Richard Ruhe

MSEL Faculty
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(760) 489-5005 ext. 5209
Office Location
The Ken Blanchard Companies
  • Ph.D., Human Resource Development, George Washington University
  • MBA, University of New Haven

Selected Publications


Richard Ruhe is a compelling and sought-after motivational speaker, consultant, trainer, and businessperson. Ruhe is a senior associate for The Ken Blanchard Companies. He is the author of the training program Total Quality Leadership and 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 has worked with Motorola, Gap, Chick-fil-A, General Foods, Domino's Pizza, Petco, U.S. Navy, Party Concepts, Estee Lauder, MCI, Bally's, Williams-Sonoma, Del Monte Foods, Los Angeles World Airports, Albertson's, McKesson, and Red Lobster.