Ruth Pankratz, Thought Leadership Advisory Council

It’s an honor to help diverse clients build their image word by word, creating compelling documents and developing marketing strategies. Throughout my corporate career and as owner of Gabby Communications, my passions have always been marketing and writing.  

While I enjoyed contributing to projects at Hewlett Packard, Konica Minolta, Proven Systems, and Performance Health Solutions, for the last 10 years I’ve been delighted to help professionals and small business owners communicate their brand and value.

By offering resumes, professional letters, LinkedIn profiles, job-search strategies, interview mentoring, operation structures, and marketing plans, I partner with clients to enhance their brand and confidence.

It’s been an honor to deliver presentations to international audiences about resume writing, interviewing strategies, business development, job search processes, marketing, and social media. Other contributions include career articles for Andrew Hudson’s Joblist, co-authoring e-books, resume contributions to publications, and co-ownership of Career Bridge Institute.    

My professional designations and distinctions include:

  • Nationally Certified Résumé Writer (NCRW)
  • Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW)
  • Certified Résumé Development Coach (CRDC)
  • Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC)
  • Web Technologies Certified (International Web Association)
  • Recognized Outstanding Achievement in Resumes award (ROAR)
  • Master of Business Administration degree (Colorado State University)
  • Bachelor of Communications degree (Kennesaw State University)

Highlights of publications, presentations, and industry leadership roles:

  • Conference presenter: Career Thought Leaders (CTL), Colorado Career Development Association (CCDA), National Career Development Association (NCDA), National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP), The National Résumé Writers’ Association (NRWA), and the University of Northern Colorado.
  • Trainer for The National Résumé Writers’ Association (NRWA), Career Thought Leaders, Resumes for Heroes, and Career Bridge Institute.
  • Board Member: NRWA Experienced Business Industry Leader, NRWA Education Chair, and NRWA Secretary.
  • Article contributor: Career Planning & Adult Development Journal, Andrew Hudson’s Joblist, SQL career day, eHow, and Demand Studios.

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