Ruth Leal headshot


Development & Communications Coordinator

Ruth supports MHSA’s development efforts through direct mailing campaigns, fundraising strategies and communications. She assists in the strategic widespread of MHSA’s mission by maintaining and expanding MHSA’s constituency data base, using social media and supporting MHSA’s Young Professionals Group. Before joining MHSA, Ruth worked as a Development Specialist for a homeless services agency in Richmond, Virginia, and as an AmeriCorps VISTA member for the Virginia Housing Alliance. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Social Justice from Virginia Commonwealth University.