Ruth Erickson has responsibilities for various marketing programs, brand management, corporate communications and sponsorships. She began her career in web development at Great Plains Software in Fargo, North Dakota, which led her to a successful career at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington. In her 17 years at Microsoft, Ruth worked across various leadership roles in marketing and product organizations. Ruth is passionate about building integrated, experiential marketing programs that improve customer experiences while being a marketing change agent to implement both strategic and tactical plans to grow businesses. Ruth has a B.A. in Communications and English from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.