Scottsdale, Ariz. – Ruth Engle, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, has been named to AZ Business magazine’s list of 2016 Most Influential Women in the publication’s July issue. In total, 44 prominent professionals were selected from a pool of more than 1,000 candidates by the editorial team at AZ Business magazine and a panel of industry experts.
“Congratulations to Ruth and all who were selected for this terrific honor,” said Dana Garmany, chairman and CEO, Troon. “Ruth is an incredible asset to our growing company, but more importantly she’s an outstanding person and someone I’m proud to call a friend and colleague.”
Ruth Engle joined Troon after serving as vice president and controller of the aerospace division of Honeywell International. During her time at Honeywell, she also held vice president and CFO positions over three leading divisions. Ruth began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has since held financial leadership positions at major global engineering companies. Early in her career, Ruth returned to her alma mater as a professor, teaching economics and business at Lafayette College. She then earned her master’s degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University and co-authored a book titled: “Small Business Survival Guide to Debits, Credits and Cash: What Every Growing Business Needs to Know About Accounting and Finance.”
“While their resumes and industries may differ, the women we selected have all procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of professional excellence, leadership, innovation and community impact,” said Michael Gossie, editor in chief, AZ Business magazine. “AZ Business magazine is proud to congratulate the women who earned the right to call themselves one of the Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. They are changing the face of Arizona business.”
The Most Influential Women of 2016 will be honored at a reception on Thursday, August 25 at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues, the company oversees operations at Troon Golf®, Honours Golf and Troon Privé properties located in 38 states and 31 countries Additionally, there are 56 Troon affiliated properties featuring 75 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club, Kauai, Hawaii; Centurion Club, London, England; The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz.; The Bay Club, Berlin, Md.; Prince’s Golf Club, Sandwich, England; and CostaBaja Golf Club, in La Paz, Mexico.