Bert Ruiz

    Senior Consultant

    Bert Ruiz supports non-profit organizations with executive search and leadership recruitment services. Hiring key leaders is one of the most important decisions a non-profit can make. Bert can help your organization: 

    • attract and retain top talent
    • evaluate and forecast workforce needs
    • improve hiring processes

    Bert also shares resources for best practices in recruitment and retention via DBD communications and training.

    With a 21-year career in the non-profit industry, Bert formerly served as Region Director, CEO Search with YMCA of the USA. He also served as Senior Manager of Chronic Disease Prevention Programs within the Healthy Living Department. Project activities included the development of a national strategy to promote adoption and implementation of approaches to address health disparities and healthy aging, with specific focus on primary chronic disease prevention and screening. He led development and dissemination of primary chronic disease prevention services and resources.

    In addition to serving at the national level, previous work includes years of operations experience serving as Senior Program Director, Associate Executive Director, and Executive Director with the YMCA of Greater Houston.

    Bert has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Houston, a Master of Science in Organizational Management and Leadership from Springfield College and is bi-lingual in English and Spanish. Bert and his wife, Wendy, have two adult children, and reside in Houston, Texas.

    Phone/Fax (toll-free):877.393.3904
    Phone (direct):713.459.5333

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