Ruth served the financial services industry for 20+ years before retiring as Senior Vice President of Citi Community Development in 2022.  She held a variety of previous positions, including Financial Controller for Citi Global Technology, Director of Operations for Citi’s Student Loan Corporation, and Managing Director of Mortgage Wholesale Originations for CitiMorgage in St. Louis. Through her work at Citi and 30+ years in the military, Ruth understands the impact strong communities have on youth and families and is proud to be part of an organization that helps build those impacts. Ruth received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degress in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota.

Ruth lives on an acreage in Garretson, SD, where she connects to the rural landscape through organic gardening and is a proponent of sustainability and giving back.