Who We Are
What separates TRG is our people – professionals with a passion for their clients…and a determination to deliver results. We offer our clients first class service and in depth counsel and knowledge. We are plugged into the healthcare landscape. Our professionals are dedicated to specialized teams to focus on specific sub sectors. For clients, that translates to programs that achieve results quickly and help to propel the company’s growth.
We are identified by the quality healthcare companies we represent and the passion we bring to what we do every day – delivering on the objectives we set for meeting our clients’ goals. We share these characteristics with our emerging clients who demand the same energy and determination from their internal staff.
Our competitive advantage is our total immersion in clients’ challenges and opportunities. The depth of our relationships benefit clients, as it leads to the crafting of a clear communications pathway to meet corporate objectives. Our boutique structure translates to flexibility, creative thinking and rapid responsiveness. Our base in the heart of New York City places us squarely at the center of the world’s capital and media markets.
A distinct and tailored account team assures strong identification with client culture and goals for measurable results. Senior professionals with direct industry experience head our teams and serve clients on a day-to-day basis. This is the foundation of our culture. Our professionals have a wide range of professional expertise including buy-side/sell-side Wall Street experience and scientific clinical research.
Exceptional Senior Leadership
Carol Ruth – Founder and CEO
A long-term leader in the investor relations and public relations profession, Carol has built a reputation for providing corporate management with strategic communications advice and counsel across a wide range of issues. Her strong leadership and heavy involvement counseling clients has guided a wide range of healthcare companies in all sub-sectors and stages of development. In 2010, she was recognized by the IR industry as the recipient of the “Lifetime Achievement in Investor Relations” Award.
Carol prides herself on direct involvement with all TRG clients and the counsel she offers her staff on client issues. She has a demonstrated ability to develop talent and professionals with exceptional dedication to the field.
Carol founded The Ruth Group in 1999 to focus on providing healthcare and technology clients with strategic communications counsel and a high level of client service. Prior to founding The Ruth Group, she was chairman and chief executive officer of Edelman Financial Worldwide, with responsibility for the firm's global investor relations and financial public relations practices. Before joining Edelman in May 1997, Carol was founder, president and chief executive officer of Dewe Rogerson, Inc., building the firm into a leading cross-border agency with revenues totaling over $10 million.
Prior to Dewe Rogerson, Carol was senior vice president of Hill and Knowlton's Financial Division for 18 years. She is a senior member of the U.S. investor relations trade group having served as national chairman and a member of the group’s ethics committee. One of the pioneers in investor relations, Carol has been instrumental in setting standards of investor communications. She has lectured domestically and internationally on both investor and public relations best practices.
Nick Laudico – Sr. Vice President and Group Leader, Medical Technology
Nick Laudico has led The Ruth Group’s medical device team since 2003 and is a strong counselor on messaging and effective communications during development, clinical, pre-launch and commercial stages. His expertise includes communications counsel in all areas of the device arena: regulatory, commercialization and reimbursement processes in a broad range of device subsectors. Laudico has also managed numerous successful investor relations programs for pre-IPO and newly public medical device companies. He has broad experience counseling clients on communications efforts surrounding capital markets activities, M&A transactions and crisis and reputation management issues. Prior to joining The Ruth Group, Nick was at Brainerd Communicators where he focused on strategic corporate communications campaigns for Fortune 500 companies such as Comcast and Liberty Media, as well as motion picture corporations Pixar and Viacom. Prior to that, he was at Travers Collins and Company, a full-service marketing communications agency. He received a bachelor of arts from the University at Buffalo.
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