Ruth Whitney

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Ruth H. Whitney is the founder and CEO of inVeritas Research & Consulting, Inc., a national public affairs firm specializing in management consulting, strategic communication, government relations, research, and jury selection and litigation support.  Ruth serves as a strategic advisor to clients based on her expertise in law, government, politics and public opinion. She has been privileged to work with, among others BHP Billiton, Baxter Healthcare, Governor Mike Beebe (AR), Northrop Grumman, the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, Attorney General Jim Hood (MS), Delta Dental, the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, Molina Healthcare, and Wal-Mart.

Ruth earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association, is admitted to practice in Arkansas and the U.S. District Courts in Arkansas, and has been admitted pro hac vice in various jurisdictions across the country.

Before founding inVeritas, Ruth built and managed the Arkansas office of Global Strategy Group where she specialized in executing winning campaigns in the public and private sectors. Prior to joining GSG, Ruth served as Counsel and Chief of Staff to Attorney General Mike Beebe and developed professional relationships with Attorneys General across the country. Ruth has extensive legal and management experience, including over 10 years as a healthcare and administrative lawyer with the Arkansas Department of Human Services and as Counsel to Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard.

Ruth has served as a guest writer to Talk Business and currently serves on a number of Boards of Directors including the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce; NanoMech Inc., a nanomanufacturing innovation and product development firm; and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance.  Ruth also serves her state and community as a member of Leadership Arkansas, Accelerate Arkansas, and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.