Claudia Ruffin, Executive Vice President
Claudia Albergotti Ruffin serves as Executive Vice President of Johnson Management. She is responsible for leading cross-company efforts within The Johnson Group (Johnson Development Associates, OTO Development, and American Credit Acceptance) to deepen the impact of its Guiding Principles, provide oversight and strategic planning of its centralized talent recruitment and internship strategies, strengthen its brand recognition and community visibility, and create processes that support strong team development. Claudia also serves as the liaison to the community for the major philanthropic endeavors of the Johnson family within the community of Spartanburg. Prior to joining JDA, Claudia worked for MotionPoint Corporation in Boca Raton, Florida, providing strategic consultation on online market expansion for current and prospective clients. She has also worked with the Aspen Institute in Aspen, Colorado. Claudia is originally from Anderson, South Carolina, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Wofford College where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Claudia serves on the Executive Board of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Spartanburg Young Professionals. She is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Spartanburg and serves on the organization's Board of Regents. Claudia also sits on the Hospitality Tax Committee for the City of Spartanburg.