Richard Ruhe

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Richard Ruhe
MSEL Faculty

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Phone | (760) 489-5005 ext. 5209
Office | The Ken Blanchard Companies

    MSEL Faculty

    Richard Ruhe is a compelling and sought-after motivational speaker, consultant, trainer, and businessperson. Having had extensive management and supervisory experience in the private and public sectors, Ruhe has a myriad of entertaining, humorous, and inspiring anecdotes that lend themselves well to his presentations on the important and popular topics of productivity improvement, change, and customer service. Currently, Ruhe is a senior associate for The Ken Blanchard Companies. He has worked with Ken Blanchard, Tom Peters, Gordon Lippitt, Leonard Nadler, and Paul Hersey. He is the author of the training program Total Quality Leadership, released through The Ken Blanchard Companies. He also serves as a regular columnist for Sales and Marketing magazine and has been published in Training and Development, Western Business System Journal, Proceedings of the Academy of Management, and Executive Excellence. A past chapter president of Sales and Marketing Executives, he is also a member of the International Customer Service Association, the National Speakers Association, the International Platform Association, the American Society for Training and Development, and the American Society of Quality Control. Ruhe received his MBA from the University of New Haven and his doctorate in human resource development from George Washington University. Ruhe has recently worked with Motorola, Gap, Chick-fil-A, General Foods, Domino's Pizza, Petco, U.S. Navy, Party Concepts, Estee Lauder, MCI, Bally's, Boise Cascade, Williams-Sonoma, Del Monte Foods, Los Angeles World Airports, Albertson's, McKesson, and Red Lobster.