Lori M. Ruffin

Executive Director of Movement Leaders Collective

Lori M. Ruffin is an upbeat strategic thinker, speaker, and Executive Director of Movement Leaders Collective, a community for movement leaders and a catalyst for movement leadership. She’s the founder of The COO Team, an operations agency that helps visionary leaders get the strategy and systems they need to scale. Drawing from her experience at a Fortune 500 company, years serving national and international nonprofits, and an MBA program from Regent University, she has worked with and consulted ministries such as Kumveka, Women Doing Well, Generous Giving, The V3 Movement, Created Leaders, The Voices Project, Uptick, and Arrabon. She serves on a handful of nonprofit boards. Living in Richmond, Virginia, she serves as a lay leader in a local urban ministry context with her husband, Marques, and three daughters.


March 18, 2024

Moving from Ministry to Movement

Have you ever had a time when you chose to say “yes” to something that would stretch you beyond your comfort zone? I remember the...