Ruth Lamberty founded Adult Prep, LLC, a hands-on education company, after nearly two decades of marketing, communications and engagement work for various non-profit and for-profit entities. She began her career as a communications associate and rapidly progressed to the positions of Director of Marketing; and Director of Engagement and Communications, responsible for overseeing community outreach and meeting formerly unmet public needs.
Ruth has guided teens and adults in the areas of message development, public speaking, school and career goals, executive functioning and presentation skills. She also volunteers with several community organizations where she helps shape programs for team building, community engagement and self-focused goal setting.
A Certified Life Coach, Ruth received her B.S. from the University of Florida and has received numerous continuing education credits in related fields.
Dave Westreich has been with Adult Prep since its inception, helping to form its mission into the human-forward, coach-led initiative of today. After four decades in the corporate communications field, Dave founded DSW Consulting, leading training and skills development workshops throughout the United States and additionally facilitates team building, partnering and best practices workshops.
An active board member of several philanthropic organizations, Dave also gives of his time, energy and expertise to several volunteer positions.
Professional affiliations for include: the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), the Professional Society for Sales and Marketing Training (SMT), and the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS).
Dave received his B.A. from the University of Maryland and his M.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
With over 30 years of extensive financial accounting experience, Mr. Lamberty is well-versed in
the development and implementation of financial systems and achieving operational objectives through purposeful planning and problem solving. His background ranges from large corporations such as National Geographic Society and APCO Worldwide to medium and small companies like National
Press Club, Troika Entertainment and now Adult Prep.
His knowledge in these arenas makes him the ideal CFO to complement and enhance Adult Prep’s structures and goals, securing their financial health, enabling expansion and the ability to guide more
and more young adults.
A recent graduate of the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida, with a degree in Public Relations and a minor in Innovation, Ariana is excited to be on the team of this ground-breaking business. As a new graduate, she knows first-hand what it takes to push through the challenging situations we all face during our formative years in order to learn, grow and thrive.
Ariana looks forward to putting her experience to good use with Adult Prep, building her career and continuing to learn while helping other young adults develop the requisite skills needed to succeed.