Ruth Campfield B.S.
Senior Financial and Operations Officer
Finance and Operations
Ruth, who joined IDEA in October of 2013, provides oversight and management of IDEA’s administrative and financial operations. A Kansas native, she earned her B.S.B.A in accounting from Kansas State University. Ruth has extensive experience in higher education administration, dealing with accounting and financial systems, strategic planning, and staff management and development. Her background also includes experience in public and private accounting, including the non-profit sector. Ruth has acted as the chairperson of financial advisory, staff advisory, and employee benefits committees, as well as academic scholarship selection committees, throughout her career in higher education. Ruth and her husband, Mark, have twin sons who reside in Texas and Kansas. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Ruth and Mark are sports fans and enjoy attending sporting events.