Paul E. Ruffin
VP of Sales : 312-285-6032
Paul is joining Avis in leading the Sales effort for TCGi. With over 25 years in global and national account management, sales and consultative selling success, IT consulting knowledge, supply chain and supplier diversity expertise, he brings a wealth of knowledge in business development, sales process, and process improvement.
He was promoted from New York to corporate headquarters in Chicago, IL to manage and lead the direction up Boise Cascade’s Supplier Diversity efforts, where he served as their Corporate Director of Minority Business Development.
After leaving Boise Cascade, and spending more time in global and national accounts management with two (2) IT consulting and research firms (META Group and Gartner Group), Paul joined CVM Solutions as their first Director of Business Development where he helped grow that business exponentially to the leading firm of its kind in that space.
Paul has worked with over hundreds of Fortune 1000 customers since he joined CVM in 2005, where he served in not only a senior business development capacity, but was also the subject matter expert for supplier diversity within CVM, while managing several blue chip relationships within the CVM portfolio.
Paul resides in Chicago, and is an active and volunteering member within the Salem Baptist Church of Chicago, as well as the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.