Ruby Maddox

Chief Purpose Director, Direct Your Purpose

Ruby Maddox is a consultant, speaker, and workshop facilitator, dedicated to helping, young entrepreneurs go from “concept to concrete” on their ideas and careers while cultivating meaningful contributions to society.

She has spent more than 15 years working in the field of nonprofit management and philanthropy and serves as a lead mentor at Valley Venture Mentors, an accelerator firm in Western Massachusetts.
She is the co-founder of two nonprofit organizations (Gardening the Community and Leaders of the Free World) both focused on social justice, leadership, and equity; and she’s received numerous awards and recognition for her achievements including a 40 Under 40 Business and Community Leader’s award. Most recently she was a 2018 TEDx Springfield Speaker.