Ruh named chairman of Vail Symposium |

Ruh named chairman of Vail Symposium

VAIL, Colorado – On July 21, Jim Ruh became chairman of the Vail Symposium. Ruh has served on the Vail Symposium board of directors for a number of years. He practiced law in Denver for over 35 years and is a partner at Innovative Disputes Resolutions LLC, a meditation firm in Santa Barbara, Calif. Ruh takes over this position from Rob LeVine, general manager of the Antlers at Vail.

“The board of the Vail Symposium and all of our patrons want to thank Rob LeVine for his extraordinary and dedicated leadership over the past three years,” Ruh said. “Although Rob has stepped down from the position of board chair, we are thankful that he will remain an active member of the board.”

Ruh has previously served as chairman of the Advisory Council for the Hall of Life at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and past chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Colorado Ballet.

The Vail Symposium recently expanded their board and welcomed two new members, Jay Huffard, co-founder and manager of Consor Capital LLC, which manages funds that invest in early stage consumer product and consumer technology companies, and Elaine Kelton, president of the Kelton Group.

The Vail Symposium is a grassroots, nonprofit organization that was founded in 1971. The Symposium’s mission is to provide educational programs for the Vail Valley community that are thought-provoking, diverse and affordable. For more information on future programming and other information visit or call 970-476-0954.

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