MEET RUTH

Dynamic Focused Leadership Delivering Positive Results for Our Community

RUTH CARTER-LYNCH

30-Year Corporate Business Veteran

Solutions for Now and the Future!!!

 

SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2019 Supreme Court Appointment for a Public Member Seat on The Florida Bar-Finalist

  • Broward Education Foundation-current Board Secretary

  • Broward County Education Facilities Committee - Chair

  • Florida Bar Citizen Advisory Committee

  • Broward College - Mentor

  • Parkway Middle School - Mentor

  • “2019 Community Champion” Award - Parkway Middle School

  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Education Committee

  • PHA Order of Eastern Star, Golden Victor #44- Member

  • 2014  Ruth’s List, FL - SE Regional Chair

  • 2006 Minority Development and Empowerment, Inc. - Chair

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward Inc. - Advisory Board Member

  • Planned Parenthood South Palm Beach and Broward Counties, Inc. - Board Member

  • Leadership Broward -"Class XXII"

  • Leadership Broward Foundation - Board Member; Board Secretary 2004

  •  Junior Achievement - Corporate Volunteer

  • Network Magazine -  South Florida’s 50 Most Influential Black Business Professionals profile

  • Alive Magazine - 2008 Woman of the Year

  • United States Hispanic Contractors Association (USHCA) - National Board Member

  • Received Award 2015, Academic Solutions Community Champion Award  

  • 2004 Ruth (Carter) Lynch Appreciation Day - Broward County Board of Commissioners Proclamation

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt; Green Belt Apprentice - Breakthru Institute              

  • R&R Business & Political Consulting, Inc.- President & CEO - Public Relations, Capacity Development & Community Advocacy

  • Planned Parenthood of South Palm Beach & Broward Counties - President & CEO

  • National/Alamo Car Rental, Inc.- Director, Diversity/Emerging Markets, National Strategic Alliances & Partnerships with minority-market segments

  • Baxter Healthcare Corporation - Trainer/Administrative Supervisor

  • Rita Patton & Associates:  Human Resources Recruiter & Employee Counselor (200+ Employees)

  • Seven-Up Company, Inc.:  Affirmative Action Administrator

  • MGM Studios:  Administrative Supervisor & Office Manager (100+ Employees)

  • 20+ years of Customer Service Management & Supervision

 

A Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt apprentice, Ruth holds an MBA Certificate in Business Management/Executive Leadership from St. Thomas University, Minneapolis, MN.  Ruth earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Science from Almeda University, and her Associate of Arts in Legal Secretarial Training from Sawyer College of Business, Los Angeles, CA. Passionate about education and a lifelong learner, Ruth has studied Behavioral Sciences at National Lewis University in Chicago, Business Management at Maryville University in St. Louis, MO., and Biology/Psychology at Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, MS.    

Ruth is happily married to Reverend Robert L. Lynch, and together they have four beautiful daughters and 10 wonderful grandchildren.

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