Vanessa Ruiz

External Affairs Associate | A for Arizona

How to Find Me

[email protected]

Follow me on Twitter! @Vanessa_Ruiz05

Fun Fact

Vanessa was asked to prom on top of the Eiffel Tower during her Sophomore year in high school.

Vanessa Ruiz is the External Affairs Associate at A for Arizona, an initiative of the Arizona Chamber Foundation. Vanessa serves as a liaison to create, facilitate, and maintain key relationships with school partners. Vanessa offers school partners the most updated information on school policies, upcoming events, networking connections, and resources that are beneficial to the growth and success of our partner schools. She also analyzes data that is imperative to the goals of A for Arizona.

Growing up in Arizona, Vanessa had an excellent education experience at both the Kyrene School District and the Tanque Verde Unified School District. Vanessa recently graduated from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. After receiving an exceptional education, Vanessa realized that she wants to ensure that all students in the state of Arizona get a quality education to prepare them for success in their future endeavors like her.

Prior to her role as an External Affairs Associate, Vanessa gained work experience through various internships with the ROSS buying office in Los Angeles and most recently as an intern at the Office of Senator John McCain in Washington, D.C. During her free time, she enjoys traveling and live music events.