Ruth Scott

After more than 30 years as a nonprofit executive, Ruth now focuses primarily on interim executive directorships and change management as principal of Ruth Scott Consulting.

Recent projects with which she’s been involved include strategic planning with the World of Speed Motorsports Museum, council development with iUrban Teen, board planning and development with Animal Aid, and assistance to the Oregon City Main Street program in preparing for the successful passage of its Economic Improvement District.

Most recently, Ruth was interim executive director at Lift Urban Portland, where she focused on revenue diversification and partnership development, and interim executive director at the Oregon Energy Fund (formerly HEAT Oregon), where she helped assess and restructure this crucial community organization.

Ruth served as President of Innovation Partnership from 2000 to 2015, and is a former chair of the Institute for Portland Metropolitan Studies at Portland State University.