Yvette E. Ruiz serves as a Vice President for the Office of Nonprofit Engagement at JPMorgan Chase. Primarily supporting the needs of low-income communities, Yvette’s work with community thought leaders and nonprofit organizations advances policies and programs that are key to driving inclusive economic growth and economic prosperity.
Yvette currently manages the Latinx engagement strategy for the Firm and has shaped JPMorgan Chase’s commitment to building the capacity of nonprofits through a combination of direct programming, thought leadership and collaboration with local partners. Prior to her work at the Firm, Yvette managed a global community relations program at Austin-based National Instruments.
Yvette was born in San Juan, Texas and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. After moving to Austin in 2004 to attend the University of Texas at Austin, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations with a minor in Business. Yvette also holds a professional certificate in Corporate Community Involvement from the Boston College Carroll School of Management.
Yvette serves our local community in a number of ways, including active board service with KLRU-PBS, Austin Ed Fund, Barton Springs Conservancy, Junior League of Austin and RAISE Texas. Yvette also serves on the committee of advisors for the Austin Community Foundation’s Hispanic Impact Fund.