Ruthanne is a Partner and co-founder of Hudson Gate Partners. She brings to the Firm several years of recruitment experience; since 2002, Ruthanne has made several hundreds of placements with multiple top-tier financial firms.

Prior to starting Hudson Gate Partners, Ruthanne worked for a New York based executive search firm where her most recent role was Head of the Human Resources Practice, which she founded in 2007. In earlier years, she also founded the Firm’s Admin/Support Practice. She served as a member of both the management team and operating committee.

Earlier in her career, Ruthanne was a hi-tech/international marketing professional and worked for Oracle, Lucent, and later Volera, a Novell subsidiary. Prior to business school, she worked in business development for the French Trade Commission of San Francisco where she assisted French technology companies to establish a presence in the USA.

A native of the Bay Area, Ruthanne currently divides her time between New York and San Francisco. She is a very proud member of the National Advisory Council of DonorsChoose.org (www.donorschoose.org) and a Renaissance Weekend participant (www.renaissanceweekend.org).

Ruthanne has a BA in International Relations from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA from UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business.