Jim Ruedin Executive Director

Jim Ruedin Executive Director

As our Executive Director, Jim has spent the last 28 years supporting people with disabilities.  Much of that time was spent in case management for people with developmental disabilities.  He was a case manager in St. Louis County, supervised an assessment team for the St. Louis region and case management teams in Jefferson and St. Charles counties.  He also served as the Director of Case Management in Lincoln County.  Early in his career, he provided residential and supported employment services to children with serious emotional disorders.

Jim has a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in management from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Outside of work, Jim is an avid outdoors-man and has served as board president for both local and regional conservation organizations.