Ruthie currently serves as the founding Development Director of City Year Dallas. City Year Dallas works in seven Dallas ISD campuses and improves educational outcomes for over 7,000 students in our community. Before joining City Year Dallas, Ruthie worked for Girls Scouts of Northeast Texas, Red Cross North Texas Region, and on several political campaigns. Ruthie received a BA in Government and Communications from the University of Texas at Austin. Ruthie is a member of the Dallas Junior League volunteering at Dallas CASA and the Dallas Zoo. She led the Dallas Texas Exes Young Alumni for several years, driving attendance up and raising scholarship money for underprivileged and high achieving students in the community.