Claudia Ruffin
Ruffin Consulting and Training

About The President

Claudia Ruffin

An accomplished trainer and coach, Claudia Ruffin is the president and founder of Ruffin Consulting & Training, LLC. Claudia has worked for over a decade with talent at various organizational levels in the United States and Europe to maximize individual and organizational performance. After returning from Germany, Claudia pursued her passion for development and extended her services beyond the corporate industry into higher education and sports.

Claudia is highly recognized for how she transforms her passion for the development of others into a unique coaching style; helping them to understand who and where they are and map out where they want to be. As a seasoned practitioner with a track record of success, Claudia’s international and diversified experience in corporate, academic, consulting and athletics creates a unique blend for leading her organization and for meeting the needs of their clients.

Claudia is frequently requested to give keynote presentations and conduct workshops for various organizations. She is a presenter and facilitator for national leadership programs to include WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. a nationally recognized resource for cultivating leadership excellence. Claudia is contributing writer for recently published book, “Women Are Changing the Corporate Landscape” by authors Jean Otte and Rosina Racioppi of WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. Claudia serves on the advisory board of Linkage, Inc., Best of Organizational Development Summit. She also supports Girls, Inc. Corporate Camp as a panelist and presentation coach. Most recently, Claudia was recognized and honored by her alma mater, Morgan State University for her accomplishments and service. A frequent guest speaker for sport camps, Claudia is also a certified national trainer and conducts speed, agility and quickness programs.

Claudia has coached high performers around the world and customized leadership and management development programs with top business schools in France, Switzerland and the United States. She has led major company-wide organizational change and improvement initiatives. Claudia has built an international business with tailored services for clients in the corporate, academic, and sports industries.

A native of Virginia, Claudia holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Sciences and a Master of Business Administration from Morgan State University. Claudia has also studied Advanced Coaching under world leaders Marshall Goldsmith and Phil Harkins. Claudia is Boardroom Bound® Boardology™ Institute Governance Graduate. She has also attained a variety of certifications.

Claudia enjoys playing golf, riding motorcycles and volunteering to support others.

Leadership Development & Executive Coaching


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Leadership Development & Life Coaching


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Skills Development & Life Coaching


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