Haskell B. Ruff, CPA, CMGA is an accomplished professional with expertise in financial operations, budget forecasting/planning, operational problem solving, grant accounting and auditing. Haskell has effectively directed financial audits, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and A-133 compliance audits. He works to implement efficient process improvements to significantly improve transactions flow paths, month-end and year-end closing efficiencies. Haskell draws on his strong leadership skills to manage staff members, oversee financial operations and is considered a valuable contributor recognized for strong analytical skills and exemplary work ethic.
Haskell has over 25 years’ experience working within Corporations, Colleges and Universities holding various auditing and accounting roles including Controller and acting CFO. Haskell has 5+ years of combined experience within the Colleges/Universities systems holding positions of Associate Vice-President at Meharry Medical College and Morehouse School of Medicine. Additionally, he has 15 years with Alcoa, Inc. (Fortune 500 Metals Company) having a progressive career holding various auditing and accounting including interim Plant Controller.
Haskell is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant and is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountant (GSCPA) and National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Oklahoma University. He serves on the Board of Directors for Destiny’s Daughters of Promise, Inc. holding the position of Treasurer. He is a life-time member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Haskell lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Lynne and daughter, Alexis.