Expect the Extraordinary
At Ruiz Strategies we are passionate about working with our private sector clients and government customers to help them effectively tell their unique story. We help clients communicate, engage and build relationships with the people that matter most.
Our team specializes in creating and executing integrated communication strategies, transformative messaging and content marketing to connect with target audiences in relevant ways, grow their businesses to achieve broader market penetration, and to elevate their brands as recognizable thought leaders while enhancing their corporate brands. We bring years of experience successfully delivering solutions centered around new media, traditional media, social media and virtual technology.
What truly sets us apart is our real-world experience in the corporate, media and digital industries as well as the caliber of our team and strategic partners. Ruiz Strategies is a certified minority-owned (MBE), woman-owned (WBE), and woman-owned small business (WOSB) via the NMSDC, WBENC, and the U.S. Women's Chamber. We are headquartered in Los Angeles, California with operations in Washington, D.C. and Houston, Texas.
Your results tell our story.
President & CEO
Michele Ruiz, President & CEO, brings unique strategic and business experience as well as insight. She is a former award-winning broadcast journalist, subject matter expert, and a sought-after professional speaker on topics including communications, digital strategies, technology, and entrepreneurship. She is a senior strategist and specializes in crisis communications, reputation management, media training, social media and content marketing. She leads a team that is experienced, certified and award-winning in social media, PR, media training, online marketing, market research, crisis, communications, reputation management, content marketing, change management, digital strategies and technology. Michele’s latest endeavor involves publishing her first best-selling book, Content Marketing for Lawyers. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Michele Ruiz enjoyed a long career as an award-winning broadcast journalist and received 16 Emmy nominations during her news broadcasting career, 5 Emmy's, 4 Golden Mikes as well as LA Press Club Awards.
Monica L. Bouldin
Monica Bouldin brings more than 20+ years of award-winning B2B and B2C marketing communications expertise to the Ruiz Strategies team. A dynamic combination of creative strategy and results-based execution, Monica specializes in corporate communications and lifestyle marketing, influencer engagement, experiential events, digital strategy, internal, crisis and multi-cultural communications. Spanning her agency career, Monica has worked with a variety of Fortune 500 companies and brands, as well as state and local agencies. An award-winning marketer, Monica began her career in entertainment working for Fox Broadcasting Company and Warner Bros., respectively. Monica has worked for some of the largest PR agencies in the world including Ogilvy PR, Hill+Knowlton, and Edelman.
Accomplishments & Recognitions
Latina STYLE Business Woman of the Year Award
LA Business Journal’s Women Making a Difference Award Nomination
International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge 2015 Honoree
NAWBO LA Rising Star of the Year Award
4 Golden Mikes
LA Press Club Awards
16 Emmy Nominations
5 Emmy Awards
Join the Team
Working at Ruiz Strategies is being part of a growing family of diverse thinkers and doers who make the unexpected happen. Above. Beyond. Exceptional. This is our mantra and our mission. It’s more than delivering on our promise of exceptional results for some of the world’s leading companies and government agencies. It’s cultivating experienced communications professionals with a passion for excellence who believe in the power of the team, integrity and competitive advantage.
We offer a forward-thinking approach to flexible schedules, work from anywhere days, giving-back initiatives, Taco Tuesdays, 401k, paid time off, health, dental and vision benefits, flexible spending, supplemental insurance, professional development and more to ensure that our people can work at their maximum potential and achieve amazing things together. Ruiz Strategies is a place where you can have good idea and turn into a real, tangible solution. And we are ealways looking for the best talent to join our team of passionate thinkers and makers.
The following are our core values which define the essence of what it means to be a part of Ruiz Strategies:
At Ruiz Strategies we are not only committed to making an impact for our clients, but also in the communities where our teams work. We support Communities in Schools, the nation's largest and most effective organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and helping them succeed in life.
At Ruiz Strategies, we are committed to effective green practices in our operations to benefit our employees, our clients, and our environment. The goals of our “green vision” include:
- Reduce our company’s carbon footprint
- Reduce the amount of waste our company produces
- Increase our green knowledge
Keeping our goals in mind, we have implemented the following practices within our company:
- Working-from-anywhere days so employees reduce their time in their cars
- Maintaining a 90% paperless work environment
- Recycling used equipment
- Focusing on reducing our energy usage
- Whenever possible, purchasing products with lower environmental impact.
These steps are just the beginning of fighting the good fight on behalf of our planet to help create a sustainable future for everyone.