holds a Masters Degree and has many years of senior management experience in
both the public and private sectors. She has been a community leader in
Southern Nevada for more than twenty years. Ruth is a graduate of the
Leadership Las Vegas program and is a recipient of the Las Vegas Chamber's
Circle of Excellence Award. She also received the Distinguished Leadership
Award sponsored by the Community Leadership Association. Ruth is a lifetime
member of both the International Association for Public Participation and
the International Association of Facilitators.
Because she believes in giving back to her community, Ruth has been a founding member of, and served on, many local non-profit boards and professional organizations. Ruth obtained the Certified Professional Facilitator designation in 2004 from the International Association of Facilitators and is the first one in Nevada to hold this prestigious designation. Her many years of experience in conflict resolution and management are an asset in facilitating in-depth and meaningful group discussions, strategic planning and organizational development.
She uses her skills to tap the wisdom in the room to address most organizational and team challenges and uses those same skills to make workshops, retreats, strategic planning sessions and training very engaging and interactive.
Examples of Ruth Urban's work
The Urban Group Leads Institute
The Urban Group was selected to conduct the Nevada State Library and Archives 2007 Leadership Institute. With an outstanding team, including Ruth Urban, Ingrid Bens, internationally known author, and Carla Sanda, Certified Professional Facilitator, Facilitating to Lead! a comprehensive facilitative leadership institute was developed. Read about this exciting institute.