Ruth Walton was born into a fundamentalist evangelical family, has studied the Bible since childhood and continues to do so. She earned a BA at Fairleigh Dickinson University and an MPA from Rutgers University. She was the Director of Career of Services at Stevens Institute of Technology before leaving to raise her children. After several years as a stay at home mom, Ruth worked as a consultant in human resources and finance. She currently teaches at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, AR, a position which allows her to utilize her professional skills in a faith-based environment. Ruth’s personal and professional experiences have helped to form her belief that positive relationships are the key to success in the workplace and happiness in one’s personal life. Ruth has two young adult sons. One on the West coast and the other on the East.