Edie Ruge C.H.H.C., AADP

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Objective

To share my knowledge, resources, education, training and personal experience to guide others on their path to overall health and wellness.

Summary of Qualifications

Sound knowledge in nutrition, weight management and stress reduction

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Vast knowledge in principles of health, nutrition and overall wellness
  • Broad Experience in working with individuals who struggle with lifestyle and health challenges
  • Proven ability to develop personalized health plans that create successful and lasting change

Current Experience

The Promise of Health

Certified Health and Wellness Life Coach

  • Speaker, lecture and workshop presenter on a variety of health and lifestyle topics which inform and inspire people towards taking steps to look at their own goals for a healthier and more balanced life
  • Provide health consultations to guide people in determining their need for positive change in their lives
  • Provide one on one and group counseling in a structured program whose format has been proven to give people the tools, knowledge and support needed to achieve their goals
  • Corporate Wellness team member offering a variety of workshops and classes which add value to the Best Practice of a new or existing Corporate Wellness program

 

Past Experience

American Luxury Limousine, L.L.C. Westlake Village, CA                                                        

Director of Human Resources

  • Staffing, recruitment, benefits, training, compliance with all regulatory agencies including Public Utilities Commission, The Department of Motor Vehicles, The Department of Transportation, The California Highway Patrol.
  • Streamlined payroll processes and manage all payroll systems
  • Set up Employee Handbook, Drug and Alcohol policy, employment screening and background check procedures, training programs
  • Organized hiring practices and improved turnover rate by 75%
  • Set up improved safety program and practices and have kept Workers Comp claims to zero

Talent Entertainment Group/Management 360, Beverly Hills, CA

Head of Human Resources and Finance

  • HR duties include managing compensation and benefits, compliance, staffing, training, strategic planning, organizational design, outsourcing, performance management and career development
  • Corporate Wellness
  • Finance Management/Financial Analysis, Cost Controlling, Accounting
  • Office Operations / Facilities Manager

AT&T

Technical Sales Consultant

  • Provided technical sales support to the financial industry. Assigned to handle large financial institutions including banks, securities firms and the Pacific Stock Exchange
  • Conducted data gathering and analysis to solve telecommunications needs
  • Worked with engineers at Bell Labs to provide specific solutions and create proposals for marketing team
  • Gave formal presentations to key decision makers
  • Oversaw complete design and installation of data and telecommunication systems on-site
  • Received top awards in sales and service to client base
  • Provided ongoing system support

 

Professional Training

 

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology— MIS, computer programming, and data network design at MIT in conjunction with AT&T and Bell Labs
  • Sales and presentation skills, AT&T, Denver, Colorado. Studied presentation skills, marketing strategies and technical design
  • Data & Telecommunications Training, AT&T/ Bell Labs, New Jersey. Training focused on telephony and network design. Received specialized training in computer programming and system architecture

 

 

Education

Institute of Integrative Nutrition and New York State Department of Education

Certified Health Coach

American Academy of Drugless Practioners

Certified Holistic Health Practioner

 

California State University Northridge

 B.A.Communications Studies

 

Villanova University

Human Resource Management Program

HRCI Certified Professional in Human Resources