in 1998. The name “Veracity Solutions” was selected because it represented the company’s vision for integrity and doing something that mattered, and it captured the founder’s passion for being results-driven.
Over the past 18 years, Veracity’s golden thread has been strengthening organizations and individuals by adding expertise, value and artistry, and by espousing the virtues of truthfulness, utility, practicality. Veracity’s greatest success has come since it made the conscious decision to become a strategy and execution agency, which allowed Veracity consultants to not only identify but solve problems within client teams. Veracity’s sustained growth year over year has been a result of hiring the best talent, a willingness to take risks despite uncertainty, and the skill to implement systems that help teams, products and organizations become great.
Galen Murdock is a creative software executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience building world-class teams, innovative products and profitable companies in healthcare, finance, and education. Galen consults with software companies from Fortune 100 to startups to create market-driven web, mobile, native and cloud applications. He is co-creator of the blendsourcing™ model of trusted collaboration, a software architect, an Agile coach, and serves on advisory boards for several software companies and universities and on the U.S. HHS ONC’s Clinical Quality Workgroup. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with his sweetheart, Danielle, and their four energetic children.
Michael has over 35 years’ experience in sales and marketing, corporate business operations and manufacturing. He is an entrepreneur having owned several businesses and is currently a co-founder and partner of Veracity Solutions, Inc. He attended the University of Utah majoring in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Psychology.
Marva is a versatile, results-driven professional with more than 20 years of C-level experience in diverse industries. She is a talented change agent with extensive experience driving corporate transformations, developing new business strategies, and launching start-ups. A strong leader who holds her teams accountable and encourages her people to achieve peak performance, Marva is a master at holding difficult conversations – which she handles effectively and compassionately – she has been referred to as an inspiring leader with impeccable understanding of business strategy and finance, and a visionary leader with initiative, drive, decisiveness and focus who always puts her clients first.
For over 15 years, Brian has been helping companies bridge business problems with technical solutions. He has held leadership roles in Sales, Channel Development, Strategic Alliances, Product Development and Product Management for companies ranging from global consulting organizations to emerging cloud enablement and SaaS firms. At Veracity, Brian is responsible for working with new and prospective clients to help establish and fulfill their business goals in product and software development via Veracity’s Blendsourcing™ model. He earned his Masters of Business Administration from Utah State University and lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and 2 children.
As VP of Delivery, Scott brings over 20 years of Information Technology skill and experience across various roles, industries, and platforms. Scott has held roles in executive management, business development, and software development at companies such as Tomax, inContact and Echopass. Scott also serves as the Secretary of the Utah chapter of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) and participates in local industry groups such as Agile Executives. He is involved in leadership, music, and teaching at his local church. Scott lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife of 25 years.
Val is responsible for nurturing and growing the Veracity Community. He is responsible for recruiting, training and all HR needs of the company. His 21-year career has focused on lifting and mentoring those he works with, creating environments where people thrive and building high performance teams. As a leading producer and project lead of web development and software development projects, he has worked on products for Ameriprise Financial, Microsoft, Nuskin, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and nearly every auto manufacturer on the planet, among countless others. Val graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He is an avid volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America and enjoys hanging with his family.
Early in his career Robert discovered a knack for understanding complex customer needs and designing elegant solutions. This led him to business development roles with Fortune 500 companies Lexis Nexis and Xerox providing consulting and guidance for Risk Management and Healthcare Cost Savings. Robert led teams that managed in excess of $50M annually in business bookings and spearheaded several new product lines and initiatives. At Veracity, Robert continues his passion of providing consulting and guidance for software companies to solve their toughest problems. Robert lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, 5 children, 2 dogs, and 8 chickens.
Jo is a seasoned strategic operations leader, specializing in information technology. She has extensive global expertise in business analytics, operational management and leadership. As a Principal at Veracity, Jo manages day-to-day operational and strategic aspects of multiple, large-scale client projects. Her strengths include Collaborative Leadership, Business Analytics, Problem Solving, and Global Business Operations. She has a strong work ethic, exceptional communications and interpersonal skills, and is always looking to improve her knowledge base and her craft. Jo has been a member of SIM (now AIM Utah) since 1999 and served on the Board of Directors from 2003 – 2004. She earned her BS in Statistics and her MA in Applied Statistics from the University of Michigan.
Mike joined Veracity in 2016 to ensure team satisfaction as well as to assist with the overall growth of our amazing Veracity team. He comes to us with a deep background in Recruiting and Sales. He earned his B.S. degree in Communications with a focus on Interpersonal Communication from the University of Utah. He also loves spending time with his wife and family. In his free time, he loves playing music and is usually involved in some type of musical project.
Jordan has a creative marketing mind with an emphasis on operational execution. Jordan comes to Veracity with a diverse background in marketing and sales from both the tech and financial retirement industries. He has influenced high-level company decisions throughout his employment experience through implementing and maintaining operational excellence. Jordan graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelors of Art in Humanities. He is Veracity’s resident “Green Thumb”. He competitively grows giant pumpkins in excess of 500lbs and uses them both for carving and pumpkin boat racing.
For over 22 years Shawn has been either crafting software himself, or overseeing teams of world-class software developers. Shawn has vast experience in web-based, SaaS and Ecommerce products. In addition to creating software, Shawn has a deep passion for Agile & amp; lean software practices; he loves transforming organizations into highly functional teams that are able to achieve their goals. Shawn graduated from Mayville State University with a BS in Computer Information Systems and a minor in Psychology. Shawn lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and two children.
Natalie has seven years’ administrative and human resources experience. As community coordinator, Natalie manages the processes and tools that keep the team running smoothly. She enjoys wearing many different hats and finding creative ways to improve the organization.
Natalie attended Southern Utah University, and received her degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in Math and P.E. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband.
Megan has over 12 years’ experience in the accounting field including management roles for a leading tax preparation company and a regional collection law firm. She is expert at streamlining accounting processes to improve overall accuracy and productivity and working collaboratively to help co-workers understand how their roles impact the company’s financial performance. She lives in the Sandy area and in her down time enjoys spending time outdoors with her two active boys.
Dean brings over 20 years of experience developing and supporting on premise and cloud-based software solutions. He is passionate about solving problems, building relationships, delighting customers, creating high performing teams, and achieving results. Dean has held senior leadership roles in software engineering, quality assurance, program management, release management, professional services, and technical support. Company experience includes Novell, Excite@Home, Volera, Control4, FamilySearch, and inContact. Dean earned a BS in Information Systems from Brigham Young University. He is a project management professional (PMP), a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO). Dean lives in Highland, UT with his wife of 26 years. They have four children.
Danyelle is a dedicated and focused recruiting coordinator who excels at prioritizing and completing multiple tasks simultaneously. She has 20 years’ of experience as a coordinator in multiple job fields and is excited about her new adventures in this recruiting profession.
Wendy has over 15 years' experience as a Proposal Coordinator, Mortgage Loan Processor and Administrative assistant in a variety of industries, including Engineering, Mining, Municipal Water and the Mortgage industry. Wendy is great at problem solving and managing highly technical documentation across multiple programs. The attention to detail and team coordination skills that she developed while overseeing mortgage loan processing and proposal creation have proven valuable as she coordinates the many details the Veracity Delivery team deals with on a daily basis. She lives in Salt Lake City, UT with her son and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Ann is a career executive assistant with over 15 years of experience assisting CEO’s and their associated Executive Team Members. Prior to her work at Veracity she worked at several well-known companies such as WebMD and The Sharper Image. Ann loves the variety that her work affords and thrives on the fast-paced environment associated with the office of the CEO. She loves cooking, baking, hiking and snowshoeing. Ann lives in Salt Lake City with her husband Rick and her their cat, Super Kitty, and dog, Remington.