Robert B. Engel
Director at Allied Motion
Mr. Engel has over forty years of business and leadership experience and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of BLT Advisory Services, LLC, a boutique advisory firm he joined in 2017, which provides guidance for business transformation, brand building and governance, as well as business and leadership development. Prior to BLT Advisory Services, Mr. Engel was in the banking industry for more than 30 years, including 17 years at CoBank, ACB in Denver, CO, serving first as President and Chief Operating Officer and subsequently being promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for leading the bank’s strategic and business initiatives. Under his leadership, CoBank delivered 17 consecutive years of earnings growth and was consistently rated among the safest banks in the world by Global Finance Magazine. Prior to this, Mr. Engel was with HSBC Bank USA in Buffalo, NY, for 14 years, where he served in positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately becoming the Chief Banking Officer. In this role, he was responsible for all revenue producing retail, commercial and institutional businesses. He began his banking career as Administrative Vice President at Empire of America, FSB. Before moving to the banking industry, Mr. Engel began his career in public accounting with Deloitte, and then KPMG, rising to the position of Senior Audit Manager.