Ruta is the Controller at Groundswell Fund with over 21 years of accounting and finance experience with specialties in improving accounting systems and processes, financial planning and analysis, auditing, and Form 990 preparation.
Her goal is to provide insightful organizational financial analyses to deliver accurate information to the board of directors, senior management/directors, and staff. She is passionate about her work and is dedicated to bridging the gap between the finance and program staff world to support and empower the program staff with the tools and confidence to read and understand financials.
Ruta grew up in Asmara, Eritrea, and migrated to Oakland, CA, in 2006. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and volunteering at school in her free time.