Join Ladies DC for our “Women and Finances Event” on April 12!
Two local life insurance and finance experts, Ebony Ruffin and Alexandra Morton, will lead a discussion aimed to help you get your finances in order. There will also be plenty of time for Q&A, networking, and enjoyment of wine/small bites.
- 6:00-6:20pm – Meet and greet
- 6:20-6:55pm – Intro and discussion led by Ebony Ruffin
- 6:55-7:45pm – Intro and discussion led by Alexandra Morton
- 7:45-8:00pm – Q&A
- 8:00-8:30pm – Continued Q&A and networking
Tickets: This event is free for Ladies DC members and $10 for non-members. We have 25 spots available! Get your ticket today on Eventbrite.
RSVP: See who will be attending and stay up-to-date when you RSVP to our Facebook event.
About Alexandra Morton:
As an agent with New York Life Insurance Company, Alexandra Morton has a unique perspective when it comes to financial services for my clients. Her main focus is on Asset Protection, Business Succession Planning, Tax Free Retirement Distribution Planning, and Employee Benefits. She has a specific focus on helping early stage founders and business owners achieve their goals. Professionally, she has worked as a nonprofit executive, startup founder, startup instructor and consultant. As a founder, she is an alumni of one of the nation’s most renowned business accelerators, 500 Startups. Additionally, she taught entrepreneurship with the nation’s largest entrepreneurial research foundation as a Kauffman Fasttrac New Venture Instructor. As a nonprofit executive, she secured funding for youth programs from Top 50 Companies. With a list of recognitions under her belt including, but not limited to, receiving awards for being the Young Entrepreneur of the Year from the Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, she was recognized as an ATHGO Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation Scholar at the World Bank. She was also selected among thousands of young entrepreneurs under 35 to be honored in the prestigious 2014 & 2015 Empact Showcase at the United Nations.
About Ebony Ruffin:
Ebony Ruffin is the founder and Managing Member of Ruffin Consulting Services, a business-consulting firm providing subject matter expertise in life insurance. Ebony’s passion for financial consulting developed as she traveled the world as the daughter of an active duty military parent in the U.S. Army. Through her experience both domestic and abroad, she learned the value of saving and investing. Ebony pursued her passion for finance through her studies at Auburn University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Mercer University. Throughout her career she’s managed finance and accounting departments in various industries. She currently is the Finance Manager of a team of 4 accountants serving a tenured staff of 60 plus attorneys for a law firm in Reston, Virginia where she has a seat at the table of the Board, Executive Committee, Billing and Collections Committee, 401(k) Committee and is the Firm’s 401(k) Administrator with J.P. Morgan. In addition to her expertise in corporate accounting, Ebony continues to serve her greater purpose in life of creating financial awareness through her business-consulting firm, Ruffin Consulting Services. Ebony Ruffin is a licensed agent and appointed with National Life Group. Through Ruffin Consulting Services she offers effective business solutions for business owners and families through a suite of financial solutions consisting of Life Insurance Protection, Retirement Planning Services, Living Benefits, Annuities and Key Person Insurance. She knows that everyone’s economic and life situations are unique; therefore, she provides confidential and personalize service when providing clients the right life insurance products to fit their needs. She has been a keynote speaker on finance and life insurance at Howard University’s National Council of Negro Women: The League of Extraordinary Women Gala, Emilie Aries Bossed-Up Bootcamp and featured as Emilie Aries Bossed-Up Career Crush, G.I.R.L. Inc. and Clever Girl Finance. She currently serves as the D.C. Chapter Leader of Levo League.