Natalie Ruggiero is a financial consultant and the SC Launch Board Treasurer.
SC Launch Board of Directors
Natalie is currently working as a financial consultant after a successful career in banking. She was previously employed by BB&T where she served as a Corporate Banker, Area Executive for Middle Tennessee, and most recently, Market President based in Greenville, South Carolina. She received BB&T’s Sterling Performance Award for highest level of achievement on several occasions throughout her tenure. Prior to banking, Natalie worked with FedEx on the Global Operations Internal Audit team, and later served as a Senior Financial Analyst for Overseas Private Investment Corporation in Washington, D.C. She earned her MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of Tennessee and her undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Memphis.
Natalie is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the following organizations: SC Launch (Treasurer); Thornblade Club (Treasurer); and SC Children’s Theatre. Her past community service placements include Board of Director positions with the following organizations: Greenville Chamber of Commerce (Treasurer and Strategic Cabinet Member); Pendleton Place for Children & Families (Board President); SC Independent Colleges & Universities; Salvation Army Auxiliary (Treasurer); Nashville Partnership 2020 Lead Investor Council; Monroe Harding Children’s Home (Endowment & Asset Manager); Opportunities Industrial Center; Junior League of Nashville (Treasurer and Endowment & Asset Manager).
In addition to her financial and managerial experience, Natalie has also served on several search committees to select new executive leadership for business and community organizations. She has led numerous strategic planning, industry consolidation, and capital campaign initiatives.
She and her husband, Evan, reside in Greenville, SC and have three children.