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HB Ruff Consulting is a highly professional and ethical company committed to working with small to mid-size Colleges and Universities focusing on audit preparations and improving their financial operations.
Our capabilities include:
Financial Operations Management – Interim Leadership Roles
 Audit – Preparation, Field work and Issuances
 Financial Statement Preparation
 Process Improvements – Standard Procedures, Transactions Flow Paths, System Efficiencies
 Training – Staff
Our experiences give us the ability to draw from various scenarios to develop strategies to help our clients.
Our promise is to provide the highest level of professionalism and work ethics.


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, 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 contracted CFO. Haskell has 10+ years of combined experience within the Colleges/Universities systems holding positions of Associate Vice-President at Meharry Medical College and Morehouse School of Medicine, contracted Controller at Wilberforce University and contracted CFO at Arkansas Baptist College. 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 an active-licensed 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 served (2015-2017) on the Board of Directors for Destiny’s Daughters of Promise, Inc. holding the position of Treasurer (2015-2016). He is a life-time member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.