Ruth Markel is a noted author, public speaker, and the president of RNM enterprises—a leading management consulting firm. She has worked in senior management positions in both private and public sectors for the past forty years. Ruth has lectured on issues concerning negotiation and advancement in organizations at the University of Toronto, the London Business School, and Ryerson University.
In addition to several TV and radio appearances, Ruth’s published work includes:
L’Art De Negocier (La Presse, 1988), Une Place Au Sommet (Les Editions La Presse, 1986), Le Defi D’une Carrier (La Presse, 1987), S’affirmer Pour Evoluer (La Presse, 1988), Comment Gerer (La Presse, 1987), Karriere 1st Weiblich (Rowohlt, 1989), Moving Up: A Woman’s Guide to A Better Future at Work (HarperCollins Publishers, 1988), Room At The Top: A Woman’s Guide To Moving Up In Business (Penguin Books Canada, 1985), and Der Weg Nach Oben (Econ, 1987).
Due to the unforeseen murder of Ruth’s son, Dan Markel, she and her family have appeared on 20/20 ABC, Inside Edition, CourtTV, and Dateline NBC, and participated in the hit podcast Over My Dead Body by Wondery. With support from Dan’s friends and extended networks, Ruth has engaged in efforts to change Florida’s restrictive grandparent visitation statutes to provide access to courts for other families facing terrible circumstances.
She lives in Toronto with her family.