Ruthie started with Discovery in their first year of operation, 2008. Based in the Ulverstone Head Office, Ruthie has responsibility for Human Resources, Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Policy Development and Marketing. She is proud of her contribution to Discovery and her own professional growth over the last 11 years and is currently undertaking a Diploma in Human Resource Management. Ruthie is committed to creating a strong foundation of respectful, professional and supportive relationships as a key to ensuring each member of our team has the opportunity to thrive and be successful.
Ruthie was born and raised in Texas but has close family ties in Australia and even lived in Tasmania for a few years during her childhood. She holds her Bachelor of Communication Studies (minor in International Relations) from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. In 2004, after graduating from University, Ruthie traveled around Australia, eventually settling in Tasmania. She currently resides in Ulverstone with her husband, 2 sons and crazy bulldog named Winifred.