The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recognized Jody A. Ruth, founder and CEO, as an NACD Governance Fellow. NACD Fellows, who earn NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®— stand within the highest echelon of those committed to excellence in the boardroom. As the highest standard of credentialing for directors and governance professionals, NACD Fellowship is a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers Fellows with the latest insights, intelligence, and leading boardroom practices—year after year.

Council on Competitiveness Names Jody A. Ruth as Senior Fellow

In a time of ever accelerating technological change and business transformation, the Council on Competitiveness shapes policies and runs programs to jump-start productivity and grow America’seconomy. The Council’s membership is diverse and nonpartisan, representing the major sectors of the economy – CEOs, university presidents, labor leaders and national lab directors.

Ethics Award Semi-Finalist

In recognition of our commitment to ethical business practices, Redstones is a semi-finalist for the 2012 National Capital Business Ethics Awards (NCBEA) Awards. Learn more about this award.
October 2012

Louden Green Business Gold Award

Redstones is a 2011 Loudoun Green Business Challenge Gold Award Winner. The Green Business Challenge is a partnership between the Loudoun County Government and the Chamber of Commerce to encourage Loudoun businesses to adopt environmentally sound business practices. Learn more about this award.


BYOND EventWays Your Business Can Thrive in a Down Economy, September 18, 2019

Looking to prepare your company to be resilient to the impending economic downturn? Jody A. Ruth, CEO and Founder of Redstones, one of the panelists for the discussion, invites you to join an engaging discussion to discover how to prepare your company to thrive. This is a must attend event exclusively for growth mindset executives, general managers and owners of small and mid-market technology and software vendors with annual revenues ranging from $1M – $50M.

Space is limited. To ensure your space, register here today.

Restaurant Brain Trust Event On the Menu: Money

Join us for the next event in the Restaurant Brain Trust Series, On the Menu: Money, where I will be moderating an expert panel who will advise on raising cash through both equity and debt. Hear what experienced operators, investors and lenders recommend. The panel includes Jamie Leads, Owner & Chef, JL Restaurant Group, Hanks Oyster Bar; Shizu Okusa, Co-founder and CEO, JRINK; Elaine Chon-Baker, Co-founder and MD, Mokja Ventures; Tim Ross, Partner, Restaurant Practice, BDO; and Scott Kinlaw, SVP, Commercial Lending, EagleBank. The event will be held at Blind Whino SW Arts Club, 700 Delaware Avenue SW, Washington DC, on October 24, 2017, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Register here.

Restaurant Brain Trust’s Inaugural Event: Recipes for Success

The Restaurant Brain Trust assists restaurant entrepreneurs in achieving successful start-ups and expansions through a series of educational and networking events. The inaugural event, Recipes for Success, was held at the Matchbox 14th Street location on March 7, 2017.

The event included a panel discussion, featuring successful restaurateurs in the Washington DC area. They are, left to right, Peter D’Amelio, President and CEO of Matchbox Food Group; Amy Brandwein, Chef/Owner of Centrolina; and Jack Sosnowski, President & CEO of Nobel Chef Hospitality. Moderated by Bethany Kazaba (far right), the panel shared how they achieved their success, as well as the lessons learned along the way.

The cofounders of the Restaurant Brain Trust are, left to right, Jody Ruth, Redstones; Bethany Kazaba, Neighborhood Retail Group; Michael Sternberg, Sternberg Hospitality; Trish McHugh, BDO; and Elaine Chon-Baker, Mokja Ventures.

The Trust is committed to supporting restaurateurs with opportunities for growth and success through relevant industry information and professional connections.

Optimize Your Exit Value: 5 Financial Statement Warning Signs

Presented by Jody A. Ruth, Cofounder & CEO, Redstones LLC, Founder & CEO, AccuMetrics LLC; and Terry W. Hopkins, Team Lead/Controller, AccuMetrics LLC.

When:  Wednesday July 23, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM EDT

Where: Intelligent Office of Alexandria, 2331 Mill Road, Suite 100 Alexandria, VA 22314