Ronda Rutledge

Executive Director

Ronda, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has a background in psychology, communication, and organizational leadership. In her previous experiences as a nonprofit executive, she successfully led her agencies through two economic downturns resulting in programmatic expansion and exponential growth. Her professional career has included individual and family counseling, as well as leadership coaching and development, visioning and strategic planning, diversity/equity/inclusion, and policy advocacy. She uses an emotional intelligence framework with employees, resulting in happier and more fulfilled people which leads to a more joyful, productive work environment.

Pronouns: she/her
Location: Portland, OR

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PORTLAND, ORE. – May 30, 2023 – The Ecotrust Board of Trustees announced today it has selected Ronda Rutledge as its next Executive Director.

After an extensive nationwide search, Ecotrust is pleased to announce Ronda Rutledge as our new Executive Director.

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