Ruth Fishbeck, Executive Director

Ruth is the Executive Director of the Health Initiative, a non-profit communitiy health improvement organization, and WorkWell Investments, a for-profit subsidiary of the Health Initiative.  Under her leadership the Health Initative developed its worksite wellness services, using current research and best practices, into a fee-for-service business that has become WorkWell Investments.

Ruth has over 25 years of experience in running successful small businesses in both the for profit and non profit sectors.  In addition to her positions with the Health Initiative and WorkWell Investments, she is a consultant on agency development, grantwriting and program planning, and a federal grant reviewer.   Throughout her career she has presented workshops on a variety of health and wellness topics at both state and national conferences, as well as providing grant-writing trainings throughout the northeast. 

In addition to having a great time at work, Ruth enjoys hiking in the Adirondacks, family time and travel.

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