Director, Associations and NGO
Ruth Song leads business development for the non-governmental organization (NGO) and professional association sectors of Sage’s business focusing on branding, strategy, and messaging.
A business-development expert with more than 15 years of industry experience, Ruth's background includes major branding and cause campaigns for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, National Retail Federation, National Association of Corporate Directors, Association of Corporate Counsel, American Pharmacists Association, US Water Alliance, and Priorities USA Action.
Before working with NGOs and professional associations, Ruth worked with nonprofit and arts organizations in the National Capital area, including the National Gallery of Art, The Phillips Collection, Wolf Trap Foundation, Street Soccer USA, HELP USA, Choral Arts Society of Washington, and The Washington Chorus. At Classical WGMS 103.5 FM, she established Front Row Washington, a weekly radio program generating numerous large corporate sponsorships for arts organizations. Front Row Washington can now be heard on WETA 90.9 FM.
In her free time, Ruth serves as a tutor helping students improve reading comprehension and prepare for the SAT. Ruth is also a classical pianist who enjoys both musical and visual arts.