Mr. Thomas Atkinson
Program Advisor of Army ROTC
P:  (540) 464-7680

Main Office P:  (540) 464-7351
F:  (540) 464-7639

Virginia Military Institute
2020 Kilbourne Hall
Lexington, VA  24450

Contact Army ROTC

Katherine G. Ruffin

Administrative Assistant
Military Science & Leadership

2020 Kilbourne Hall
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA  24450
P:  (540) 464-7351
F:  (540) 464-7639
E:  ruffinkg@vmi.edu  

Career Path

Katherine Gilliam Ruffin was born and raised in South Boston, Virginia.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Services and Psychology in 1981 from Elon University, North Carolina.

Ms. Ruffin worked for a year after completing her degree as a College Admissions Counselor.  She moved to Winston Salem, North Carolina in 1982, pursuing a career in Transportation Sales and marketing covering both National and International Markets.  From 1995-1999 Ms. Ruffin worked for Wachovia Bank in the Trust and Estate Department as an Estate Manager.

Personal

Kathy and her three children, Robert Galloway Ruffin III., Dabney Elizabeth Ruffin, and Katherine Brown Ruffin moved to Lexington, Virginia in 1999.  Ms. Ruffin was the Program Support Technician for VMI Army ROTC from 1999-2004.  In 2004 she was hired by Communication Technologies from 2004-2010 as a contract Human Resource Assistant in the Army Department.  Hired as Administrative Assistant 2010-present.