As the principal in charge of operations, Ruth brings four decades of experience in the Washington area as a lobbyist, homemaker, civic activist, and investment manager. Her organizational acumen provides a strong administrative and operational foundation for EDGE

  • Northstar Collaborative, President, 2003-Present
    Manages a multi-million-dollar real estate investment portfolio
  • Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization, Community Coordinator, 1996-2000
    Supported a community-wide economic development program in Arlington, VA
  • Assistant to Vice President and Mrs Gore, 1992-2001
    Provided ongoing support to the Second Family
  • Clinton-Gore Presidential Transition Team, 1992
    Served as an administrator for the Second Family-elect
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation, Congressional Liaison & Assistant Director of Maritime Preservation, 1976-1986
    Developed and implemented advocacy campaigns; developed special projects and administered grant programs
  • Arlington Public Schools, Parent Volunteer, 1988-2009
    Supported tutoring programs, the PTA, after school projects, and youth development activities
  • University of California, Berkeley, BA in History, 1971