Senior Product Manager
Ruth was born in Washington, DC. She graduated from Earlham College with a B.A in American Frontier History and she holds a Master’s in Education from Penn State. Throughout the 1990s, Ruth was a key contributor at YBP Library Services in the design and implementation of approval plans, profiling decision support tools, cataloging and shelf-preparation services, and GOBI. In 2000, Ruth founded R2 Consulting with her partner Rick Lugg, and spent 12 years helping academic libraries redesign technical services workflows and adapt organizational structures. Since 2012, Ruth, along with her SCS colleagues, has focused on strategic management of print collections. She is delighted, now, to be a new part of the OCLC story.