Richard (RJ) Ruano is an Analyst at McChrystal Group currently supporting client delivery of training products. As a former intern at McChrystal Group, RJ advised a global healthcare company in aligning on strategy and establishing a better operating cadence between internationally dispersed teams.
Prior to joining McChrystal Group, RJ worked for the United States Senate as an Immigration Caseworker and Spanish Translator. He was also the Communications Coordinator for the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge at the University of Chicago. RJ has additionally worked in community outreach and policy research for a number of government offices at the federal and state level. He has led several teaching programs in the Middle East and Asia focused on leadership and public discourse.
RJ graduated from the University of Chicago with Honors where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.