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Rubio, Gwyn Hyman

Gwyn Hyman Rubio

  • Name(s)
    • Rubio, Gwyn Hyman
  • Date of Birth
    • Macon, Georgia
  • Residence(s)
    • Hometown: Cordele, Georgia
    • Costa Rica
    • Berea, Madison Country, Kentucky, 1980-2001
    • Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky, 2001-
  • Education
    • M. F. A. in Creative Writing, Warren Wilson College, North Carolina, 1986
    • B. A. in English, Florida State University, 1971
  • Life Events
    • Served in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica
    • Married Angel Rubio, whom she met while serving in the Peace Corps
  • Awards and Recognitions 
    • Finalist for the Kentucky Literary Award for The Woodsman's Daughter
    • Nominee for the PEN/Faulkner Award for The Woodsman's Daughter
    • Sense Pick Award for The Woodsman's Daughter
    • Oprah's Book Club Best Book nominee for Icy Sparks, 2001
    • Nominee for the Pushcart Press Editor's Book Award for Sharing Power
    • Cecil Hackney Literary Award for first prize in the National Short Story Competition for Little Saint
    • Received grants from the Kentucky Arts Council and the Kentucky Foundation for Women
  • Employment
    • Professional writer
    • Served in the Peace Corps
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer

Ruffenach, Linda

Linda Ruffenach

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  • Name(s)
    • Linda Ruffenach
  • Date of Birth
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • B.A. in Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas Texas
    • Business Administration, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky
    • Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Life Events
    • Founder of the Whisky Chicks and Bourbon Basics
  • Employment
    • Founder and Chief Strategist, Execuity LLC, Louisville, Kentucky, 2014-present
    • Founder, Whisky Chicks LLC, Louisville, Kentukcy, 2014-present
    • Interim EVP of Operations and Strategic Advisor, GlowTouch Technologies, Louisville, Kentucky, 2017-2020
    • Senior Consultant, Mercer PeoplePro, Louisville, Kentucky, 2017
    • Accent Marketing, 1998-2014
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Businesswomen
    • Entrepreneur
    • Writer

Russell, LouAnn

  • Name(s)
    • LouAnn Russell
  • Date of Birth
    • 1956
    • Adair County, Kentucky
  • Residences
    • Plum Point, Adair County, Kentucky
    • Knifley, Adair County, Kentucky
    • Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity